AP govt forms panel to probe missing silver lion idols from Kanaka Durga temple
Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivasa Rao on Wednesday inspected the chariot at Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada after the BJP demanded a probe into the missing of silver lion idols attached to the chariot. The minister ordered for setting up a committee to probe as to how they went missing from the temple.
Speaking to the media, Vellampalli stated that the presiding deity was taken on the chariot ride during the previous TDP government. He assured the people of taking stern action against the guilty. The minister said that security of temples are being looked after by private agencies in the state.