After division of Andhra Pradesh, the Telangana’s sacredness is being attached to AP’s capital city Amaravati.
The sacred Godavari river water and soil collected from Basar, temple town of knowledge goddess Saraswati, will be mixed with the water and soil collected from various sacred places within the Andhra Pradesh and is to be used in foundation stone laying ceremony to capital city Amaravati on October 22.
Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu personally received Godavari water and soil collected from Basar area from the local TDP leaders.
The Minister also performed puja at Saraswati temple and initiated Akshrabhysam to his granddaughter on the occasion of auspicious day Mula Nakshtram. Devotees consider the mula nakshtram as birth day of goddess Saraswati.
It is learnt that, TD asked their Telangana leaders to contribute sacred water collected from local rivers and soil from sacred places like temples and historical fort Kakatiya and other religious places.
Andhra Pradesh government is collecting river water and soil from various sacred places like temples and forts in the Telangana and mixing them with the with the same collected from various places within the Andhra Pradesh and has sprinkled around the place selected for capital city Amaravati as part of foundation stone laying ceremony.