The AP government has taken a U-turn on TTD properties auction G.O. Having drawn the ire of devotees and opposition parties on the TTD properties auction G.O., the government released a new G.O. No.888 which keeps G.O.No.253 dt.30-01-2016 in abeyance.
"Keeping in view of the sentiments of devotees, the Government hereby directs TTD to re-examine the issue in consultation with different stakeholders like religious elders, opinion makers, section of devotees etc., to ascertain whether these properties can be used by TTD for construction of temples, dharma pracharam and other religious activities. Till the finalization of the matter stated above, the proposed disposal of 50 properties by TTD is hereby kept in abeyance," the G.O. of the government reads.
In view of the agitation from various corners, the TTD chairman YV Subbareddy had also made it clear in his press meet that the board had no plans to auction TTD's properties.