‘Yaga’ is being organised in the sprawling premises at Rao’s farm house at Erravelli village in Medak district.
A fire broke out at the five-day yagna organised by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Medak district on Sunday.
KCR with strength of 1,100 priests from seven states to chant the mantras and perform the prayers. KCR had also constructed a mega yagashala, a structure made of bamboo and paddy straw over 40,000 square feet, with 106 yagna kundas (fire pits).
KCR has faced stiff criticism from the Opposition, accusing him of misusing government machinery and wasting public money.Rao, dismissed the charge, claiming that no government money was being spent for the 'Yaga (ritual)."
Many fire fighting teams pressed into action at Yagna site brought the fire under control immediately but destroyed the thatched roof of the main pandal.