Guntur: The AP government has increased the allocation of funds for the construction of churches. Chief of Staff N. Chandrababu Naidu, who participated in the Christmas celebrations in Swasthisala in Kakani in Guntur district on Sunday, handed in a copy of a GO, who said that the funds for the construction of a church Were increased from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 3 lakh, to the elders of the Christian community. Mr. Naidu recited holy verses from the Bible and explained the motto of Christianity to the devotees on occasion.
Mr Naidu, quoting Mother Teresa’s words: “We can not all do great things, but we can do little things with great love,” urged people to work collectively on the development of society which, Tower, state.
He said that no other state in India offered gifts to the poor on every festival except AP. The TD government offered Chandranna Christmas Kanuka to Christians with an expense of Rs 334 crore.
He said the state government had spent Rs 57 crore for the welfare of Christians and increased aid for the Jerusalem pilgrimage to Rs 40,000 from Rs 20,000.
Responding to the request of the organizers of Swasthisala to propose a special train for Kakani on Monday and Saturday, Naidu said that the public in large numbers visit the Swasthisala on both days and so the APSRTC will increase the number of bus services . He also promised to take the issue of the special train to the notice of rail service. He assured the community to protect the property of the churches.