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New TTD chairman has Christian leanings?

Publication: Great
Date: December 28, 2006
The newly-appointed trust board chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Bhuman
Karunakar Reddy is likely to trigger controversy in the coming days.
For, his family is learnt to have Christian leanings, at least going by the strong
rumours in the political circles. Karunakar Reddy is also said to be distantly
related to Chief Minister Dr Y S Rajasekhar Reddy, hence the Christian
affiliations. One of the trusted lieutenants of the Chief Minister, Karunakar
Reddy was made the chairman of Tirupati Urban Development Authority, before being
elevated to the TTD Trust Board.
He also reportedly has dealings with the controversial Special Economic Zone
coming up in Satyavedu constituency in Chittoor district. All said and done,
Karunakar Reddy has become the first person hailing from Tirupathi to be with the
coveted post of TTD chairman.