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Politicians across the country enjoy a massive following. The craze is such that people often pray and perform yagnas to ensure that certain political leaders win during elections.
Ahead of the Telangana polls, a man from Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district took an extreme measure to ensure certain political leaders win. The man, identified as Mahesh, slit a piece of his tongue and dropped it in a temple's hundi in Hyderabad's Sri Nagar colony.
According to a News Minute (TNM), quoting police, he also wrote a letter where he said that he wanted to see certain politicians as Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Speaking to the Times of India, Banjara Hills inspector Govinda Reddy said, "He slit his tongue at the temple. A letter was found in his possession, in which it was mentioned that he wants to see two prominent politicians as the Chief Ministers of the two Telugu states. It also mentions his wish of becoming a minister in the AP cabinet."
The incident took place at the Sri Venkateswara temple at Srinagar Colony and Mahesh was rushed to the state-run Osmania General Hospital (OGH), where his condition was reported to be stable.
*Originally published in The News Minute*