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'I will live and die as Trump fan', says Telangana man after unveiling statue

The "highly-anticipated" list, as the headline said included names of famous media houses including The New York Times, CNN, ABC News, Washinton Post among others. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 20, 2019, 10.22 AM (IST)

A young Donald Trump's fan from Konnea village in Telangana recently unveiled a six-feet statue of the US president and said that he observes fast every Friday for the Republican leader.

Bussa Krishna unveiled the statue on the occasion of Trump`s birthday on June 14 and performed `Abhishek`.

"I have installed Donald Trump`s statue on his birthday and I pray to him like a God. For the first time, I saw Trump in my dream and it has repeated for the second time. The day India vs Pakistan match was held I saw him in my dream and thankfully India won the match. After this incident, I have kept Trump`s picture as my display wallpaper of my mobile," he reportedly told news agency ANI.

Trump's statue cost Krishna around Rs 1.3 lakh.

"I installed Trump`s statue with my own money and it cost me around Rs 1.3 lakh. After installing his statue many people are calling me a Trump fan. I also observe fast on every Friday for Trump. I will live as Trump fan and die as Trump fan," he added.

"I thought Krishna has gone mad as he was worshipping Trump. He is continuously performing pooja for the last three years. Later, I started respecting him for his passion. He also celebrates Trumps birthday grandly," one of the villagers said reportedly told ANi.

Krishna said he was impressed by Trump's straightforwardness. 

Interestingly, Krishna`s love for Trump has attracted international media as well. Many foreign media outlets have come forward to cover him in the recent past.

(With inputs from ANI)