Why temples dedicated to celebrities and politicians are constructed in India?In India many temples dedicated to celebrities and politicians exist. The following is a list of some of such temples -
1. Amitabh Bachchan Temple at South Kolkata where Amitabh Bachchan's photos, portraits and an idol is worshipped by his fans.
2. A huge marble statue of Sonia Gandhi who helped in separating Telangana from Andhra Pradesh is installed at Sonia Gandhi Temple in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana and the people worship her as Telangana Talli (Mother goddess of Telangana).
3. MGR Temple at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
4. Namitha Temple at Thirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.
5. Narendra Modi Temple at Rajkot, Gujarat.
6. Kushboo Temple at Tiruchirappalli , Tamil Nadu.
Why temples dedicated to celebrities and politicians are constructed in India and why people worship them?