He allegedly stabbed her to death [Photo: Courtesy]

A man in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, is on the run after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death for not preparing his favourite meal for lunch.

According to Daily Mail, Bejjam Kishore, 45, stabbed his 80-year-old mother Bejjam Mariamma to death for not cooking him chicken curry for lunch.

It is alleged that Kishore had bought the chicken and handed it to his mother to prepare then headed off to have a drink.

When he came back drunk, he found his elderly mother had not cooked the chicken.

Furious, he allegedly started shouting at his mother before stabbing her several times. She died at the scene.

Neighbours who heard her screams rushed to the house situated in Badepuram, Guntur district to help the woman.

They found the suspect had fled and reported the matter to the police.

The deceased’s son had been left by his wife and children due to his alcohol addiction.