RAJAMUNDRY, JULY 25:
. Replica temple of Lord Venkateswara was constructed by TTD and formally inaugurated on July 13 with Maha Samprokshanam
. So far (till 6pm of July 25) about 4.1 Lakh pilgrims had darshan of Lord Venkateswara
. So far (till 6pm of July 25) the Srivari Hundi collections stand at about 35 lakhs (Apprx.)
. About 4.5 Lakh free (small) lady’s were distributed to pilgrims along with Pulihora and Chakkara Pongali
. Under the instructions of Honourable CM of AP Sri N Chandrababu Naidu, Ttd has commenced Annaprasadam distribution from July 20 onwards and so far 1.2 Lakh pilgrims had Sambar rice and curd rice by the end of Pushkaram.
. The total revenue through sale of TTD publications stood at around Rs.7,00,000.
. The cultural programmes organised at Kovvuru, Municipal Grounds, Subramanya Maidanam, Arts college Grounds by HDPP, Annamacharya Project, Dasa Sahitya project, SV Dance and Music college has won the attention of pilgrims and AP CM also appreciated the art forms.
. Every day the processional deity in the different forms enthralled the pilgrims during Pushkara Harati in Saraswathi Ghat.
. Under the instructions of TTD EO Dr D Samba Siva Rao, Tieumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju personally supervised every activity from starting till end and made the religious event a huge success.
. TTD Trust Board Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy also inspected the arrangements at regular intervals in Municipal Grounds, Rajamundry TTD Kalyana Mandapam, Pushkar Ghat etc.
. TTD has deputed over 500 employees and 700 Srivari SEVAKULU were deployed to render services to multitude of visiting pilgrims.
. Ministers Sri P Manikyala Rao, Sri Kamineni Srinivas, Sri B Gopala Krishna Reddy have also offered prayers in the Srivari temple.
. AP CM Sri N Chandrababu Naidu has complimented Ttd Trust Board Chief, TTD mandarins, workforce and volunteers for making elaborate arrangements for Pushkaram.
ISSUED BY TTD PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, CAMPING AT RAJAMUNDRY