“MEASURES TAKEN TO SPEED UP SERVICES TO PILGRIMS IN KALYANAKATTA”-TIRUMALA IN-CHARGE JEO SRI P BHASKAR
TIRUMALA, MARCH 14: The Joint Executive Officer of Tirumala, Sri P Bhaskar who is also currently taking care of the office as In-Charge JEO of Tirumala said that in view of sudden increase in week end rush, measures have been immediately taken to speed up the tonsuring services to pilgrims in Kalyanakattas in Tirumala on Saturday.
The Jeo said, usually the number of who offer tonsuring will range between 50-55%. But sudden week end surge of pilgrims was witnessed on Saturday and over 64% pilgrims offered their hairs as a part of fulfilment of their wish.
Ttd has also made arrangements accordingly and 350 tonsurers including around 50 members Srivari Kalyanakatta sevakulu also rendered services to the pilgrims. When about 38,652 pilgrims had darshan from 3am to 3pm on Saturday around 24, 892 pilgrims tonsured their hairs during the same period.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI