TIRUMALA, 28 December 2016: Hon’ble President of India, H.E. Sri Pranab Mukherjee, offered prayers at the temple of Goddess Padmavathi at Tiruchanoor here on Wednesday morning.
The President and his entourage reached the temple where he was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the main threshold (Mahadwaram) by temple priests.
Temple priests, TTD chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy and TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao led the Honourable President along with Honourable Governor of AP Sri ESL Narasimhan, into the temple.
The President stood before the deity of Goddess Padmavathi for few minutes and offered prayers. Later the first citizen of the country was offered with prasadams of Goddess Padmavathi.
TTD JEO Sri Pola Bhaskar, Spl Gr Dy EO Sri Munirathnam Reddy, and others were also present.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI