UNION MINISTER FOR JAL SHAKTI OFFERED PRAYERS IN TIRUMALA
Tirumala, 17 Aug. 19: Union Minister for Jal Shakti Sri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat accompanied by Spouse Smt Naunand Kanwar offered prayers to Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Saturday morning.
On their arrival, the Hon’ble Union Minister was accorded a grand reception by TTD Special Officer Sri AV Dharma Reddy and temple priests and escorted him to the sanctum sanctorum.
Inside the sanctum sanctorum, priests of Tirumala temple explained to the Hon’ble Union Minister about the significance of Lord and the jewels adorned to the presiding deity. The Union Ministers of the nation spent few minutes praying before the presiding deity of Lord Venkateswara and later reached Ranganayakula Mandapam where he was accorded Vedasirvachanam by temple priests.
TTD SO offered the Minister, Lord’s silk vastram, prasadams and lamination of Lord Venkateswara.
DyEOs Sri Haridranath, Reception Official Sri Balaji, Temple Peishkar Sri Lokanadham and others were present.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI