UNION MINISTER FOR POWER OFFERS PRAYERS IN TIRUMALA
Tirumala, 24 June 2016: Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Sri Piyush Goel accompanied by family members took part in Abhishekam Seva and offered prayers in the world renowned famous Hindu Shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Friday.
On their arrival, the Hon’ble Union Ministers were accorded a grand reception by the TTD Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy, EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao, Joint Executive Officer Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju 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 EO and JEO offered the Minister, Lord’s silk vastram, prasadams and lamination of Lord Venakteswara.
DyEOs Sri Sri Rama Rao, OSD Sri Lakshminarayana Yadav and others were present.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI