BRIEF NOTE ON SRI VARI VASANTHOTSAVAM MANDAPAM AT TIRUMALA
Tirumala, 1 Jun. 10: The Vasantha Mandapam (details) to be inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri K.Rosaiah on June 2 at Tirumala as follows:
The Existing old stone mandapam which was constructed in the tenure of the Sri Krishnadevaraya dynasty.
The old Vasanthotsavam mandapam is with central stone mandapam with A.C Sheet roofing.
The New Vasanthotsavam Mandapam was planned duly providing the existing central mandapam (SANNIDHI) at the same place for performing Sri Vari Vasanthotsavam and the outer wall of mandapam with temple architecture of stone masonry.
Inside Mandapam in front of the Sannidhi there are 12nos of Annivoti stone Sthambhams are erected.
Inside Mandapam all round of the Sannidhi there are 8 nos. of Chitrakanta sthambams are erected.
Estimated cost —- Rs. 5. 16 crores
Size of the Mandapam —- 143’-0 x 72’-0”
Plinth area —- 10300 sft
Accommodation —- 1200 grihasthas
Date of handing over site —- 20-01-2006
Date of completion —- 31-03-2010
Name of the contractor —- Sri V.Natarajan, Silpi
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI