FIVE DAY SRI PADMAVATHI AMMAVARI FLOAT BEGINS
Tiruchanur, 8 June 2014: The five-day annual Theppotsavam at Sri Padmavathi Amma Vari Temple, Tiruchanur began here on Sunday. The processional deities of Lord Krishna along with His Consorts were taken around the mada streets encircling the holy shire in grand procession before reaching the venue, Padmasarovar (temple tank). Later, the deities were mounted on the colourfully illuminated Float, and were dragged around the holy tank amidst great religious fervour from 6.30PM to 7.30PM. Tens of thousands of devotees congregated on the holy steps of the temple tank, hours in advance to enjoy the colourful festival. While asthana vidwans played the nadaswaram’ the temple priests recited verses from the holy scriptures. The entire programme lasted for more than one hour.
DyEO Sri Bhaskar Reddy, AEO Smt Nagarathna and others were present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER TTDs TIRUPATI