TIRUPATI JEO FLAGS OFF SKVST AND SKT TEMPLE PRACHARA RATHAMS
Tirupati, 7 February 2015: Tirupati JEO Sri Pola Bhaskar on Saturday flagged off the Prachara Rathams of Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy (SKVST) and Sri Kapileswara Swamy (SKT) temples separately in the two temple premises respectively.
Speaking on this occasion, the JEO said, these vehicles will go round about all the nearby villages surrounding the two temples and invite the denizens for the annual brahmotsavams.
He said Shobha yatra will be performed on February 14 from KT Road to Srinivasa Mangapuram on the fifth day of Sri KVST and Lakshmi Haram which is brought from Tirumala will be decorated to the processional deity of Lord Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy on Garuda Seva day which falls on the same day evening.
Meanwhile, he said elaborate arrangements have been made for the brahmotsavams of both the temples with respect to security, barricading, parking, annaprasadam distribution, sales of TTD publications, health and hygiene etc. Besides this there will devotional cultural programmes by HDPP and Annamacharya Projects during the brahmotsavams as a special attraction for the multitude of visiting devotees.
The JEO said, TTD has also made elaborate arrangements keeping in view the huge turn out of pilgrims for KT on Mahasivarathri auspicious day which falls on Feb 17.
HDPP Special Officer Sri S Raghunath, DyEO of KT Sri Balaji, DyEO of SKVST Sri EC Sreedhar and others were also present.
ISSUED BY TTDs PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TIRUPATI