TTD’s initiative yielding good results: JEO

Tirumala: TTD’s initiative of setting up three lines between Vendi Vakili and Bangaru Vakili in the angular point is yielding good results, Tirumala JEO  KS Sreenivasa Raju said on Monday.

After a review meeting of developmental activities and facilities for pilgrims, the JEO said to overcome the woes of currency crunch by pilgrims, PoS machines have been set up by all the banks in Tirumala. “Even at reception counters, VIP break darshan tickets counter we have kept the swiping machines for the sake of the pilgrims. We have also instructed the hotels which we have allotted through tender process to keep the PoS machines to avoid any sort of inconvenience to pilgrims”, he said.

He also said road extension works are in the offing near Srivari Padalu. To avoid speeding of vehicles, the toll plaza near Papa Vinasanam road has been instructed to record the vehicle tracking time.

Laksha Kumkumarchana

Meanwhile, the celestial fete of Laksha Kumkumarchana in connection with the annual Karthika Brahmotsavams will be observed in the shrine of Goddess Padmavathi Devi in Tiruchanoor on November 25. This fete will be performed in a ceremonial manner in Sri Krishna Mandapam on Friday. The processional deity of Goddess Padmavathi will be seated on a special platform and the Kumkumarchana is performed chanting Her divine names from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The Grihasta devotees who are willing to take part in this fete should pay Rs.1,116 per ticket on which a couple will be allowed.

-NSS

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