Sri Malayappa to Bless Devotees on Seven Carriers on Radha Sapthami

 The temple management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams geared up to host yet another important annual fete, Radha Sapthami on the auspicious occasion of Surya Jayanthi on January 28 in Tirumala in a big way.


In connection with this, TTD EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy along with JEOs Smt Sada Bhargavi, Sri Veerabrahmam, CVSO Sri Narasimha Kishore reviewed with all Heads of various departments at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Wednesday. He directed all of them to ensure a smooth conduct of the mega fete by executing their duties with more dedication. The following are the special arrangements in view of



Sri Malayappa Swamy to take a celestial ride on Suryaprabha, Chinna Sesha, Garuda, Hanumantha, Chakrasnanam, Kalpavriksha, Sarvabhoopala and Chandraprabha Vahanams from dawn to dusk on a single day. 


The Slotted Sarva Darshan tokens stands cancelled on January 28. The devotees shall have darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy through Vaikuntham Queue Complex 2 on that day. 


VIP Break, all arjita sevas, privileged darshan including seniors citizens and physically handicapped are also cancelled.


The advance booking of accommodation also stands cancelled on January 27 and 28. Only CRO General counters will function on these two days for the allotment of accommodation. TB Counter remains closed on these two days.


Four lakhs of laddus are being kept as buffer stock apart from the daily stock of 3.5lakh laddus. 


Annaprasadam and beverages will be supplied to the devotees waiting in galleries, VQC 1 and 2, Narayanagiri Sheds, queue lines, mini Annaprasadam centres in Tirumala from morning to evening. One lakh buttermilk packets, two lakh beverages, 7-8 lakh Ready to Eat varieties including one lakh Pulihora, and other Annaprasadam menu will be served in galleries apart from the routine activity at MTVAC, PAC2, 4 and VQC.


Special arrangements of the distribution of water at 408 points apart from the existing 230 taps, 178 drums in galleries all along the mada streets.


130 odd students from Sri Venkateswara Balamandiram school run by TTD to present Aditya Hridayam during Suryaprabha Vahanam.


CEO SVBC Sri Shanmukh Kumar, FACAO Sri Balaji, CE Sri Nageswara Rao, SE 2 Sri Jagadeeshwar Reddy, Temple DyEO Sri Ramesh Babu and other HoDs were present.




TTD has given Time slot tickets and tokens only to avoid long waiting hours by the pilgrims in compartments and queue lines while having the darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy.


But it is found, every day not less than 3000 devotees are not following the time slots and reporting many hours beyond their prescribed time. 


Henceforth, those pilgrims who are failing to report on given time will be allowed for darshan only through Vaikutham Queue Complex 2 along with the tokenless devotees only.


The devotees who booked tickets in on-line and SSD tokens in Tirupati should follow the given time to have a hassle-free darshan.


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