Tirumala Brahmotsavams: AP CM In Tirupati on October 11

Tirumala Brahmotsavams: AP CM In Tirupati on October 11, TTD Rules For Devotees - Sakshi Post

Tirumala: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will participate in the annual Tirumala Brahmotsavams on October 11th, on the occasion of Garuda Seva. As part of his visit he will also inaugurate several development activities  taken up by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) on the hill, the temple Executive Officer(EO) Dr KS Jawahar Reddy stated.

Speaking to media persons after Dial your EO program outside Annamaiah Bhavan at Tirumala, the EO said the Chief Minister will offer silk vastrams on the day of Garuda Seva on October 11 as a part of Srivari annual Brahmotsavam which will be performed in Ekantham from October 7 to15.

He will inaugurate the Go (cow)-Mandiram set up with a donation of Rs.15 crore offered by a devotee named Sekhar Reddy from Chennai. The facility includes a Go-pradakshina, Go- Tulabharam service, and  pictoral displays highlighting the significance of Gomata.

Apart from this, he will inaugurate a new boondi-making kitchen complex built with a donation of Rs.2 crore by N Srinivasan of India Cements.

Among others, Chief Minister will also inaugurate the new paediatric hospital built in the BIRRD hospital complex set up on his directions for which civil works completed and all equipment are procured.

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YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will also inaugurate the Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel (SVBC) Kannada and Hindi channels. The TTD Diaries and Calendars will also be released by the Chief Minister on this occasion.

On the manufacture of Agarbattis, the EO said there was a huge response to the seven brands of agarbattis brought out by the TTD symbolic of the Seven Hills of Tirumala. An MoU with Dr YSR Horticultural University has also been entered. TTD will manufacture artifacts including Divine Portraits of Srivaru and Ammavaru, paperweights, and key chains from used flowers of all TTD sub-temples using the Dry flower technology, which will be released by December or Vaikunta Ekadasi.

 The Alipiri footpath has been refurbished with concrete rooftop shades and other facilities accomplished by the Reliance Company at a cost of over Rs. 25 crore will also be ready for Pilgrims during the  Brahmotsavams.

TTD Rules For Devotees For Tirumala Brahmotsavams

Giving clarity on safety measures, the EO said in view of the health safety of devotees the Slotted Sarva Darshan free tokens are being issued in online from September 25 onwards. All devotees who have booked darshan tickets have to come with certificates of 2 doses of vaccination or a 3 day old Covid positive test which is mandatory.  If the situation turns to normalcy by this month-end, we will think of issuing SSD tokens in off-line by November, he said. 

Ahead of Srivari annual Brahmotsavam, TTD on Monday reiterated that as part of the Covid pandemic, only devotees with SSD tokens /SED tickets along with valid vaccination certificates /Covid negative test reports shall be allowed to enter Tirumala.

In a statement, the TTD said that devotees without valid Certificates or 72 hours old Covid negative reports shall be stopped at Alipiri checkpoint itself and sent back.

Hence the devotees are appealed to come for Srivari Darshan with all adequate preparations and beget blessings of Sri Venkateswara without any hassle and co-operate with TTD, the officials said.

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