Lauding the efforts of the management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams in making wonderful darshan arrangements to the pilgrims following all COVID guidelines, the first citizen of Tamilnadu, His Excellency Bhanwarilal Purohit expressed that this visit to Tirumala will remain as a memorable day in his life.
The Tamilnadu Governor had darshan of Lord Venkateswara along with his entourage on Friday. After darshan of Lord Venkateswara, he was rendered Vedasirvachanam by the Vedic pundits at Addala Mandapam. The Additional EO of TTD AV Dharma Reddy presented him with the Prasadam of Lord Venkateswara.
Later speaking on this occasion, the Governor expressed that he visited many places of worship but the cleanliness that is being followed in Tirumala in spite of visits by thousands of pilgrims every day shows the commitment and dedication of the strong workforce of TTD. “The darshan with social distancing and other norms for pilgrims is well executed by the management”, he reiterated.
On participating in Sundarakanda Pathanam at Nada Neerajana Mandapam, he said, “I am a devotee of Lord Hanuman and I recited Hanuman Chalisa every day. We used to recite Sundarakanda also on occasions. I feel it as a privilege to have taken part in Sundarakanda Pathan at Tirumala and that too on its 100th day. I whole-heartedly compliment the management for taking up such spiritual activities for the well-being of humanity during the COVID crisis which is in the true spirit of our Sanatana Dharma”, he maintained.CVSO Gopinath Jatti, Temple DyEO Harindranath, Reception DyEO Balaji were also present.