RIL offers Rs 1.11 crore to Tirumala shrine
Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:29 AM
Reliance Industries Limited on Sunday made a offering of Rs 1.11 crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala, an official said. A representative of RIL handed over a demand draft for the amount to AV Dharma Reddy, special officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), that governs the cash-rich shrine, the temple official told PTI.
VIP darshan at Tirupati temple to be abolished soon: TTD chairman
Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 6:45 PM
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) board Chairman has announced that the three categories (L1, L2 and L3) VIP darshans at the Tirupati temple would be abolished soon. The Chairman's comment came after a PIL was filed against the categorisation of devotees terming the TTD move illegal. He said TTD will introduce pilgrim-friendly seva tickets to provide "hassle-free darshan to pilgrims".