Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the famous Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati, has announced the distribution of free “darshan tokens” for devotees.
Board of Trustees Chairman Subba Reddy said
Board of Trustees Chairman Subba Reddy said that free darshan token (divya darshan) will be given to the pilgrims who will walk and climb the hill from April 9 on an experimental basis.
Devasthanum Board of Trustees Chairman Subba Reddy, who interviewed the media at Tirupati Hill today, said.
“From April 15th to July 15th, many devotees will come to Tirupati Hill for the summer vacation.
He said that for the convenience of pilgrims who climb the mountain on foot.
Ten thousand tokens will be given daily from the foothills of Tirupati and 5,000 tokens will be given daily to devotees passing through the Srivari Medu footpath for Divya Darshan from April 1 on an experimental basis.
Also, the Devasthanam administration has decided to give priority to ordinary devotees for
Sami Kumbhi as there will be a large number of devotees in view of the summer holidays. Therefore during the summer holidays VIP break darshan will be allowed only to the protocol qualified devotees.
Therefore, we are asking prominent personalities not to send recommendation letters to devotees for Sami Darshan.
Apart from this, it has been decided to reduce the number of Srivani Foundation darshan tickets which are given at a fee of 500 rupees to.
Devotees donating ten thousand rupees each and the number of darshan tickets of 300 rupees given to various.
State Tourism Development Corporations during the summer season.
Tirupati Hill has 7,500 rooms. They can accommodate 40,000 devotees. 85 percent rooms are available for use by ordinary devotees.
Devotees are provided with free food at Annadhana Koodam and Sami Darshan queues operating in Annadhana Koodam
And multi-facility mandapams two and four on Tirupati Hill during summer.
All the budding halls in Tirupati Hill are staffed 24 hours a day throughout the summer season.Also, necessary measures have been taken to distribute Lattu Prasad to the devotees so that there is no shortage,” he said.