CJI TS Thakur Visits Tirumala Tirupati Temple

CJI TS Thakur Visits Tirumala Tirupati Temple

Chief Justice of Supreme Court Tirath Singh Thakur reached Tirumala on Saturday evening. On his arrival at Sri Krishna Rest House Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Trust Executive Officer D Sambasiva Rao and TTD Tirumala JEO KS Sreenivasa Raju accorded him a warm reception. Later the CJI along with his family members visited Srivari temple and offered prayers to lord Ventakateshwara. Supreme Court Judge Justice NV Ramana, Reception Official Rama Rao, Lakshminaryana Yadav and other officials were present on the occasion.

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TTD Ready to Establish 500 Temples

TTD Ready to Establish 500 Temples

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Trust and Endowments Department is ready to build 500 temples in SC-ST and fisherman colonies, said D Sambasiva Rao, the state Executive Officer while addressing students at the inaugural event of a TTD program to train dalit youths for priesthood at SVET. “We are ready to construct around 500 temples in SC, ST and fishermen colonies along with Endowments department. But without priests, the temples are of no use. So TTD is committed to train you all,” Rao said in his address. He added that the seven-day…

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TTD Restarts Priesthood Training Program for Dalits

TTD Restarts Priesthood Training Program for Dalits

Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams has relaunched its program to train youths from backward castes for priesthood, the TTD trust said in a news release. The week long program, which aims at training and initiating Dalits in to priesthood was inaugurated in Sri Venkateswara Employees’ Training Academy (SVETA), in Tirupati on Saturday. The trust, in last September, had launched a three-months priesthood certificate program, marking a clear departure from tradition, to train 100 youths each from dalit communities in Chittoor and West Godavari districts. The students were trained in smartha traditions, which…

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