TTD Denies Media Reports of Finding Black Centipede in Tirupati Laddu.

Tirumala: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Trust (TTD) on Tuesday denied the media reports about a devotee finding a black centipede in Tirupati laddus as baseless and false.  Several media had reported that  two devotees who bought two Tirupati laddus-the famed sweet and prasadam of the lord Balaji temple at Tirumala — found a centipede inside one of the laddus.  Gonnabatthula Devi Prasad and his friend Trinadh, resident of Ramapuram Colony of Parvatipuram town, went to Tirupati on Saturday for darshan. They purchased four laddus for Rs 300. Trinadh discovered the centipede inside the sweet on Sunday.”

Responding to the reports, the officials at the temple have told Tirupati News Network that the issue is false and no sufficient evidences have been found to prove as the poisonous black centipede.

Gonnabatthula Devi Prasad and his friend Trinadh from of Ramapuram Colony of Parvatipuram town near Tirupati had gone to Tirumala temple on Saturday for darshan. They reportedly had purchased four laddus for Rs 300 which allegedly contained remains of black centipede.

LaddusResponding to the media reports, the officials at the temple told Tirupati News Network that the allegations were false, and baseless. The temple authorities clarified that no evidence has been brought to the notice of the trust about finding the worm remains inside the much sought after laddu.

Orugunda Suresh
Sr. Reporter

Orugunda Suresh is an electronic media journalist with eight plus years of experience. He excels in visual communication and has worked as correspondent for premier media organisations such as Maa TV, Mahaa TV, TV9,  ETV Network(TV18 Group), Studio N. He contributes news stories and features  to thirupatinews.com from Tirumala and Tirupati.

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