RIDING GOLDEN CHARIOT, LORD BALAJI ENTHRALS DEVOTEES
Tirumala , Apr 05 :
Lord Malayappa swamy flanked by His Consorts Sridevi and Bhudevi, seated majestically atop the dazzling golden chariot was taken out in a procession along the four mada streets here on Thursday, the second day of the Vasanthotsavam of Lord Venkateswara.
Scores of devotees, who thronged the four mada streets, were enthralled by the colourful procession.
Several devotees dragged the golden chariot by chanting Govinda namams.
Chief electoral officer Bhanwarlal, TTD executive officer LV Subramanyam, CVSO MK Singh, FACAO L Bhaskar Reddy, ACVSO Sivakumar Reddy, temple deputy executive officer Munirathnam Reddy, and others were among those who took part in the ritual.
Later in the afternoon, Snapana Tiru-manjanam was performed in Vasantha Mandapam followed by procession of the utsava murthies from Vasantha Mandapam to Srivari temple through the four mada streets.
The TTD has cancelled Kalyanotavam, Unjal Seva, Arjitha Brahmotsavam and Sahasra Deepalankara Seva during Vasan thotsavam.