Tirumala-Tirupati – Apr 12 :
Union Minister for Railways Pavan Kumar Bansal offered worship to Lord Venkateswara at the world famous temple here early today.
On his arrival at the temple Mr Bansal was given a warm reception by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Chairman K Bapi Raju. Later, the minister was given the Lord’s offering (prasadam) and a silk cloth, as per the temple tradition, by Mr Raju the temple’s Deputy Executive Officer Chinnamgari Ramana. Vedic pundits blessed the minister chanting hymns.