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Scores of devotees participate in Tumburu theertha Mukkoti at Tirumala Hills

TIRUMALA, MARCH 25, 2024: Several thousands of devotees participated in Tumburu Theertha Mukkoti this year and took holy bath in torrent waters at Tirumala Hills on Monday.

As the Pournami timings lasted both on March 24 and 25, TTD allowed pilgrim devotees to trek the Theertham on both the days.On March 24, a total of 15,750 devotees were allowed from 5am to 3pm ehile on March 25, 8,250 devotees were allowed from 5am to 11am.These devotees performed Thirtha Snanm on the day of Phalguna Poornami.


Upon the instructions of TTD EO AV Dharma Reddy, a large-scale arrangements for the convenience of devotees going to Tumburu Thirtham were made.As part of this, morning and evening Pongal, upma, milk and buttermilk were provided continuously on both the days.

Similarly, in the afternoon and night Sambar rice, curd rice, tomato rice and pulihora were distributed to the devotees by the  Srivari Sevaks.The engineering department laid necessary sheds, ladders and drinking water taps have been installed in the middle of the path for the devotees.

Those suffering from chronic diseases, asthma, obesity and heart related diseases were not allowed to trek the Tirtham. Devotees were allowed only in RTC buses due to parking problem at Papa Vinasanam.

The Radio and Broadcasting Department has made frequent announcements on the precautions to be taken by the devotees while going to Tumburu Tirtham through continuous announcements

Under the supervision of the Health Department, extra staff were appointed for sanitation at Tumburu Theertham and Papavinasanam. Ambulances and paramedical staff  were placed to serve the devotees in emergency situations with essential medicines.

On the other hand, TTD security department, police and forest department staff have made elaborate security arrangements. The devotees expressed immense satisfaction over the food offerings, buttermilk, drinking water and other arrangements provided by TTD.


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