The Honourable Finance Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri Yanamala Ramakrishnudu offered prayers at Venkateswara temple on Saturday morning. At the entrance of the Srivari temple he was accorded warm welcome by TTD officials. Yanamala came to Tirumala along with his family on Friday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Putta Sudhakar Yadav, who was appointed as TTD Chairman.
Speaking to the media, Yanamala said the AP government had requested the GST Council to give exemption from GST. The Minister stated that accommodation charge exceeds Rs 1,000 then the GST is charged. He mentioned that the TTD has paid R 2.5 crore as GST.