Srivari darshan for pilgrims stopped till March 31 says Addn EO

As part of restricting spread of covid-19 TTD has stopped Srivari darshan for pilgrims till March 31, said Additional EO Sri AV Dharma Reddy.

On Monday, the Additional EO said that keeping the health safety of local population at Tirumala, TTD has decided to impose a ban on movement of vehicles on Tirumala-Tirupati ghat roads from 9pm to 6am from March 24 onwards till further orders.

He said the TTD had also given option of cancellation of ₹300 special entry darshan tickets, arjita seva tickets and accommodation refund for online bookings from March 25 onwards.

He also instructed that only a few staff will be allowed inside the Srivari temple for the rituals of Koil Alwar Thirumanjanam and Ugadi Asthanam on March 24 and 25 respectively.