Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana visited the Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning along with his wife and worshipped the deity. This is his first visit to the temple after being sworn in as the Chief Justice on 24 April this year.
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Chairman Y. V. Subba Reddy welcomed Ramana, who entered the temple through its main entrance. As per tradition, the CJI was escorted into the temple amid chants by the vedic priests.
Later, the CJI received the ‘prasadam’ (consecrated food) with blessings from the priests at Ranganayakula Mandapam. NV Ramana offered prayer at Akilandam and later visited Anjaneya Swamy along with his family. He later told the media that he had reached this level with the blessings of Swami. Justice NV Ramana said he would work to take the judiciary to the highest level.