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One Town police is all set to issue notices to more employees of Goddess Kanaka Durga temple in connection with the memento scam unearthed last Sunday.
The decoration was made by the temple authorities to mark Karthika Suddha Vidhiya.
The AEO had also lodged a complaint with the police earlier, alleging that he was made a scapegoat in the issue.
The suspended officials included Assistant Executive Officer (AEO) S Achyuth Ramaiah and record assistant Sunitha.
‘Laksha Bilvarchana’ will be performed in front of Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy on Nov 12, 19, 23, 26, December 3 and 5.
This year, devotees will adorn Bhavani Mala begin on November 19 and the Bhavani devotees will relinquish deeksha between December 29 and January 2, 2019.
More than 14 lakh devotees have visited Kanaka Durga temple atop Indrakeeldari for darshan during this Dasara.
It may be noted he and his family members were stopped by the police and told to stand in queue lines by purchasing tickets on Monday.
On the third day of Dasara celebrations on Friday, a large number of devotees thronged Kanaka Durga temple here to have darshan of Goddess Kanaka Durga in Gayatri Devi alankaram.
Krishna District Collector B Lakshmikantham had darshan of goddess and interacted with devotees about the arrangements in the queue lines.
This year, an estimated Rs 8.5 crore has been earmarked for Dasara, which is celebrated as a ‘State festival’ since 2015.
A free bus will operate from Ashoka Pillar to Indrakeeladri for the elderly and the physically challenged.
Kanaka Durga Temple authorities are making arrangements for the nine-day Dasara festival, starting October 10, with a budget of Rs 8.3 crore.
According to temple officials, the devasthanam provides free meals to 5,000 devotees everyday under ‘Nitya Annadanam’ scheme in the third floor of Mallikharjuna Maha Mandapam.
Vehicles from Hyderabad to Vizag, will be diverted at Ibrahimpatnam Ring centre via G Konduru, Mylavaram, Nuzvid and reach the National Highway 16 at Hanuman Junction.