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Addressing a press conference at his chamber here, Rao said that as per the directions of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the department will provide ‘invisible policing’.
The government’s control should be confined in respect of protecting the assets of the temples. He alleged and urged the court to issue directions for prevention of corrupt practices in the TTD.
During the monthly ‘Dial Your EO’ programme at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Friday, 25 pilgrim callers made their suggestions and brought some issues to the notice of Singhal.
The need for separate accommodation for potu workers was also discussed during the meeting.
With the High Court granting an interim suspension on further proceedings by the CIC, as requested by the TTD, the commission adjourned the business and reserved its final order.
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.
The TTD had also stopped honouring recommendation letters during the festival period.
Earlier, trainee IAS officers shared their observations with JEO and thanked TTD for giving them an opportunity which will be helpful to them in future.
Those arrested were identified as Burri Satyanarayana, Vasa Kondala Rao and Adapa Venkata Krishna Rao.
After offering prayers, vedic pundits rendered Vedasirvachanam to Nand Kishore Singh at Ranganayakula Mandapam.
The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is gearing up for the smooth conduct of the Navaratri Brahmotsavams to be held from October 10 to 18.
TTD Executive officer Anil Kumar Singhal has indicated that there will be some changes in the online sale of Arjitha Seva tickets which will come into force from November.
It has taken this decision as huge pilgrim rush is expected during the holy month of Peratasi and Navaratri Brahmotsavams.
He also sought audit of the accounts and properties, including jewellery, of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) for the past three financial years.
Their counsel Lakshmi Narasimha contended that the TTD action was contrary to the judgement of the Supreme Court in BV Patra case.