CM orders Online tickets at Durga Temple

Published: 28th September 2014 06:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th September 2014 06:01 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that ‘Dasara Mahotsavams’ at Durga Malleshwara Swamyvarla temple, Vijayawada will be declared as ‘State festival’. He visited the Durga temple Saturday to have darshan of Goddess Durga adorned as Sri Gayatri Devi on the third day of the Mahotsavams. After performing special pujas to the ‘Ammavaru’, CM Chandrababu Naidu ordered officials to prepare detailed plans for the all round development of Kanaka Durga temple located in the capital city. He further directed them to increase the queue lines to three and make efforts to provide darshan to one lakh people per day.  Besides directing Durga temple officials to make efforts to provide Annadanam to 10,000 devotees as against 5,000 now, the CM also ordered to introduce online ticket booking system at Durga temple on the lines of TTD. He promised that Endowments lands will be protected and educational institutions and hospitals will be set up with temple’s fund.

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