He criticised the TTD’s ‘decision’ to demolish the ancient Parvetu Mandapam, which he claimed was more than 800 years old.
The special feature of the programme is that in the place of Suprabhatam, Tiruppavai is observed in all Sri Vaishnava temples during that one month.
Further, the TTD Board approved a sanction of Rs 3.50 crore for purchasing equipment to set up a wildlife monitoring cell control room.
However, the SRIVANI ticket holders will be provided darshan at par with those who have SED tickets.
He directed the officials concerned to make elaborate arrangements involving donors of the respective areas in coordination with local administration and police.
The TTDP president accused party general secretary Nara Lokesh of not lifting or answering his calls though he tried to contact him almost 20 to 30 times.
Though no reason has been given for the decision, it is learnt that public and political criticism against such a move prompted it to stop the TTD from allocating funds for Tirupati.
The engineering staff has double checked the Golden chariot, which will replace the Wooden Chariot for this second Brahmothsavams.
The TTD has approved to increase in monthly wages of sanitation workers from Rs 12,500 to Rs 17,500.
The queue of pilgrims stretched up to Gograbham Dam which is about 3.5 km from the entrance of the Vaikuntam Queue Complex leading to the temple.
On the first day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy presented silk clothes to Sri Venkateswara Swamy on behalf of the State government on Monday evening.
The government issued a GO on August 25, appointing the three as TTD Trust Board members.
JEO Veerabraham, Special Deputy EO Varalakshmi, one of the Chief Priests of Tirumala Temple Venugopala Dixitulu, All Projects Programme Officer Rajagopal, and others were present.
To mark the 60th anniversary of VHP, Bajrang Dal Shaurya Jagaran Yatra and Dharmacharya Yatra are being taken up.
Besides the Srivari temple being built in Navi Mumbai, the TTD has given approval for construction of another temple at Bandra with Rs 1.65 crore.
BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao asserted that those appointed as members of the TTD Board should be devout and not those who have a negligent attitude toward rituals and traditions.
Chinta Venkateswara Rao, a retired railway employee of Vijayawada, filed the PIL and urged the court to stop the implementation of GO with regard to the appointment of the three people.
Speaking on the sidelines of an event in the temple town, Bhumana said he was the one who performed 30,000 mass weddings to stop religious conversions.
He was arrested in November last year and released on bail. He turned approver in June this year.
The TTD officials also announced that an alert should be raised immediately if any footpath vendor comes across the movement of wild beasts.