On the pretext of conducting a pooja, the convict replaced the victim's jewellery with some stones. Eswari realised she was cheated when she opened the vessel after a few days.
During the day, a servitor reportedly sustained serious injuries after falling down on the Baisi Pahacha while carrying the Mahaprasad on his head.
Over 3,000 habisyalis observing the brata at government expense were facilitated with transport to and from Simhadwar for darshan of the Trinity.
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On October 15, Selvi left home saying that she was going to visit a friend at Elampillai in Salem district. But she went missing and her mobile phone too could not be reached.
The temple officials said that devotees thronged the queues from Lord Vinayaka temple in Canal road in the wee hours after taking a holy dip in the River Krishna.
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Temple authorities collect a revenue of Rs 29.3 lakh through the sale of laddus, darshan tickets and special prayers
A large number of devotees worship the deity in the avatar of Mahalakxmi, the Goddess of riches, during the Navaratri celebrations.
The temple is located on the banks of River Godavari and is estimated to be constructed in the sixth century.
Representatives from 193 countries converged at Amritapuri to extend their wishes to the spiritual leader.
Temple executive officer D Peddiraju said that they have taken elaborate measures to ensure facilities, including accommodation, food, drinking water and other amenities.
It is to be recalled that after the fatal leopard attack on a six-year-old girl on the Alipiri trekking path a few months back, the TTD had stopped allowing trekking of children below 12 years after 2
It's a 5km walk upwards with no roads or steps, only rocks on which to climb to reach the temple," said Ganesan N, farmer and local activist.
The move comes in the wake of the leopard attack that claimed the life of a six-year-old last month.
"The temple is the pride of Pullambadi but there is no clean water supply to the pond. The existing water line is from a nearby canal which is making the pond water unclean,"
Temple EO Bramaramba and other officials monitored the proceedings of the special rituals performed in the temple.
The construction was proposed by SJTA after a review meeting
Sources said the mishap took place when the group of devotees was heading towards Tadakeswar Temple in their village carrying holy water from Rushikulya river in Aska.
Meanwhile, the forest officials allegedly forced the revenue officials to leave the forest check post on Monday.
On June 22, a five-year-old boy Koushik suffered severe head injuries after being attacked by a leopard on the Alipiri footpath.