With Covid receding, TTD set to resume Hinduism promotion activities

With Covid-19 infection gradually receding, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is resuming its Hinduism promotion activities with a slew of programs.

The TTD Executive Committee, Hindu Dharma Prachara Parishad on Thursday cleared a proposal to build 1,072 temples in Andhra Pradesh.

Under the plan, temples are to be constructed in Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward Class and fishermen villages within a year. Each temple will be built at a cost of Rs 10 lakh by the Srivani Trust with the support of the State Endowments department.

The committee headed by TTD Chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy decided to organise mass marriage events across the country under the 'Kalyanamastu' programme.

The TTD has also decided to conduct 'Srinivasa Kalyanam' or celestial wedding programmes of the presiding deity in different cities acros