Giving top priority to common pilgrims, TTD Trust Board Chairman Dr Ch Krishnamurthy and TTD EO Dr D Sambasiva Rao said that the darshan for commoners will commence by 4am Vaikuntha Ekadasi on January 13.
Necessary shelter, Annaprasadam arrangements will be made to pilgrim devotees. Special Bhajan programs will also be arranged through HDPP, they added.
COMMON PILGRIMS TOP PRIORITY DURING JAN 1, VAIKUNTHA EKADASI AND DWADASI-TIRUMALA JEO
For the important occasions of English New Year on January 1, Vaikuntha Ekadasi on January 13 and Vaikuntha Dwadasi on January 14, which are lined up in next couple of weeks, Tirumala JEO asserted that common pilgrims will be given top priority for darshan during these three days.
The weekly review meeting took place at Annamaiah Bhavan in Tirumala on Monday with various heads of departments by Tirumala JEO. He called upon the HoDs to make best possible arrangements in their respective departments for the multitude of pilgrims who will thronging on these three days keeping in view the past experiences,
He also said, there will not be any previlege darshans including donors, aged, physically handicapped, parents with infants during January 1 and January 13 and wide publicity should given for the sake of the pilgirms over the cancellation of previleged darshans, he added.
The JEO instructed to complete the necessary arrangements with in the specified time and gear up for the big events.
All HoDs working in Tirumala were present.