Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday presented pattu vasthrams (silk clothes) to Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy at Yadadri for the celestial marriage of the Lord (Srivari Kalyanotsavam). The Chief Minister arrived at Vadaigudem, located near Yadagirigutta, by chopper at 11 am.
KCR presents Pattu Vasthrams to Yadadri Lord
After performing a special pooja along with his wife at the main temple on Thursday, the CM offered pearls and silk clothes to the presiding deity Lord Sri Lakshmi Narsimha and his consort Goddess Lakshmi. Priests welcomed the CM couple with Poorna kumbham. The CM was accompanied by Governor Narasimhan and wife Vimala.
On his arrival at the temple, the priests accorded a traditional welcome with purna khumbam to the Chief Minister. Rao, along with his wife, presented pattu vasthrams for Kalyanosthavam and participated in special poojas. Later, the temple priests blessed the couple on the occasion.
The Chief Minister, later, held a meeting with officials of Yadagirigutta Temple Development Authority (YTDA) and district officials and reviewed the ongoing development works of the temple. It is learnt that the Chief Minister had expressed displeasure over the slow pace of temple development works and directed the officials to expedite the works.
Rao has also instructed the YTDA and temple officials to discuss with the R&B department officials about the construction of shopping complex and a kalyana mandapam. He insisted that the size of kalyana mandapam should have enough space to perform 5,000 marriages at a time. It has also decided to stop the darshan at the main temple after completion of Bala Alayam where darshan facility would be provided to the devotees.