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Two Indian Americans donate Rs 13.5 cr to Tirupati temple

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Two Indian Americans donated Rs 13.5 crore to the Lord here on Saturday.

and Guthikonda Srinivas, who hail from Andhra Pradesh, donated the money to the temple 'Hundi' and various trusts run by temple authorities.

Ravi, of Rx Advance, a company based in Boston, donated Rs 10 crore to 'Hundi', while Srinivas, of JCG Technologies, a and consulting firm based in Florida, donated Rs 3.50 crore to the trusts.

They met the officials of (TTD), which manages the richest in the world, handed over the cheques in the presence of Andhra Pradesh's Industry The lauded the gesture of the NRIs.

Thousands of devotees, who visit the hill shrine every day, make their offerings in 'Hundi' while some devotees make their TTD runs several trusts engaged in social, religious, literary and educational activities.

According to TTD officials, the temple's earnings during 2018-19 are expected to be Rs 2,894 crore, of which the offerings in temple 'Hundi' are likely to be Rs 1,156 crore.



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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 13:40 IST