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SL Prez Sirisena to offer prayers at Venkateswara shrine on

Press Trust of India  |  Tirupati 

Sri Lankan will offer prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord at near here on April 17.

Accompanied by his wife and other family members and Lankan officials, would land at 20 km from here from at noon on April 16 and reach the hills by road.

After an overnight stay at the TTD guest house on the hills, he would take part in the 'Suprabhatha' ritual (the recitation of Sanskrit hymns by priests to wake the Lord) in the early hours on April 17, a temple told

After offering prayers at the ancient hill temple, would fly to Bangalore, the said, adding that it would be his third visit to the shrine as of

Earlier, he had visited the holy hills in August 2016 and February 2015.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 19:50 IST