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TTD opens Rs.20 crore Lord Venkateswara temple in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Tirupati (AP) 

A colossal replica of the Lord shrine at built in Telangana capital was thrown open to devotees Wednesday.

The Devasthanam, which governs the over 2000 Lord shrine at near here, has built the replica temple at a cost of Rs.20 crore on a 3.5-acre site in the posh area in Hyderabad, a told here.

After priests performed special rituals, including Mahakumbabhishekam (consecration) at the crack of dawn, the the devotees were allowed to offer prayers at the new shrine.

Early in 2014 when was at the helm of affairs in the undivided Andhra Pradesh, the TTD had decided to build a Lord temple in

In 2017, had made two princely golden ornament offerings, totally weighing about 19 kg and worth about Rs.5 crore, to the presiding deity.

The TTD has opened a replica temple of Lord Venkateswara in Kanyakumari in and proposed to build another one in Amaravathi, the capital of

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:46 IST