The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today visited Tirumala Temple at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. After visiting the temple, Prime Minister said below things to people of India.
“May there be peace, unity and harmony in the country.
May we succeed in eliminating poverty.
May Lord Balaji bless the country for happiness and prosperity in the common man’s life.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offerered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at the Tirumala hill shrine on October 22, a top temple official said on Tuesday.
On his maiden visit to the temple after becoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi would reach here in the late afternoon of October 22, Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devassthanams (TTD), which manages the cash-rich shrine, Chadalavada Krishnamurthy said.
After laying the foundation stone for Andhra Pradesh’s new capital city Amaravathi in the forenoon, Mr. Modi accompanied by state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu would arrive here on a three-hour visit, he said.
Mr. Modi had visited the temple and offered prayers as the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate on May 1 last year.
Meanwhile, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told reporters here that before proceeding to Tirumala, Mr. Modi would inaugurate a new passenger terminal constructed at a cost of Rs.190 crore at the Tirupati Airport.
He would also lay the foundation stone for a mobile phones manufacturing hub to come up close to the airport, District Collector Siddharth Jain said in a press release