During the last weekend of Saturday and Sunday with Independence Day falling on Monday, with 3 successive holidays, lakhs of devotees visited Tirupathi for Darshan of their favourite Lord Venkateswara!
There was a swarming crowd of devotees around the temple area!!
As such, all the waiting rooms were filled and further devotees had to wait in long queues outside!
The devotees needed to wait up to 40 hours to have the Darshan of Lord Sri Venkateswara!
As per statistics, 87692 devotees had Darshan day-before-yesterday (Monday, 15th August)!
36932 devotees shorn their heads as per their penance.
In Hundi, a total of Rs. 5.30 Crores were offered by the devotees!
As all offices, schools and colleges reopened on Tuesday (16th August) after 3 days` holidays, the number of devotees reduced!
Still, as per the latest news, 30 rooms in Vaikuntam Complex are full!
Devotees now had to wait up to 10 hours to have Darshan of Lord Venkateswara. The devotees with Rs, 300/- special Darshan ticket had to wait for 2 hours to have Darshan!