TTD opens special entry darshan for November, December

The temple body has opened the online quota registration of entry darshan for November and December on its website. The exact number of online darshan tickets released is unknown.

Updated 11:43 AM, 22 October, 2021
TTD opens online bookings of special entry darshan for November and December. File Photo

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has opened the online quota registration of ₹300 special entry darshan for November and December from 9 am on Friday (October 22).

The slotted sarva darshan (SSD) tickets quota for the month of November will be open for online booking from 9 am on Saturday (October 23), a press release by TTD said.

 

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However, there is no clarity on the exact number of tickets to be open for online booking resulting in confusion among the devotees. The temple body has mandated the production of a second dose vaccine certificate and a Covid-19 negative test report for the devotees to be allowed for darshan. Pressure is scaling up on the TTD administration to increase the footfall at the temple following the execution of SoPs.

Also read: TTD finalises guidelines for Darshan post lockdown at Tirupati

Presently, only less than 30,000 pilgrims visit the temple on a daily basis. In the pre-Covid-19 period, the average footfall on normal days ranges between 70,000 and 80,000.

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