Mumbai: In a welcoming move, the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis has allocated land in Bandra for the construction of Tirupati Balaji Venkateswara Swamy temple to TTD on Tuesday.

Maharashtra govt has allotted 648 sqm of land, in a prime area at Bandra (East), towards the construction of Venkateswara Swamy temple with an information centre based on the request of TTD Executive Officer, Anil Kumar Singhal.

The proposed construction of the temple cum information centre in Bandra East will have the temple with Garbhalayam housing the main deity, Artha Mandapam, Mukha Mandapam in the elevated first floor and Potu-the temple kitchen and meditation hall in the basement.

The information centre cum accommodation requirements will also be accommodated on the same premises as per the plans. designs are being finalized by Stapathis of TTD in consultation with a reputed architectural firm.

TTD has already established a temple cum Information Centre in the rented premises in Sion at Mumbai to provide information regarding accommodation, darshan, sevas, amenities to pilgrims etc.

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), the Hindu religious institution situated in Andhra Pradesh, manages the world-famous Hill Shrine of Sri Balaji Venkateswara Swamy temple.

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