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Oct 27, 2009 at 03:26pm IST

Rs 3 crore worth golden vessel offered in Tirupati

Tirupati: A Rs 3 crore worth golden vessel (Gangalam) was offered to Lord Venkateswara of the famous hill shrine of Tirumala by a devotee on Monday.

The vessel, weighing about 18 Kgs, was handed over to D K Adikesavulu Naidu, Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam, which manages the temple, by the devotee from New Delhi, who did not want to be identified, temple sources told PTI.

The offering would be used for storing incensed water during celestial bath conducted to the presiding deity of Lord Venkateswara, the sources said.

GOLD THAT GLITTERS: The vessel, weighing about 18 Kgs, was handed over to the temple.

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