Pranab Mukherjee worships at Venkateswara temple

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.

Last Updated: Jan 07, 2012, 12:11 PM IST

Tirupati: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here.
Mukherjee, accompanied by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N
Kirankumar Reddy, was in the temple for about 30 minutes.
Before leaving the shrine, Mukherjee was presented with sacred
laddu prasadam and holy water by temple management, temple
sources told a news agency.

After his worship, Mukherjee left for Delhi, the sources
said.

This was his second visit to the ancient hill shrine. He
had worshipped Lord Venkateswara when he was the External
Affairs Minister on August 25, 2007, the sources said.

PTI