Prepared with gram flour, engulfed in sugar, dry fruits and spices, laced with oodles of ghee, Tirupathi Laddu from the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is one of the yummiest prasads ever. And if you couldn’t visit this divine shrine, this year and buy the prasad due to the lockdown, then we have some great news for you. The Tirupati Laddus are now being made available to devotees in Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. And it will also be given at subsidised rates as a gift to devotees.
Tirupati Laddu To Be Made Available In Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad
For all those of you who are curious about the Tirupati Laddu, let’s tell you that you must have this at least once in your lifetime. This is almost mandatory for everyone who visits the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati. Buying this laddu, distributing it to family and friends as prasad, and even fighting over it, to get a share of this delicacy is truly a feeling of nostalgia and bliss. This laddu made from gram flour, sugar, spices, dry fruits and plenty of ghee is so popular, that it even has a Geographical Indication (GI) tag, permitting only the laddu prepared in the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple to be the original.
Ever since the coronavirus lockdown, devotees have repeatedly requested for the laddu to be made available in temple headquarters of Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and all district headquarters of Andhra Pradesh. Y V Subba Reddy, TTD Board Chairman stated that the laddus will be made available to devotees in these cities after repeated requests from them after being banned from darshan of Lord Venkateswara on the hills since March 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tirupati Laddus Will Be Given At Subsidized Prices As Gifts To Devotees
TTD Board Chairman, Y V Subba Reddy revealed that the date of arrival of the Tirupati Laddu in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad will be communicated in three days. He added that devotees who wished to purchase more laddus for free distribution among others in these specified regions must contact the Deputy Executive Officer on 9849575952 and Potu Peishkar on 9701092777.
The Tirupati Laddu which is generally priced at ₹50 each will be given at a subsidized price of ₹25 as a token of gift to the devotees during the coronavirus lockdown period. The laddus will be available at TTD information centres and TTD marriage halls in these areas. This is definitely great news for devotees who couldn’t make it to this revered shrine this year, but they can at least have this laddu that is blessed by the Lord. Did you know Bangalore Man Sells Off House To Feed Stray Dogs?