Chief Archaka Ramana Dikshitulu criticized TTD governance, Has been terminated by the AP government. Three other priests from the Tirumala Tirupathi Temple, Apart from Ramana Dikshitulu including Narayana Dikshitulu, Narasimha Dikshitulu and Srinivasa were removed. TTD board has taken a decision to terminate services of those above 65 years.
Yesterday Ramana Dikshitulu made sensational allegations. He alleged that the government is doing at its ‘ will’ sideling the rules and regulations in Tirumala. The Suprabhata service should be done before sunrise, he accused that the priests were pressured to do the service in the night. Due to Political leaders and VIPs, the Seva time of Swamy has been shortened. He called upon the devotees to a step to protect the sanctity of Tirumala.
He also alleged that the ornaments given by Sri Krishna Devaraya and the Maharajas of Mysore to Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy are still unknown. The ruling party MLCs demanding Rs 10 crore for the Kalyana Mandapam in their towns, tells the situation.