Mahanadu Effect: TDP men discent on Tirumala, Commoners find Balaji Darshan Difficult

Tirumala: Thousands of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) workers and leaders, who are here to participate in the three-day Mahanadu at Tirupathi, are flooding Tirumala. This is creating chaotic conditions for devotees of Lord Sri Venkateshwara.
Devotees are facing a spate of problems in having a darshan. Rising mercury, scorching sun, sweating in long queues are already making things difficult. Adding to all these, the ongoing three-day Mahanadu of TDP is making Tirumala pilgrimage a nightmarish experience.
Several devotes have complained that there's no accommodation available as all the cottages and rooms were booked for the TDP men. Andhra Pradesh Home Minister Chinarajappa, ministers Ayyanna Patrudu, Paritala Sunita, Peethala Sujatha, MPs Nani, Muralimohan and several other VIPs had a darshan of Lord Balaji. Due to this, the ordinery devotees were put to great inconvenience.
With summer vacation completing, there's surge in number of devotees at Tirumala. on an average it's taking 30 hours for darshan. Queues are stretching through all the Mada streets around the temple as all the compartments of the Vykuntham queue complex have been filled.
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