The week-long ‘Theppotsavam’—Float Festival of Lord Sri Govindaraja, Tirupati will get under way from Tuesday, February 19 and conclude on February 25.
During the fete, the beautifully illuminated flotilla will sail along the four sides of the Govindarajaswamy temple tank here daily in the evenings, carrying on board the processional deities of Lord Kodanda Rama on February 19, the first day, Lord Parthasaradhi Swamy on the 20th, Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy on the 21st , Srikrishna Swamy Varu and Andal Ammavaru on 22nd and Lord Govindaraja and his Consorts from 23rd to the 25th.
Special programmes such as bhajans and annamaiah sankeerthanas will be performed by TTDs Dharma Prachara Parishad, Annamacharya Project during the fete.
Meanwhile, P. Venkatarami Reddy, TTD’s Joint Executive Officer (Tirupati), released the wall posters on The Annual Float Festival at a brief function here on Thursday.
Dy. E.O. (Local Temples) Chandrasekhar Pillai and others were present.