Staff Reporter

TIRUPATI: Minister for Panchayat Raj and Endowments J. C. Diwakar Reddy inaugurated a TTD's Kalyana Mandapam at Kalikiri in Vayalpad constituency of the district here on Wednesday.

The mandapam was constructed at a cost of Rs. 50 lakhs.

Speaking on social activities of the TTD, Mr. Reddy termed mass marriage programme planned by the TTD in all the 294 constituencies of the State on February 22 as a major step in the right direction. He also appealed to the public to make use of the opportunity.

TTD chairman B. Karunakar Reddy informed residents of Kalikiri and nearby villages to use the Kalyana Mandapam premises for marriages as well as other devotional and social activities.

Chief whip and local MLA N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, ZP Chairman M. Subramanyam Reddy, Collector S. S. Rawat and Madanapalle Sub-Collector A. Babu were among those who took part.