Hundi collections around Rs.41,62,933, 45 gm of gold and 7.5 kg of silver
In spite of general strike by the RTC buses, Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Devasthanams in Vemulawada temple had recorded good hundi collections in one month period during the counting on Thursday.
Temple authorities said that the Devasthanam hundi collections received Rs. 41,62,933 cash, 45 gram of gold and 7.5 kg of silver in one month period. They said that it was good collection of hundi at the temple in spite of RTC buses strike.
The authorities said that the devotees rush would further increase in the wake of coming Samakka-Sarakka Jatara in neighbouring Medaram of Warangal district next year.
It is a tradition for the pilgrims to visit the Vemulawada temple and offer prayers to Lord Shiva and Parvathi before proceeding to the biennial Samakka-Sarakka Jatara in Warangal district.
In the meantime, the temple authorities have celebrated the Diwali special pujas with religious fervour and gaiety on Wednesday night.
The temple priests have performed special Laxmi puja at the shrine. Later, the presiding deities of Lord Shiva and Parvathi were taken out in a procession in the shrine to mark the celebrations. People have participated in large numbers in the procession to seek the blessings of the deities.