The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has decided to implement strict dress code for devotees during VIP break darshan at Tirumala.

While men will be permitted in the traditional dhoti /kanduva or pyjama/kurta, women will be allowed with sarees/salwar kameez.

The decision will come into force from May 15.The move is part of a decision to make the traditional dress code mandatory for every pilgrim.

Already there is strict implementation of the dress code for those participating in arjitha sevas every day.