Tirupati, Dec 13 (UNI) Thousands of devotees witnessed Rathotsavam procession of Goddess Padmavathi on the occasion of the Karthika Brahmotsavam festival in Tiruchanoor, near here, today.
According to temple sources, the utsav idol of the Goddess seated on a car and decorated with flowers, was taken out in a grand procession through the Four Mada streets of the temple.
Devotees followed the procession and offered prayers since morning in the temple.
Women devotees sang songs and played 'Kottayam' while the men performed bhajans during the procession.
Police personnel and volunteers were also deployed to avoid any untoward incidents in the temple premises.
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board chairman B Karunakar Reddy, TTD executive officer K V Ramanachary and others officials also participated.
In the evening, the Unjal Seva would be performed to the Goddess on ''Aswa Vahanam''.