Nepalese president offers prayers at Tirumala temple

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Tirupati, Jan 30 (PTI) Nepalese President Ram BaranYadav today offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of LordVenkateswara at Tirumala near here.

He was accompanied by his family members and a team ofofficials.

On arrival, the 63-year-old was accorded a traditionalwelcome by officials of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams whichmanages the over 2000-year-old shrine.

After offering worship, the president was presentedwith a sacred silk cloth and offered celestial water and ladduprasadam. Later, the high priests invoked divine blessingsupon him, temple sources said.

Ram Baran Yadav, who is on a 10-day official visit toIndia since Thursday last, reached the hills by road fromBangalore this afternoon.

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