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Tirupati temple nets record Rs 5.73 cr as offering

The famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here netted a record cash collection of about Rs 5.73 crore on Ram Navami on Sunday, temple officials said.

india Updated: Apr 02, 2012 13:31 IST

The famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here netted a record cash collection of about Rs 5.73 crore on Ram Navami on Sunday, temple officials said.

This was about Rs 1.50 crore higher than the previous highest collection received on January 1, they told PTI.

Besides cash offerings, the 'hundi' (offering box) also contained gold and silver.

However, their value has not yet been ascertained, they said.