Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that he prayed to Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy to bless India to become a powerful nation bestowed with prosperity.
After having the darshan of Sri Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala temple during the early hours of today, the Minister, speaking to media persons outside the temple said, he was blessed to have the darshan of Srivaru along with his family.
“I prayed Bhagawan Sri Venkateswara to give me more strength to serve the people of my country. With the benign blessings of Sri Venkateswara Swamy the country will soon emerge into a biggest powerful nation”, he asserted.
Earlier he was accompanied by TTD Trust Board Chairman Y V Subba Reddy for darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy.
After darshan, he was offered ‘Vedasirvachanam’ by Vedic pundits at Ranganayakula Mandapam.
Later the TTD Chairman presented ‘Theertha Prasadams’, photo of Srivaru to the dignitary.