As some member raised objections to this proposal, the ticket charges were increased from Rs. 300/- to Rs. 400/-.
The special committee had also recommended that the system of offering 1 Laddu prasadam free item per ticket amd 2 laddud for Special Drashan ticket should be stopped.It recommkended giving additional laddud at an extra Rs. 25/-.
A decision to increase the ‘VIP Break Darshan’ ticket from Rs. 500/- to Rs. 800/- and Suprapada Sevai ticket from Rs. 240/- to Rs. 500/- and‘Thoomalai’ Archanai ticket from Rs. 440/- to Rs. 1000/-.
The special committee has also recommended the introduction of‘Udhayam’ & ‘Asthamanam’ (dawn & dusk) sevais.
However, there have been differences of opinions among the members of TTD regarding stopping of free Laddus for tickets, the price increase proposed for Rs. 300/- ticket, etc.
The recommendations of the special committee will be discussed during the Trustee Board Meeting scheduled to day to be conducted at Thirumalai. A decision will be take on these proposals and announced after this meeting.
In the meanwhile, TTD has decided to persist with the current reservation booking system for ‘Arjitha Sevai’.
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