Mukesh Ambani visits Tirupati temple, makes Rs 1.50 crore donation
Mukesh Ambani, the chairman, and CEO of Reliance Industries donated Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams rupees 1.5 crores on Friday (TTD).
On the visit, the business magnate was joined by Radhika Merchant, the fiancée of his youngest son Anant Ambani. After praying to Lord Venkateswara Swamy at the shrine, Mukesh Ambani gave A.V. Dharma Reddy, TTD executive officer, a demand draft for Rs. 1.5 crores as a donation to the shrine.
Indian businessman Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani was born on April 19, 1957, and is a billionaire. He is the chairman as well as managing director of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), the most significant corporation by market value within India and then a Fortune Global 500 firm.
The chairman of Reliance previously took part in the deity’s Abhisheka Seva. He got a vision of Nijapada. Later, when he arrived at Ranganayakula Mandapam within the temple, the TTD EO gave Ambani prasadam as priests performed Vedasirvachanam. Later, Mukesh Ambani and his group stopped at TTD Goshala. Ambani expressed his happiness at seeing the Lord Balaji hill temple, which is expanding yearly.
Other dignitaries present at this occasion
The Reliance CEO was attended by YSR Congress MPs Vijayasai Reddy and Dr. Maddila Gurumoorthy, as well as MLA Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy. TTD representatives in attendance included deputy EOs Ramesh Babu and P. Harindranath, OSD S. Muralidhar, and VGO Bali Reddy.
On the other side, Anant Ambani, the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, is engaged to Radhika Merchant. She has a close relationship with the Ambani family, as well as Nita Ambani, her future mother-in-law, and she is frequently seen laughing together. In reality, the Ambanis celebrated Radhika’s Arangtram in June 2022.
Mukesh Ambani and Tirupati donations
Mukesh Ambani expressed his happiness at traveling to Tirumala. Reliance Industries, which is run by Mukesh Ambani, gave the temple a donation of Rs. 1.11 crore before. Starting on September 27, the yearly Srivari Brahmotsavam will last through October 5.
Prior to this, Ambani, a devoted follower of Lord Venkateswara, gave the Tirumala temple Rs 5 crores in 2010. According to temple insiders who spoke to PTI at the time, the donation was given to help fund the TTD’s current Rs 100-crores initiative to gold plate the sanctum sanctorum.
On Friday morning, Ambani and his family took part in Nijapada Darshan Seva. According to TV9 Telugu, the Reliance CEO gave a Demand Draft (DD) to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s Executive Director Dharma Reddy as well as donated 1.50 crores to the organization. At Ranganayak mandapam, Vedic blessings were given by experts after darshan.
Mukesh Ambani expressed his happiness at the opportunity to travel to Tirumala. He claimed that Tirumala’s temple is expanding and getting better every year. He claimed to have prayed to Venkateswara Swami for everyone’s well-being.
The Devasthanam is making every effort to hold the yearly Srivari Brahmotsavams, which will start on September 27 and last until October 5. Due to the pandemic, the Brahmotsavams are now being held after a 2-year hiatus. According to reports, the temple administration has been enlisting well-known commentators to provide commentary during the Vahana Sevas plus 88 other cultural teams from 8 states to entice worshippers for the 9-day celebrations.
Folk dance and art act from Odisha, Maharashtra, and Puducherry will be included at the Brahmotsavams. Additionally, there will be artists from the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, as well as Kerala.
At the Vahana Sevas, 88 teams—50 from HDPP, 14 from Annamacharya Project, and 24 from Dasa Sahitya Project—will showcase folk dance and puranic tales.
Prior to the launch of his 5G network, Mukesh Ambani has been traveling with Radhika Merchant, his future daughter-in-law, to seek the blessings of the gods.