Kumaraswamy offers prayers to Lord Venkateswara

By PTI Published on Jul 27, 2018 11:58 AM IST

Tirupati: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy accompanied by his father and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, offered prayers at the Lord Venkateswara shrine near here.

Kumaraswamy's brother and minister H D Revanna and other family members accompanied them, temple sources said. They arrived here last evening on a 16-hour pilgrimage to the hill temple.

A temple official said they would again visit the shrine and take part in the Suprabhatha recitation ritual performed to the presiding deity in the early hours today.

Before leaving for Bengaluru, Gowda, Kumaraswamy, and Revanna would also offer prayers at the Sri Padmavathi shrine at Tiruchanur today morning, the official added.