Former head priest of TTD succumbs to COVID-19


Team Udayavani, Jul 20, 2020, 11:09 AM IST

Tirupati: The former head priest of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) that manages the famous Lord Venkateswara temple at nearby Tirumala, died due to coronavirus at a COVID care facility here on Monday, a hospital official said.

Srinivasamurthy Dikshitulu (73), the former Pradhana Archaka of TTD, succumbed to the virus in the wee hours today, the official told PTI.

He had served the TTD for more than three decades.

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