Ordinary pilgrims visiting Tirupati are made to wait for long hours due to the visit of VIPs. In fact, these VIPs usurp at least fiver hours a day and this makes the visit of ordinary pilgrims miserable. Now TTD, the governing body of the temple, is planning to reduce the VIP visiting hours.
It is estimated that around 50,000 pilgrims visit Tirupati temple and the number increases during festival and auspicious days. If a VIP arrives, the poor pilgrims are made to wait for hours in queue.
VIPs are a major problem in several temples across