Seventeen acres of the land will be utilised for constructing the temple, Vedic School, amenities for pilgrims and staff quarters.
Sixty two acres of land has been allotted to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam
Construction of the first temple after the scrapping of the Article 370
|From the happenings in Jammu-Kashmir, it has been proved repeatedly that the fear of destruction of Hindus and Hindu places of worship by jihadi terrorists still exists there. Therefore, instead of spending money in protecting this temple, the Central Government should create the safe environment for the Hindus and their places of worship by eradicating the jihadi terrorism in Jammu-Kashmir completely.|
Srinagar –Today, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will perform the Bhoomipujan ceremony of Shri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple in Jammu and Kashmir, organised on behalf of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, Andra Pradesh. Y V Subba Reddy, Chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam will participate in the Bhoomipujan ceremony along with other office bearers. The news has been published by the website ‘News on AIR’; many have informed about this on tweeter also.
— Early Post Daily Newspaper (@earlypostdaily) June 12, 2021
According to this news, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam decided to build the temple after the Central Government removed the Article 370 that had given Jammu – Kashmir a special status. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha allotted 62 acres of land to the Devasthanam in April 2021. Out of these 62 acres, 17 acres are going to be used for constructing the temple, Vedic School, staff quarters and amenities for pilgrims, at an estimated cost of Rs. 33 crore.