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Hundi collections cross 18.5 lakh in Inavolu Jatara

Hundi collections cross 18.5 lakh in Inavolu Jatara
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The counting of hundis of the biggest religious fair in Telangana `Inavolu Mallikarjuna Swamy Jatara’ was conducted on Monday. An amount of Rs 18.51 lakh was collected since the beginning of the jatara, informed temple committee chairman Vadishala Srinivas and executive officer Sheshu Bharathi.

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Warangal: The counting of hundis of the biggest religious fair in Telangana `Inavolu Mallikarjuna Swamy Jatara’ was conducted on Monday. An amount of Rs 18.51 lakh was collected since the beginning of the jatara, informed temple committee chairman Vadishala Srinivas and executive officer Sheshu Bharathi.

It may be noted that the three months jatara would conclude on March 21. Though the actual jatara began on January 12, festivities were launched on January 1 itself by offering ‘Drushtikumbham’ at the temple built by Kakatiya Minister Ayyanna Devudu.

Temple workers engaged in counting of hundi collection at Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple at Inavolu in Warangal district on Monday

Special events were conducted on January 14 and 15 marking Sankranthi festival. The counting of hundis was supervised by chief festival officer Veera Swamy. Chief priest Siva Nagaraju, priest P Srinivas and others were present. They informed that the valuation of gold and silver ornaments would be done later by summoning valuation officers. American dollars and Saudi riyals were also found among the cash offered by the devotees.

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