TTD lifts restrictions on sale of big laddus
- Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has resolved to lift restrictions on the sale of big laddus and make them easily available to devotees at its counters.
- TTD the big laddus (popularly known as Kalyanotsavam laddus) were in great demand and hence were sold at exorbitant rates in the black market. Devotees can now buy the desired number of laddus at ₹200 each.
From Prelims point of view:
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
- India’s richest temple, the Venkateshwara (Tirupati) temple have the patent of its famous ‘laddu’
- Geographical Indications Registry which also granted the laddu the status of Geographical Indicator of the Tirupati region.