743 workers attacked in Tirupati temple in last 2 months, 3 dead


BanglaHunt Desk: Tirupati is one of the most famous temples in India. Since the temple opened on June 11, 843 workers have been affected by the corona. 3 of them died. Although many have spoken out against the decision to keep the temple open, temple officials say the infection is on the rise, not just in Tirupati but across Andhra Pradesh.

Tirupati has been temporarily closed since the announcement of the lockdown on June 24 in the Corona situation. The temple was reopened on June 11 in the unlocked phase. At first, the temple authorities praised the decision. Later, the number of corona attacks increased exponentially. At the moment it has reached 743 people.

When the virus spread, the temple authorities faced the wrath of the people. Although the temple was not closed. According to the temple, all the 3 guest houses in Tirupati have been converted into covid centers. The victims are getting adequate comfort and medical facilities there.

One of the major Vishnu temples is located in the hill town of Tirumala in Tirupati, Chittor district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The main deity of this temple is Venkateswara, the incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is also known as Tirupati Temple, Tirumala Temple and Tirupati Balaji Temple.

According to Hindu belief, Vishnu descended on Tirumala as 'Venkateswara' to save human society from the sorrows and pains of Kali Yuga. This is why this temple is called ‘Kaliyuga Vaikuntham’ and Venkateswara is called ‘Kaliyuga Pratyaksha Devatam’ (direct deity of Kaliyuga). The corona gods are also known as ‘Balaji’, ‘Govinda’ and ‘Srinivas’.