On August 21, TTD Chairman invites Maharashtra Chief Minister to Balaji Mandir Bhumi Puja.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy, Devendra Fadnavis, were invited to participate in the Bhumi puja of Lord Balaji mandir at Navi Mumbai on Saturday . Milind Keshav Navrekar, a TTD trust board member, was indistinguishable by his presence at the TTD contingents meeting with the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde .

TIRUPATI – Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy, Devendra Fadnavis, were invited to participate in the Bhumi puja of Lord Balaji mandir at Navi Mumbai on Saturday, according to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD).When YV Subba Reddy officially met the new Maharashtra Chief Minister and the deputy chief minister at Mumbai on Saturday, he was accompanied by TTD EO AV Dharma Reddy and a group of priests from the Tirumala temple.Milind Keshav Navrekar, a TTD trust board member who is considered to be a close aide to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackarey, was indistinguishable by his presence at the TTD contingents meeting with the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde, whose rebellion overthrew the Maharashtra government led by Uddhav Thackarey and catapulted him to the Chief Minister On the other hand, Milind Keshav Navrekar, who was selected to the TTD trust board after being recommended by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackarey, played a key role in persuading the former Maharashtra government to allot ten acres of prime land at Ulve, near Navi Mumbai, to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which was estimated to be worth about Rs.500 crore, The new Balaji mandir will be constructed entirely on donations, according to TTD, which took the free land allotted by the previous Maharashtra government.The total cost of the project is expected to be around Rs.60-70 crore, and the Raymonds organization has proclaimed an intention to provide full funding assistance to the completion of the new TTD temple in Navi Mumbai.