Incidentally, between 50,000 and 100,000 pilgrims visit the Tirupati temple in the southern state daily. Spread over 5.52 acres, the Rs 35 crore Tirupati Balaji temple in Kurukshetra is Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s (TTD) biggest undertaking in north of the Vindhyas. Now, the younger son of R PGoenka, Sanjiv Goenka, is trying to take his father’s passion further.It was learnt that the founder of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group is trying to bring the iconic temple to Kolkata. The idea is to give lakhs of Hindu devotees, who can’t find time, energy or money to make their way to the Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh , a chance of ‘Darshan’. The investment is likely to be to the tune of Rs 100 crore-Rs 150 crore,” sources added.
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