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Rathotsavam held at Chilkur Balaji

Vijayawada: Rathotsavam was organised on the fifth day of ongoing annual Brahmotsavams at Chilkur Balaji temple on Monday. The rituals were performed in a traditional manner. Temple head priest CS Rangarajan said as the vahanam could not be taken out, Garuda, the principal mount of Lord Vishnu was used as a ratham.

A vasuki sutra was tied to the vahanam, ratha gopuram and Lord Garuda in Addala Mandapam outside the temple.