On sunday, worshippers flocked to the sri lakshmi narasimha swamy temple atop Yadadri. On average, 30,000 to 40,000 devotees attend the temple each day, but officials believe about one lakh devotees go on Sunday. Daily sales of seva and darshan tickets, as well as other activities, generated revenue of between Rs.30 lakh to Rs.50 lakh. On sunday, this is claimed to have exceeded Rs.86 lakh.

With a significant number of devotees arriving, serpentine lineups developed, and it took around four hours for the pilgrims to see the Lord. Even special admission enthusiasts had to wait over two hours. With sunday being a holiday and the important Ekadasi, people flocked to the shrine from early morning. The summit saw a lot of traffic, and the police found it difficult to control it.

This also caused parking concerns on the hilltop, as locals complained that too many automobiles were allowed beyond the parking capacity. Several automobiles became trapped on the peak. As part of Ekadasi, the temple management is hosting a Laksha Pushparchana in the Mukha mandapam on temple grounds. Given the large number of devotees, the temple authorities canceled the VIP break darshan in the evening.

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