Mukesh Ambani and his son's fiancee Radhika Merchant visited Lord Venkateswara temple in Andhra Pradesh and donated Rs 1.5 crore
Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) paid a visit to the Lord Venkateswara temple in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirumala on Friday. Mr Ambani was accompanied by Radhika Merchant, the fiancee of his son Anant, and Manoj Modi, the director of Reliance Retail Ltd.
They offered Rs 1.5 crore to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, a separate trust that oversees the temples in addition to the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh.
Mukesh Ambani and Radhika Merchant could be seen in a video praying at the shrine. The video also fed an elephant in the temple area and sought its blessings.
According to Mr Ambani he visited the temple to seek Lord Venkateswara’s blessings.
“The temple has been improving and getting better and better with the passing of time, and this makes us Indians very proud. We come here to seek blessings for all of us, “he said.