Sri V.S.Sampath present Chief Election Commissioner had darshan of Lord Venkateswara Swamy at tirumala. Sri V.S.Sampath and his family members offered prayers to Sri Varu inside the hill temple on Sunday morning.
Before Sri Kannappa, there are references of Lord Rama’s visit to Srikalahasthi in the Ramayana. Prior to Rama, Sri- Spider, Kala - Snake and Hasthi -Elephant worshipped Lord Brahmachaleswara Swamy and attained Mukthi, on behalf of their names,called as ‘Srikalahastheeswara.’ We see the five impressions at the head of the Srikalahastheeswaralingam representing al & Kannappa’s offering, i.e. his right eye, at the centre of it.