Tirupati: President Pranab Mukherjee will offer worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirupati on September 9 next, He would arrive here on September 8 evening and offer prayers after a overnight stay on the hill, temple sources said.

After prayers, the President would spend some time with the students of Sri Venkateswara Veda School on the Narayanagiri hill situated near the shrine, the sources said.

He would leave in the afternoon.

This would be Pranab Mukherjee's third visit to the shrine as earlier he had visited it as Finance Minister on January 7 this year and as External Affairs Minister on August 25, 2007, the sources added.

(Agencies)

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