Fri, Oct 02, 2015, 12:57 PM
Sri Venkateshwara Bhakti Channel (SVBC) that began as a prestigious project of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is steeped in corruption. The TTD chairman himself has accepted this. Crores of rupees of the Tirumala treasury has gone into the setting up of this channel, which has deteriorated to the extent of telecasting cheap, valueless programmes. Also the channel staff have swindled crores of rupees in the name of buying equipment and setting up studios, that are now lying idle.