Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu came to Tirumala along with his family on Friday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Putta Sudhakar Yadav, who was appointed as TTD Chairman recently. On Saturday, the Minister offered prayers to Lord Venkateswara. Speaking to the media, Yanamala said the AP government had requested the GST Council to give exemption from GST. The Minister stated that the accommodation charges exceeding Rs 1,000 attract GST. He mentioned that the TTD has paid Rs 2.5 crore as GST.