Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), Officer on Special Duty (OSD), P Seshadri, (popularly known as Dollar Seshadri), died of a cardiac arrest in Vizag early Monday morning. He was in the city since Sunday evening to participate in TTD’s Karthika Deepotsavam, which is to be conducted on Monday evening at RK Beach.
Dollar Seshadri suffered a massive stroke in the wee hours on Monday and was rushed to a corporate hospital at Ramnagar in Vizag. However, he was declared dead on arrival by the doctors.
Reportedly, Seshadri’s mortal remains will be airlifted to Tirupati, where his final rites will be performed.
It should be noted that Dollar Seshadri joined TTD in 1978. He retired in the year 2007 and continued to serve the temple body as OSD till his last breath.
Condolences poured in from different walks of life as they expressed a deep sense of anguish and shock after learning about the sudden demise of P Seshadri.