Krishna Pushkaralu from August 12

Hyderabad: The State government has declared that Krishna Pushkaralu would commence on August 12 at sunrise. Telangana State Endowments Department issued a memo on Tuesday stating that a majority of the pandits were of the view that the first day of Krishna Pushkaralu must be August 12.

Meanwhile, Home Minister N Narsimha Reddy and Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy directed the officials to complete all pending works for Krishna Pushkaralu.

The Krishna Pushkaralu would be conducted on the lines of Godavari Pushkaralu which was a grand success, and the government has geared up for conducting the 12-day event in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts with enthusiasm.

The minister conducted an aerial survey along with DGP Anurag Sharma near Nagarjunasagar area wherein pushkar works are going on at a brisk pace. The ministers asked that better arrangements must be made for the event as a huge number of people are expected to take a holy dip and have darshan at the adjoining temples.  

All temples were being spruced up to suit to the occasion with bright and attractive lighting, apart from making arrangements for water, power, queue lines, barricading, security and sanitation at all pushkar ghats and temples. The state government released Rs 80 lakh for conducting cultural programmes for Pushkaralu.

Source: The Hans India