175 pushkar ghats for Krishna Pushkarams

Thursday, July 28, 2016

  • 35 ghats in Vijayawada
  • Government expects 4 crore pilgrims
  • Free meals to 15 lakh pilgrims every day

Andhra Pradesh Minister for Endowments Pydikondala Manikyala Rao said that they have made arrangements for 175 ghats in Kurnool, Guntur and Krishna districts.

Speaking to press at his camp office on Thursday, he said that road connectivity has been made at a cost of Rs.150 crore. Plans have been drawn for supply of free meals to 15 lakh visiting pilgrims daily with the cooperation from NGOs and voluntary organizations. A model temple is being established by TTD at a cost of Rs.5 crore, he said. Free transport is being made for the pilgrims to pushkar ghats. He said that vehicles will not be allowed in Vijayawada during the 12 days Pushkarams period.

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