Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The three day Visakha Utsav will be held at the Beach Road from Friday.
Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao speaking to media said that the festival would be held at a single venue on the beach to enable tourists to enjoy the different events. He said Visakha Utsav was declared a State festival by the government. Rs.2.75 crore has been sanctioned for the conduct of the festival. Pop singer Baba Sehgal would enthrall the gathering with his numbers on the first day and music director Devisri Prasad would present a musical night on the final day.
Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that Union Minister for Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu would inaugurate the festival. Folk arts would be presented. Flower show, temple replicas and stalls would be up on the 2.5 km stretch from RK Beach to VUDA park.