Home Minister N Narsimha Reddy, Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy today directed the officials to complete the pending works of Krishna Pushkaralu beginning on Aug 12.
The Krishna Pushkaralu will be conducted on the lines of Godavari Pushkaralu that was a grand success, and the government has geared up for conducting the 12-day event in in Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda districts with complete enthusiasm and gusto.
The minister conducted an aerial survey along with DGP Anurag Sharma near Nagarjuna Sagar area wherein pushkar works are going on at brisk pace. The ministers asked that better arrangements must be made for the event as huge number of people expected to take a holy dip and have darshan at the adjoining temples. The temples should be spruced up to suit to the occasion with bright and attractive lighting, water, power, queue lines, barricading, security and sanitation at all the places of pushkar ghats and temples. Pending works should be completed avoiding delay they said. Meanwhile the government released Rs 80 lakhs for conducting cultural programs for the pushkaralu. (NSS)