The two-day third Andhra Pradesh Boudha Maha Sammelanam commenced at the Ambedkar Bhavan here on Sunday. Earlier the Buddha Dhamma Maha Jyothi entered the city in the morning from Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle and was taken in a ceremonial procession to the meeting venue.
The Jyothi was received at Ambedkar statue by Buddha Ghoshe, C. Pavana Murthy, B. Kattayya, and P. Rajeswara Rao of Boudha Maha Sammelanam. The convention was inaugurated later. Bora Venugopal Goutam, Goutam Prasad, B. Narsimhulu, and others participated.