It was not for cricket, but the God of Cricket Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar descended on Vijayawada on Friday to open a new mall and drew fanatic crowds to the PVP Square. The rousing reception he got from cricket-crazy fans was overwhelming overshadowing the presence of cine actor Anushka. Here are a few moments captured by The Hindu photographer V. Raju
Artists from all over the country displayed their creative skills at an Art Camp organised by the APTDC on the Andhra University Department of Fine Arts campus to provide an interactive platform to the budding artists from several universities. The show displayed some stunning sculptures and paintings. The Hindu photographer C.V. Subrahmanyam captured some fleeting moments.
Cricket icon’s visit at this juncture is great value addition for the new State: CII Vijayawada chapter chief. The face of the city is fast changing with mega structures coming up besides residential and commercial apartments. One such is the Trendset shopping mall which is ready for inauguration shortly. »