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Idukki Fest draws large crowds

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A stall of the Indian Space Research Organisation at the venue of of Idukki Fest at Vazhathoppe near Cheruthoni in Idukki district.
A stall of the Indian Space Research Organisation at the venue of of Idukki Fest at Vazhathoppe near Cheruthoni in Idukki district.

The venue of the Idukki Fest at Vazhathoppe received good  turnout of people on the third day on Thursday with the stalls of the Forest Department, ayurveda College, Agriculture Department and the agriculture fair getting major attraction.

The fest is being organised by the district administration in association with the Idukki block panchayat and various non-governmental organisations to highlight the unique features of the district. 

At the counter of the forest department opened by the Social Forestry Division of the Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, there are displays of stuffed wild animals and rare birds.

The animals are displayed in an artificially created forest environment inside the specially made stall of bamboo leaves.

At the stall of the Indian Space Research Organisation, there are models of various Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLVs)  developed by the ISRO on display.

The stall of the Ham Radio has models set for its operations and the some of the early versions of wooden radios kept for display.


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