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Beach Road comes alive on Sivaratri

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Uma Neelakantheswar Swami temple at Nakkavanipalem decked up for Mahasivaratri celebrations in Visakhapatnam.— photo: C.V.SUBRAHMANYAM
Uma Neelakantheswar Swami temple at Nakkavanipalem decked up for Mahasivaratri celebrations in Visakhapatnam.— photo: C.V.SUBRAHMANYAM

A slew of cultural performances – dakshayagnam , Shivatandavam and devotional songs marked the celebrations of Lalithakala Parishath and 28{+t}{+h}Mahakumbabhishekam organised by T. Subbarami Reddy here on the Beach Road on Sunday.

The music of heart-pounding damarukam coupled with conch mesmerised the huge gathering at the cultural fete organised to celebrate Mahasivaratri. Singers Malavika, Ramu and Pavan Charan, among others staged a host of devotional songs that gripped the audience. Actors Mohan Babu, comedian Brahmanadam, director K. Viswanath, A.P. Hindi Academy Chairman Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad, Yalamanchili MLA Kannababu, MP Vundavalli Arun Kumar, MLAs Golla Babu Rao, Tynala Vijay Kumar, Chintalapudi Venkataramayya and Swami Swaroopanandendra Saraswathi of Sarada Peetham were present.


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