A comprehensive plan has been drawn up to make the ensuing Tiru Kalyana Brahmotsavalu to be held in Bhadrachalam from March 31 to April 14 a grand success.

Sitarama Kalyana Mahotsavam, which forms the crux of the festivities, will be performed on a majestic scale on Sri Rama Navami festival on April 8. A high-level meeting of senior officials of various government departments was held under the aegis of Collector I. Srinivas Sri Naresh in Bhadrachalam on Saturday.

According to sources, the meeting has finalised a uni-focal plan of action to ensure smooth conduct of the celestial wedding and amenities to the devotees.

The action plan also envisaged setting up ten first-aid centres and two mobile clinics besides deployment of six fire tenders, installation of a generator among other facilities on Sri Rama Navami festival day.

Superintendent of Police A.V. Ranganath said video surveillance will be maintained through CCTV network to prevent untoward incidents during the Brahmotsavam festivities. Adequate police personnel will be deployed for the bandobust duty on the eve of the festival, he said.

Special counters

Meanwhile, speaking to The Hindu the temple executive officer M. Raghunath said 13 counters will be set up at various places in the temple town to distribute Mutyala Talambralu after the Tiru Kalyana Mahotsavam on Sri Rama Navami festival day.

Arrangements have been made to sell Mutyala Talambralu packets containing one pearl in each packet at a nominal price of Rs 5 after the celestial wedding, he said adding that the temple entered into a tie-up with the Postal Department for despatch of Mutyala Talambralu packets through registered post. The devotees can send money order for Rs 50 in favour of the Temple Executive Officer, Bhadrachalam, Khammam district.

Khammam Collector oversees arrangements for Tiru Kalyana Brahmotsavalu to be held from March 31 to April 14

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