Staff Reporter

NALGONDA: The three-day annual Narasimha Jayanti celebrations began with religious fervour at Yadagirigutta hill shrine in Bhongir division on Tuesday.

Specials rituals - Swasthivachanam, Laksha Kunkumarchana and Ankurarpanam - were performed amid chanting of Vedic hymns marking the commencement of the celebrations at Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy hill shrine on Tuesday morning.

Health Minister D. Nagender, temple chairman Narasimha Murthy and executive officer E. Srinivas Rao and others participated. Hari Katha, Chindu Yaksha Ganam and other programmes were organised at Sangeetha Bhavan in the evening.