The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) and the Keezhuparamba Arts and Sports Lovers Organisation will jointly organise a boat race in the Chaliyar at Edasserikkadavu near Edavannappara on Sunday.

Minister for Urban Affairs Manjalamkuzhi Ali will inaugurate the boat race titled ‘‘Uthara Mekhala Jalolsavam.’’ MLAs P.K. Basheer, Mohammedunni Haji, K.T. Jaleel, and P. Sreeramakrishnan will attend.

Twenty-four country boats representing different arts and sports clubs will take part in the festival.

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