Andhra Pradesh

Lokesh finds the dais shaky

: With barely few hours to go for the ‘Mahanadu,’ reservations over stage arrangements came on Thursday from none other than the Telugu Desam Party’s national general secretary Nara Lokesh, who expressed displeasure over the shaking stage and suggested that the background be made more impressive. He suggested some changes to be incorporated at the venue— Sri Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Municipal Corporation High School grounds.



Massive dimensions

Mr. Lokesh, who was in the temple city to inspect the arrangements ahead of the party’s convention, observed that the dais was a bit shaky and directed the organisers to ensure its stability from the foundations. He also directed the police and security officials to limit the seating on the dais to prevent any likely casualty arising due to more members on the stage.

According to sources, the official seating capacity on the platform would vary from 270 to 320 members. Based on that, Mr. Lokesh instructed the concerned to take all the necessary precautions to ensure smooth conduct of the event.

Later, he inspected the venues of as photo exhibition, blood donation camp, cooking stalls etc., and lauded the efforts of the cadre.

Spread across massive dimensions of 88 feet by 44 feet and at a height of 30 feet, a majestic stage awaits the proceedings of Mahanadu. Over 125 people have worked for the past 10 days to set up a beautiful platform, dabbled in pinkish-orange and yellow hues, resembling a typical royal court. In addition to this, four windows on the stage, embedded with pictures of Hi-tech City, AP’s Capital Amaravati, agriculture and irrigation projects would highlight the TDP regime’s past record as well as the upcoming challenges in the new State.

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