ANDHRA PRADESH

Devaraya final fete from today

Penukonda, the historical town and once the second capital of emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya, is all decked up for the three-day celebration of the grand finale of the historical 500th coronation of Srikrishnadevaraya, from August 6.

The event will be inaugurated by Governor E.S.L.Narasimham on Friday morning.

A pictorial exhibition on the reign of Srikrishnadevaraya will be one of the main attractions of the three-day festival.

Besides, a rich feast of cultural programmes by eminent cultural artists will mark the occasion.

On August 8, Chief Minister K. Rosaiah will participate during the closing ceremony of the event.

Besides a host of Ministers from Union government and State government, MLAs and MPs and other dignitaries from across social and cultural spectrum will be participating.

Apart from elaborate arrangements from the RTC and the police, a media centre will also be in operation. Media persons will have access to internet, fax, telephone and photo scanner .

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