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Grand Celebrations for Bonalu Festival

Published: 18th July 2015 04:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th July 2015 04:15 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:Assuring steps to make the upcoming Bonalu festival a grand success, Commercial Taxes minister Talsani Srinivas Yadav said that the government will bear the expenses for the festival, here Friday.

Speaking to media persons, the minister  said all expenses for illumination, road repairs near temples and providing drinking water would be borne by the government, he added.

“Temples need not spend from their funds,” he asserted. The minister held discussions with deputy chief minister Mohammed Mahamood Ali, Excise minister T Padma Rao, Home minister Nayani Narsimha Reddy, DGP Anurag Sharma and chief secretary Rajiv Sharma here Friday.

Yadav also informed that the government would rope in 560 Telangana artistes to perform during the processions. Security would be beefed up with increased picketing while CCTV cameras would be installed in and around temples.

He further said that efforts would be made to carpet the potholes on the roads near temples during the next two days. The lighting would be increased 15 per cent from previous 28,000 lights. For sanitation purposes, an action team would be deputed for every 400 metres, he said.

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