Durga Temple Gearing for Dasara

Published: 11th September 2015 03:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2015 03:24 AM   |  A+A-

Durga Temple

VIJAYAWADA:  Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanams, the custodian of Goddess Kanaka Durga Temple atop Indrakeeladri, is gearing up for celebrating Dasara festival in a grand manner. The 10-day festival will commence on October 13 and conclude on October 22.

The temple executive officer held a review meeting with officials to discuss the action plan for Dasara festival, during which temple receives heavy influx of pilgrims from across the country. Crowd management, queue lines, illumination, medical camps, drinking water, security, public address system, tonsuring, cloak room, annadanam, prasadams, VIP protocol, coconut breaking points, boat festival, additional deployment of personnel, were discussed at length during the meeting.

In the coming weeks, more such review meetings will be held to take stock of the progress being made in the arrangements and correct the lapses, if any, the EO said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Andhra Pradesh news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp