VISAKHAPATNAM: The three-day Annual Utsav of the presiding deity of Visakhapatnam agency, Sri Modakondamma Talli, will be celebrated from May 8 at Paderu. The first meeting to discuss the arrangements for the utsav was convened by the temple committee president and Paderu MLA Giddi Eeswari here on Sunday.
During the meeting, the officials have elected S Srinu as the president of the utsav committee, which will plan and decide on the programmes and events to be conducted during the fest.
The utsav of Modakondamma Talli, is a major festival of the tribals.Large number of tribals and devotees from several plain areas as well as Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts will throng temple during the festival. The endowment department and ITDA, Padru will execute the planned arrangements.