Suspected treasure hunters removed a Garuda idol at the ancient Venkateswara temple in Kundurpi mandal headquarters of Anantapur district on Thursday night.
Immersion took place in 23 water bodies; 3K tonne waste generated
Elaborate arrangements by VMC, police, irrigation & revenue department at immersion point near Prakasam Barrage.
At Khadol, several people went to the river to bathe after immersion and six of them drowned.
Does that one steamed rice modak made with jaggery do so much harm? Not at all! Unless not had in moderation.
He added that if even after warning, the organisers refused to follow the rules, appropriate actions would be taken against them as per the advice of the municipal commissioner.
The incident, that occurred on Saturday morning, came to light only in the evening when the child started crying in pain and his hand got swollen.
Eco-warrior Satti Ramachandra says that getting the colony Ganesh organising committees has been a tough task, but it’s still not too late
"Since childhood, I have been collecting these idols and now I have a variety of idols ranging 2 cm to 50 cm in height," says Vikas Shrivastav.
The best thing about this idol is that it does not create any pollution as compared to other Ganesha idol which is made of plaster of paris and plastic.
Entrances of homes were decorated with mango leaves and flowers and special prayers conducted to the decorated idol.
At DBR: Traffic coming from Goshala towards upper Tank Bund will not be allowed and will be diverted at DBR Mills towards lower Tank Bund.
The sculpture will remain on display for a few days so that tourists and pilgrims visiting the temple town of Puri can have a glimpse of it.
Sources reveal that owing to the seasonal nature of the business and soaring prices of raw materials, a lot of artisans are switching over to alternative means of employment.