Official celebrations heralding ‘Manmadhanama’ Telugu new year will be organised at Dr. Y. V. S. Murthy Auditorium on AU Engineering College premises on Saturday morning.
The celebration comprises ‘Panchanga Sravanam’ by Rampa Diwakara Sarma followed by reciting of Ugadi poems, honouring Vedic scholars, and presentation of Ugadi ‘purskaram’ to personalities in literary, cultural, and fine arts fields. District Collector N. Yuvaraj said Rs.25 lakh had been sanctioned for each of the districts. While Rs.5 lakh would be spent on the celebration in the district, the mandals would get Rs.40,000 each.
Organising committees have been formed for the purpose.
Official celebrations will be at Dr. Y. V. S. Murthy Auditorium @ Ugadi