Mahanadu: Vizag Wears Festive Look
Visakhapatnam: With just hours ahead for Telugu Desam Party’s Mahanadu to commence, the port city is spruced up with yellow flags, banners and billboards welcoming thousands of delegates from across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The three-day plenary ‘Mahanadu’ will begin on Saturday morning here in the city in Andhra University Engineering College grounds.
Party national president N. Chandrababu Naidu is expected to arrive at 9:20 am by flight. Party sources said he would stay in the port guest house before heading for the venue. After inaugurating a blood donation camp and a photo exhibition at the venue, he will be invited to address the delegates. The presidents of the party of AP and Telangana K.Kala Venkatrao and L. Ramana will also speak.
A big stage has been built to accommodate about 200 speakers at one time. The stage is flanked by the paintings of Polavaram project and High Tech City signifying the contribution of the party chief Chandrababu towards development.
Various committees under the leadership of senior leaders and ministers have been working twenty-four seven for making the Mahanadu a grand success. A food preparation committee under the aegis of Minister for Panchayat Raj Ch. Ayyannapatrudu is on the job to provide the delegates with a sumptuous meal with delicacies prepared in the typical East Godavari and Krishna style. The volunteers served various culinary delights to about four thousand workers on a trial basis at the venue on Friday in order to test the taste of the food and also to ensure the arrangements are flawless on Saturday. Separate gates have been arranged to make sure a hassle-free entry for VIPs and delegates.