Workers sweat it out to complete works

Workers sweat it out to complete works
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As the ‘muhurtham’ is coming close for the prestigious event, workers and contractors are a worried lot. They are facing tough time in cleaning the ghats as the ground is boggy.

Vijayawada: Cleaning work at Pushkar ghats began on war footing on Wednesday as the 12-day long Pushkaralu is all set to begin on Ausgust 12.Hundreds of workers from across the State and Telangana are sweating it out at ghats to meet deadline by working about 12 hours, a day. The workers are facing troubles in clearing the stagnated rainwater and marshy ground at Padamavathi ghat.

As the ‘muhurtham’ is coming close for the prestigious event, workers and contractors are a worried lot. They are facing tough time in cleaning the ghats as the ground is boggy.

The moderate rain on Tuesday night is creating trouble for the workers who are yet to finish granite works as ground has become wet. The officials of various departments are carrying out final arrangements at ghats to help pilgrims to take a dip from the dawn itself on Friday. A tent for medical camp is arranged on the boggy ground at Padmavathi ghat on Wednesday.
Engineering department is taking measures to arrange queue lines.

Construction of changing rooms for women, arranging tents for pilgrims have not yet started, while electricity and lighting work is still in an initial stage at Padmavathi and Krishnaveni ghats. The barricading work is far from complete.

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