Dist administration gearing up for Inavolu Jatara

Dist administration gearing up for Inavolu Jatara
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The district administration is gearing up for Inavolu Mallikarjun Swamy Jatara and Ammavaripet mini-Sammakka Saralamma Jatara to be held in next year. The District Collector Amrapali Kata chaired meeting in Hanamkonda on Tuesday to discuss about the arrangements to be made for the Inavolu Jatara to be held from January 12 to 14 and mini-Sammakka Saralamma Jatara to be held from January 31 to Febru

Hanamkonda: The district administration is gearing up for Inavolu Mallikarjun Swamy Jatara and Ammavaripet mini-Sammakka Saralamma Jatara to be held in next year. The District Collector Amrapali Kata chaired meeting in Hanamkonda on Tuesday to discuss about the arrangements to be made for the Inavolu Jatara to be held from January 12 to 14 and mini-Sammakka Saralamma Jatara to be held from January 31 to February 3, 2018.

She directed the district officials to make elaborate arrangements and ensure that devotees were not put to any kind of inconvenience as both jataras were taking in the same month. Inavolu temple would witness devotees rush during Sankranthi and Ugadi festivals hence arrangements should be made accordingly.

The Collector wanted the officials of endowments department, police, revenue and local gram panchayat to work in coordination with elected representatives and to visit the places to chalk out developmental works required. Focus should be laid both temporary and permanent works. The works should be completed one week before the commencement of the jatara. All the roads connecting Inavolu and Ammavaripet should be repaired.

Works related to uninterrupted supply of power, drinking water, setting up of barricades and battery of taps, latrines, bathing rooms and dressing rooms should to be completed at earliest, Amrapali suggested. CCTV cameras for security should be installed all over the jatara place covering parking lots, medial camps, and temporary sheds to be erected for devotees. Special care has to be taken on maintaining proper sanitation and running sufficient number of RTC buses, she added.

GWMC Mayor N Narender informed that the corporation would deploy teams of sanitation workers and auto trolleys. Similarly, 10 water tanks would be provided for ensuring supply of drinking water for the devotees. Wardhannapet MLA A Ramesh informed that during last year jatara five lakh devotees have visited Inavolu till Ugadi festival.

The rush of devotees would be high on Sundays and Thursdays hence arrangements should be made accordingly, he noted.
The KUDA Chairman M Yadava Reddy stated that special funds would be allocated for Inavolu Temple development. Joint-Collector S Dayanand, District Revenue Officer K Shoba and others were present.

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