Krishna Pushkaralu 2016: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana

August 12, 2016 18:49 IST 5 of 5
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and his cabinet colleagues took a holy bath at Durga Ghat in Vijayawada. Naidu along with his wife Bhuvaneshwari performed puja. Authorities have made elaborate arrangements for smooth conduct of the festival in Kurnool, Krishna and Guntur districts by building 178 bathing ghats. The festivities began on Thursday night with 'Nava Harathi' at Pavitra Sangamam, the confluence of Godavari and Krishna rivers, in Krishna district.