Telangana plans a wide range of activities for the formation day celebrations
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) From Farmers’ Day to celebrations in water bodies and from Literature Day to Tribal Festival, a wide range of activities are scheduled as part of the 21-day ten-day celebrations of Telangana’s Formation Day, starting from June 2.
The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) government has planned grand celebrations to highlight the country’s achievements over the past nine years.
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Seemingly keeping an eye on the assembly elections scheduled for November and December, the KCR government is doing its best to celebrate the formation day in a big way to highlight what it calls the swift steps taken by the state across sectors.
KCR will inaugurate the festivities on June 2 by honoring the martyrs of Telangana at Gun Park in Hyderabad. Later, he will raise the national flag at the premises of the secretariat of Dr. Ambedkar Telangana and address the participants. Ministers will participate in the celebrations that will be held in the directorates.
3rd of June will be celebrated as Farmers Day in Telangana. State Ministry of Agriculture will organize several programs at Rythu Vedikas to highlight the achievements of state agriculture sector, free electricity, Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima and other schemes. Public representatives and officials will participate in community dinners with all farmers.
Safety Day (Suraksha Day) will be celebrated on 4th June. The State Police Department will organize programs to explain police efforts to maintain law and order in the state, friendly police policy and efficient services.
To highlight the achievements of the energy sector, the 5th of June will be celebrated as ‘Telangana Vidyuttu Vijayotsavam’. There will be meetings at the constituency level to explain the qualitative change the country has achieved in the electricity sector. Singareni festivities will also take place on the same day.
The Telangana Industrial Growth Festival will be held the next day (6 June) to highlight the progress made in the industrial sector.
June 7 will be celebrated as Irrigation Water Day. Meetings will be organized in each constituency to explain progress in the irrigation sector. The state irrigation department will hold a state level meeting in Hyderabad which will be attended by KCR.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office, June 8 will be celebrated as ‘Oorura Cheruvula Panduga’ (Celebrations at the water bodies in every village) Cultural programs including Batukamma and Bonalu will be held. The fishermen will hold parades and meetings are planned on the banks of the pond. Leaders and people join lunch near the ponds.
The ‘Telangana Sankshema Sambaralu’ (Celebrations of Welfare Programs) will be held on 9th June. Meetings will be held with the beneficiaries of the Asara and Kalyana Lakshmi pension and other welfare schemes extended by the government at the constituency level.
Good Governance Day will be celebrated in Telangana on 10th June. Meetings will be organized in all district headquarters, and programs will be held to convey the benefits of making government systems more accessible to people through administrative reforms in the state.
Telangana Literature Day will be celebrated on 11th June. District level Kavi Samilanams programs and state level programs will be held.
Telangana race will be held on 12th June. The event will be organized by the State Police Department in all the constituency stations. Youth, students, public sector representatives, officials and others will participate.
Telangana Women’s Welfare Day will be celebrated on June 13 to explain the welfare programs and schemes being implemented by the government for the welfare of women. Awards will be given to the best female employees.
Telangana Medical Day on 14th June will highlight the revolutionary developments in the medical and health sector. The Ministry of Health will explain to the people the medical facilities provided to them by strengthening the infrastructure. The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for the construction of a new 2,000-bed super-specialty hospital and expansion of NIMS, Hyderabad.
Telangana Palle Pragathi Day on 15th June will show the progress made by Telangana villages who have become role models for the country. This will be followed by the Telangana Pattana Pragathi Day on June 16 to highlight the progress made by the urban bodies.
Telangana Tribal Festival will be celebrated on 17th June. The meetings will be held in the newly formed tribal villages. Officials will explain the measures the government has taken to take care of the tribes.
The government has also planned a Telangana drinking water festival on 18 June. As the region of Telangana has suffered a lot due to the scarcity of drinking water in the erstwhile unitary state of Andhra Pradesh, the program will highlight the transition of Telangana to a state of 100 percent drinking water supply through its Bhajrat Mission.
Under the Telangana Green Festival (Haritha utsavam) on June 19, a large-scale planting program will be carried out in all villages and towns across the state. The program will explain efforts to increase green areas in the state by the state forestry department and improve forest cover in the state.
20th of June will be celebrated as Telangana Education Day. Meetings will be organized in all educational institutions across the country to highlight the achievements in the field of education.
The Telangana Spiritual Day will be held on June 21 with various programs at temples, mosques, churches and other places of worship.
The festivities will conclude on June 22 with the Telangana Martyrs’ Remembrance Day. People in villages, towns, cities and schools will salute the martyrs and keep silent. A grand rally will be organized to commemorate the Tank Bund martyrs in Hyderabad. KCR will inaugurate the newly constructed Martyrs’ Memorial near the Tank Bund.