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Visakhapatnam, January 9, 2006
Visakha Utsav comes to Bhimili
The quaint finishing village of Bhimili came alive with the Visakha Utsav. A fair like atmosphere enveloped the Beach Road, main venue of the two days Bhimili Utsav, a part of Visakha Utsav. The entire route figured with a number of statues from fishermen’s lives, depictions from Hindu mythology nestle with the bust of the Buddha, signifying its proximity to Thotlakonda a Buddhist heritage site. Revenue Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao inaugurated the Utsav on Monday evening. District Collector, Praveen Prakash, Zilla Parishad Chairperson, V.Kanthamma and MLA Karri Sitaramu participated the function.
The races were held for catamarans and stitched boats. The young and the able bodied threw themselves headlong into the contest. So keen was the contest that even after the race was over people were engrossed in discussing the even.
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