Rs 34.86 lakh sanctioned for Bathukamma Ghat
Rs 34.86 Lakh Sanctioned For Bathukamma Ghat. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner Somesh Kumar inspected both LB Stadium and Tank Bund on Friday.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner Somesh Kumar inspected both LB Stadium and Tank Bund on Friday. The corporation will construct Bathukamma Ghat at Rotary Park at a cost of Rs.34.86 lakh.
The Bathukamma festival, which had earned the status of a state festival, would be celebrated on October 2 at the Tank Bund. More than 30,000 women would be taking part in it. A procession would start from LB Stadium till the Rotary Park at Tank Bund where Bathukammas would be placed in the water.
The civic body has sanctioned Rs 2.8 lakh for repairing foothpaths and drains from the stadium to the Tank Bund. Rs 4.5 lakh has been granted for painting the footpaths and for installation of toilets. The fountain at Rotary Park would be repaired at Rs 9.93 lakh.
In view of the festival, the GHMC will undertake landscaping of the LB Stadium premises, upgrade the children’s play equipment at Rotary Park and erect fountains at Tank bund.