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Thursday, January 16, 2020

City Celebrates Bhogi and Sankranthi

Pongal is celebrated every year to mark the beginning of Uttarayana, that is the movement of the sun towards north and to mark the time for harvest. It is a four day long festival celebrated with a lot of vigor and merry making in almost every household. It is often called the Harvest Festival and is celebrated to commemorate the beginning of harvesting crops in the fields. Pongal marks the biggest festival in the calendar of the fairs and festivals in Andhra Pradesh. Pongal in Andhra Pradesh is celebrated for continuous four days. These four days of celebrations are called Bhogi Festival, Surya Pongal, Mattu Pongal and Kaanum Pongal. During Pongal celebrations, there are processions taken out of cows that are adorned and festooned with ornaments.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Geo Heritage Site Erramatti Dibbalu Clean Up Drive Organised by JCI Achievers

JCI Vizag Achievers in association with IYFS, Green Face Society, GVMC, Indian Dental Association Visakhapatnam, Indian Navy, Environmental Activist Mr. Sohan Hattangadi and several other NGOs and people from all walks of life participated in clean drive of Vizags Geo Heritage Site Erramatti Dibbalu in the morning hours of Sunday 05th Jan 2020.