The famous Indra Keeladri the abode of Deity Kanaka Durga at Vijayawada is gearing up for the Dusserah festival that will be celebrated from October 5th to 13th.
Navaratri is observed for nine days starting from the first day of the month of Ashwayuja till Navami i.e., the ninth day of the month. On the tenth day which is Dasami, Dussehra or Dasara or Vijaya Dasami is celebrated. Many devotees observe fast during Navaratri festival and break it on the tenth day.
As Dussehra is related to the deity Durga, the famous Kanaka Durga temple at Vijayawada, devotees will throng the temple city during those days to get Mother Durga’s grace.
A meeting of coordination committee was held at the Sub Collector’s Office to fix the dates and discuss the arrangements to be made to ensure problem free passing of the event.
P.Usha Kumari the Joint Collector of Krishna District passed instructions to the concerned personnel to see that no short falls will be there in the elaborate arrangements to be taken to facilitate smooth functioning of the important festival.