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Sri Rama Navami celebrated with traditional fervour

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Sri Rama Navami was celebrated with traditional fervour across Telangana on Wednesday.
The highlight of Sri Rama Navami celebrations in the state was the ‘Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam’ (celestial wedding of Lord Ram and Sita) in the temple town of Bhadrachalam on the banks of Godavari river.
Deputy Chief Minister Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, Revenue Minister Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy and other dignitaries attended the event.
The Election Commission permitted the live telecast of Sri Rama Kalyanam subject to provisions of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for the Lok Sabha polls, official sources said on Tuesday.
The ritual was performed by the Vedic scholars in Abhijit Lagna amidst the streets of the temple town reverberating with the slogans of Jai Sriram.
Chief Secretary Santi Kumari presented silk clothes and pearls to the deities on behalf of the state government.
People converged in the town in large numbers from the Telugu States to witness the celestial wedding. The Mithila Stadium was bedecked impressively by illuminating with electric lamps.
In the wee hours of Wednesday, the temple priests conducted Suprabhat Seva to the deity, followed by the conduct of The security has been beefed up by deploying 2,000 police personnel to rule out any untoward incident.

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