Fish Prasadam at Exhibition on June 8: Talasani

The famous “Fish Distribution” program to mark Mrigasira Karthe will be launched at Exhibition Grounds at Nampally in a grand manner on June 8, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister today said. Bathina Harinath Goud and family members who conduct the fish distribution program for decades have called on the minister at Secretariat here. For several decades Bathina family has been conducting Fish Prasadam program for two days and lakhs of people throng the event to get fish medicine. Harinath Goud has submitted a memorandum to the minister and urged for making arrangements on behalf of the government for Fish Prasadam event.

The minister said that he will conduct a meeting with officials in seven days and take necessary measures for smooth and successful conduct of the event. Since a large number of people from several other states visit the fish distribution program arrangements will be made accordingly, the minister said. More number of counters will be opened this year for the purpose and ensure smooth conduct of the program he said. Even last time the same program was conducted in a successful manner with active coordination of Health, GHMC, Traffic, Revenue, Police, water works, RTC and others, he said. (NSS)