Godavari Maha Pushkaram 2015, the event that captured the imagination of people for over an year, has started amidst great fervor and celebrations. The chief minister has lit the jyothy to kickstart the event and offered prayers to river Godavari. After that he participated in Godavari Akhanda Harati program. Early on Tuesday at 6.26 AM, when Bruhaspati moved into Simha Rasi (Leo Zodiac Sign), the Godavari Maha Pushkaram 2015 has started. At this moment, Chief Minister and his wife have taken a dip in the holi river and offered prayers for the well being of the entire state.
In Kovvuru Goshpada Kshetram, Kanchi Kama Koti Peetadhipathi, Sri Vijayendra Saraswati have performed special pujas and launched the event.