Collector MV Reddy reviewed arrangements of Sri Mahashivaratri Brahmotsavamas programmed from March 2 to 7 with the leaders concerned at Sri Ramalingeshwara Swamy Temple in Keesaragutta on Monday. He also released a poster on the festivities.
The Collector instructed the officials to make adjustments without causing any difficulty to the devotees. The other direction include: Paintings to the temple and decoration of electric lights; construction of steps on a war-footing; centralised marking on roads and barricading; maintain cleanliness on two sides of the road from the temple to the Keesara ORR; barricades, iron grills, drinking water and toilets to meet heavy rush during the festive period; queue lines to avoid stampede; exhaust fans and AC units in the sanctum sanctorum; helpline booths for the devotees; sign boards, speed breakers, dividers according to heavy traffic; round-the-clock police patrolling, vigil against trouble mongers and huge deployment of police personnel, CCTV cameras, control room and SHE teams.
Earlier, the temple priests greeted the collector and felicitated him. Joint Collector D Srinivas Reddy, Uppal MLA Bethi Subhash Reddy, DRDO Koutilya, DPO Ravikumar, DFO Sudhakar Reddy, Keesara Tahsildar Nagaraju, RWS Jyothi, temple chairman Tatakam Narayana Sarma, EO Lakshmi Narasimha Murty and Keesara MPDO Sashirekha were present.