‘Rang Barse’ in Rajamahendravaram today

For the first time in the cultural capital of the State – Rajamahendravaram – Holi will be celebrated in a different way on Thursday, a holiday declared by the Central government.
A trio of women have organised a ‘Rang Barse’ programme at Cherukuri Gardens, besides Best Prize complex adjacent to National High, which will be held on Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon with a series of different, colourful programmes.
Speaking to The Hindu , the organisers – Medapati Sharmila Reddy, floor leader of YSRCP in Municipal Corporation of Rajamahendravaram, B. Sujana, and D. Silpa – said that the programmes include La Tomatina - throwing tomatoes on each other, colour war, balloon fight and other events. Though entry fee is Rs. 500, the event would entertain students, women, men and people of all age groups, with music by DJs from Chennai, they said.