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Nandalala cultural center celebrates Krishna Jayanti Mahotsavam with a theme of water conservation

August 23, 2019

This year, Nandalala Cultural Centre at Ranga Road, Mylapore is celebrating Krishna Jayanti Mahotsavam with the theme of ‘Water and Krishna’.

All the festivities held here intends to highlight the importance of conserving water through various stories that depict Sri Krishna and water.

“Having seen the water crisis in the neighbourhood very closely, we thought it is the need of the hour to highlight the importance of saving every drop of water,” says Krithika Mouli, a member of the Nandalala Cultural Centre.

“On Aug 22, water expert Indukanth Ragade gave us a talk on the ways to save water.  And going by the theme, we have decorated our center with small umbrellas,” she says.


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