Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu participated in the celebration of 'Bhogi' festival. He celebrated the festival at Paritala village of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District on January 13. The former CM, along with the people present there, also set fire to the government orders issued by the state government over farmers. 'Bhogi' marks the beginning of the four-day Pongal festival. It is celebrated by boycotting the old things for focusing on new beginnings.
Endowments Minister of Andhra Pradesh Vellampalli Srinivasa Rao celebrated 'Bhogi' festival in Vijayawada. He celebrated the festival along with family members at his residence on January 13. 'Bhogi' marks the beginning of the four-day Pongal festival. On the other side, people celebrated 'Bhogi' in Chennai's Nungambakkam area today. They gathered to light bonfires to burn their old belongings. 'Bhogi' is celebrated by boycotting the old things for focusing on new beginnings.
Kalaburagi Lok Sabha Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Umesh G Jadhav inaugurated flight service. He inaugurated the flight service between Karnataka's Kalaburagi and Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati on January 11. People frequently travel between Kalaburagi and Tirupati. The inaugural flight had around 80% occupancy. Speaking to ANI, Kalaburagi MP Jadhav said, "People travel frequently between Kalaburagi and Tirupati. Today's flight had 80% occupancy." "We are also planning to operate flights to Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru," he added.
A team of scientists visited Andhra's Eluru where many people fell sick with mystery illness. A nine-member team from National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad visited the town. The scientists collected samples of water, food along with blood and urine samples of patients. Earlier, Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy had visited Eluru govt hospital. CM Reddy had met patients who were afflicted by the unknown disease. More than 300 people were affected with the mystery disease in Eluru. A team of AIIMS doctors had also collected samples of patients for further tests. Around 200 patients were discharged from the hospital after treatment. The outbreak started in the One-Town area of Eluru and claimed one life on December 6. So far, authorities have not been able to identify the origin of the disease. The mysterious disease saw people falling unconscious after fits and nausea.
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As the Covid crisis continues in India, a ‘mystery disease’ has hit the Eluru region of Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy visited Eluru Government Hospital where hundreds of people are admitted with symptoms of nausea, giddiness and epilepsy. The Chief Minister enquired about the medical aid and other measures and assured all help to those admitted in hospitals. One person had died on Sunday in the Eluru region after suffering the same symptoms. A team of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences also collected samples of patients for further tests. Close to 200 patients had been discharged from hospital after treatment. Watch the full video for all the details.
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