ALSO READTelangana govt to allocate Rs 10 cr for journalists' welfare Portfolios allocated to new AP ministers; Lokesh gets IT and Can't you see development in Telangana?: Rao asks Chidambaram More funds to fisheries industry: Telangana Chief Minister Tel CM asks Textiles dept to ready plans for weavers' welfare
The Telangana government today decided to hold a 'World Telugu Conference' from October 22 to 28.
However, the event would be inaugurated on September 30 on the auspicious occasion of 'Vijayadasami', a release from the Chief Minister's Office said.
"The state government has decided to hold inaugural function of the first World Telugu Conference in the state on the auspicious Vijayadasami day on September 30 and the conference will be held from October 22 to 28," it said.
The state government had earlier planned to organise the conference from June 2, the state formation day, but it changed the plan as the day is not considered to be an auspicious one, it added.
State government's advisor on literary affairs KV Ramanachary and others today requested Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to change the dates, the release said.
Ramanachary and others also pointed out that weather conditions in October would be more suited to organise the conference than in June.
"The CM has instructed them to organise the conference from October 22 to 28 and prepare an agenda (for the event)," it added.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)