Praising the initiative of organising the fest in the state by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Ali congratulated the teams participating in the fests.
"We also used to fly kites when we were young. Since the Telangana Government was formed we have been celebrating this festival on a wide scale. I would like to congratulate everyone participating in this festival", he said.
The kite festival began Telangana in 2016. The first two edition was hosted by the Aga Khan Academy on its premises in Shamshabad for the first two editions, later on, Telangana Tourism moved from being a partner to the organiser of the event.
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