GHMC Commissioner Somesh Kumar on Wednesday announced that they would hold a Haleem Festival in association with Telangana Hotels Association (TGHA) on 11th July 2014 in view of ongoing Ramzan, the month of fasting.
The festival would be held from 5PM to 1AM at Shilparamam. The commissioner said, famous Haleem Makers like Pista House, Sarvi, Paradise, Astoria, and Shah- Ghouse would be participating in the festival and add different delicious varieties of Haleem, biryani and sweets would be served to the residents of the city at very nominal rates.
Kumar said that the festival was being organised in the weekend with an anticipation that employees of corporate companies and their families would participate in the festival to taste various delicacies including Haleem.
Noting that the corporation is organising the festival for the first time, the Commissioner appealed all the citizens of the twin cities to participate in the Haleem Festival and make the event a grand success.
The Telangana State government had announced that it would celebrate both Ramzan and Bonalu festivals as State festivals. Sri Nagaraju, President of Telangana Hotels Association thanked the commissioner for organising the festival.