The traditional harvest festival,, Sankranti, conveyed cheer to the general population here even as revelers had an affair time watching bullock truck races in the beautiful rustic scene at Kovur, close Nellore, here on Friday to check Bhogi festivities.
The yearly occasion is composed by the Kovur Edlabandla Sangham (Bullock Carts’ Association), a day in front of Sankranti to give excitement furthermore looks of the cows quality.
About 40 sets of bullocks drawn from Nellore, Kadapa, Prakasam and different regions participated in the races, which drew immense hordes of rustic fun mates from all encompassing regions.
To abstain from overburdening and damage to the taking an interest bullocks, exceptional strides were taken by the coordinators, and the truck drivers were requested that not whip the creatures furthermore not depend on some other brutal means. Infringement of principles prompts to punishment focuses furthermore preclusion from the race.
As the day started with the entry of two-wheeled trucks appropriate from 7 a.m., the race setting transformed into a colony of action. The scene was particularly well known among the country masses and agrarian specialists who think of it as an unquestionable requirement watch diversion after a season’s diligent work in the fields.
“We are leading this race each year without fizzle. There has been a decent reaction from all segments, particularly ranchers and specialists. Individuals originate from far away places, including Nellore city, in enormous numbers each year,” said Mr. Suresh Reddy, one of the coordinators.
The Sangham sorting out panel has been putting forth prizes to the triumphant bullocks Rs. 15,116, Rs. 13,116 and Rs. 10,116 separately for the principal, second and third prizes.
The ranchers carried their bullocks brightened with brilliant head and body belts furthermore small sounding chimes. In spite of the fact that the automation and tractors came to be utilized a great deal in ranch handle nowadays, bullock trucks keep on being a noteworthy resource among the little and poor agriculturists in the wide open.