Chiranjeevi for Carnival celebrations
Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi will be present at the Carnival Festival, scheduled on February 9, 2013, where government has invited other States to participate for the first time.
State Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said that the Union Minister has agreed to participate in the festival, where he is likely to announce new centrally sponsored tourism projects for Goa.
The government, along with float participation, is also likely to invite states such as Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala and Gujarat to set up their food stalls at the five-food festival that will begin a day prior to the Carnival festivities. [H]