Nashik, Nov 7 (UNI) The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) today held various programmes in order to celebrate 25 years of its existence.
The main function was held at Mahakavi Kalida Kalamandir, where NMC Commissioner Vilas Thakur, Deputy Mayor Ajay Boarade, standing Committee chairman Sharad Koshire, NMC office-bearers wr present on the occasion. Mayor Vianayak Pande presided over the function.
On the occasion, 25 employees who completed 25 years of sevice were felicitated. Five senior corporators -- Ganpatro Kolhe, Uttamrao Kamble, Dinkar Adhav, Vasant Gite and Ashok Gawli were also felicitated.
To mark the silver jubilee celebrations, the NMC has organised Nashik Festival from November 28.
According to sources, President Pratibhatai Patil will inaugurate the festival and also Late Yashwantrao Chavan Planetarium project.
She will also inaugurate the state-level interuniversity Ashwamedh games, being hosted by the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University here. She will also visit the Bhujbal Knowledge city and Sai Baba Temple at Shirdi.
The 7-day Nashik festival will have performances by renowned artistes such as actress and Bharatnatyam exponent Hema Malini, comedian Raju Srivastava, musicians Shankar-Ehsan-Loy among others.