Nehru Trophy boat race: Book your tickets online from Monday
Alappuzha: The state is gearing up to host the 67th Nehru Trophy Boat Race on August 10. Online ticket booking will commence in Book My show from Monday, June 24.
People will be able to collect tickets directly from fixed centres. Printing of these tickets has already started.
This time, green protocol will be strictly followed in the Nehru Trophy Boat Race. Plastic bottles and products are strictly banned at the venue.
Suchwitha Mission and Haritha Keralam Mission will assist Nehru Trophy Boat Race Committee.
It is reported that cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will likely to inaugurate the boat race. The committee has taken action to invite him to Alappuzha.
Sachin was invited for the last year’s boar race. But he failed to arrive as the boat race was postponed following the floods. Hence, the committee has vowed to bring Sachin as chief guest for the event.
Nehru Trophy Boat Race meeting summoned by minister Thomas Issac will be held in Alappuzha collectorate on June 29. A final decision on the chief guest will be taken in this meeting. Boat race league will commence along with Nehru Trophy Boat Race.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the boat race league, says reports.
A meeting of captains of 20 boats will be held in Thiruvannathapuram in connection with the boat race league.