The Chief Minister was accompanied by state Home Minister Mekathoti Sucharita, Narsaraopeta MLA Vidadala Rajini, other leaders and officials.
Due to pandemic-triggered restrictions and social distancing norms, the usually jubilant celebrations were visibly low-key this year, but some cultural programmes were held to mark the day.
The protests turned violent as the mob marched towards the Capitol breaking down barricades outside, with some of them even reaching legislative floors.
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A huge crowd of fans congregated at the Mahalaxmi Race Course, where they cheered on and sang along as the DJs revved up the Road To ULTRA show, brought as part of independent festival brand ULTRA Worldwide.
VIPs along with Governor ESL Narasimhan and Chief Minister will be taking part in the event, strong security arrangements are being made for the celebrations.