Yercaud, one of the most beautiful hill-stations in Tamil Nadu will be hosting the much awaited summer festival in the third week of May. The festival would be held in a unique way to attract lot of visitors. There would be interesting events like boat race, dog show, trekking, sports and many more. Besides, various sports events, veterinary camp, kolam competition would also be organized.
The Botanical Garden which would be established on 37 acres will have rare species of plants and flowers. The officials of the horticultural department have started collecting different varieties of flowers to attract the tourists' attention. The department this year has planned to display 30,000 potted flowers of exquisite varieties.
Meanwhile, the drive against plastics is also being carried out in the hill station with members and officials of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and non- governmental organizations actively leading the campaign.