All the main bus station in the city, and the railway station, is choking with people crowding the transit points to reach their home towns and join the celebrations of Sankranti, a major harvest festival that brings together family and friends.
A large chunk of the crowd comprised students staying in hostels heading for their home. The roads leading to the, Pandit Nehru Bus Station, Pandit Nehru Bus Station and the railway station, witnessed youngsters scurrying with duffle bags, haversacks, travel trolleys and carry-on luggage. The crowd spilling on to the parking bays.
On Saturday Responding to the additional demand, the Vijayawada zone of the AP State Road Transport Corporation pressed 90 additional buses into service towards Rayalaseema region.