KCR flies high alongside PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Asaduddin Owaisi pilots in the old city

CHARMINAR: Ahead of Sankranthi, kite sellers in Old City have come up with variety of designs and the sale has picked up pace in Gulzar Houz, Hussaini Alam, Dhoolpet, Mangalhat and other localities. This year, kites with pictures of PM Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, CM KCR and AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi are in great demand.

One of the kite sellers said that kites with pictures of politicians and actors are in huge demand and due to high demand they are running out of stock. "We have been doing this business for several decades. This year, kites with pictures of PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and CM KCR are the most sold in the market. Also, as Chinese manja is banned, manja from Surat and Hyderabad is being sold," said Bhagwan Das, a kite seller.

"Most customers are asking for kites with photos of politicians, due to which we are running out of stock. Meanwhile, glass coated manja is not being sold and only thread manja is available in the market," said Mohammed Zakir, another kite seller.

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