This year onwards, the tickets of Nehru Trophy boat race will be available only through online. Tickets won’t be available through government officeces.
CBL will be resposible for the sale of online tickets. Besides this, finding sponsors, live broadcast of race, sponsorship of pavalions and advertisement also will fall under the resposibilty of CBL.
The online ticket sale for the 67th Nehru Trophy Boat Race -2019 which is to be commenced on 10th of August 2019 is inaugrated by Dr. Adeela Abdulla IAS, District Collector, Alappuzha
The south Indian bank joined online Ticket sale
The Nehru Trophy Boat Race named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru is conducted on the Punnamda Lake, near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year. On the day of this fiercely fought boat race, the tranquil lake front is transformed into a sea of humanity with an estimated two lakh people, including tourists from abroad for watching it. For the people of each village in Kuttanad, a victory at this race for their village boat is something to be celebrated for months to come.