People thronged temples since morning and offered special poojas on the occasion. All temples were jam-packed with devotees.
The traditional “pachadi”, the sweet-sour savoury, symbolising the sweet-bitter flavours were served on this occasion.
Ugadi celebrations were held at Raj Bhavan hosted by Governor E.S.L.Narasimhan . Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao, and AP CM Chandrababu Naidu wished the people on the new year.