Ongoing Koti Deepotsavam, as a part of Karthika Masam celebrations, began today with Veda Patanam by students of Sri Sarada Vydhika Smartha Viswavidyalayam, at Vargal. It will be followed by several other programmes including Kalyanotsavam of Lord Siva and Parvathi. The deities of five prominent Sivalayams in Andhra Pradesh (AP) will be showcased in a grand manner during the Kalyanotsavam. Later, Telangan Chief Minister KCR and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Parliament (MP) Sujana Chowdary will be honoured. Prominent spiritual head Sri Paripoorananda Swamy will grace the occasion.