Non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Washing D.C. in United States of America (USA) will be celebrating Vinayaka Chavithi on a grand scale. They will be installing a 20ft. Ganesh idol, the first such a one in USA. The curtain raising event that was held recently, was attended by Justice Ramalingeswar Rao. The 10-day event will be held from August 25th to September 3rd, at Larten. Cultural programmes will be held and an exhibition will be organised on the occasion. The programmes will be supervised by Vuyyuri Srinivas.