The Prajavani programme which began at the Jyotirao Phule Praja Bhavan, Greenlands here on Friday is witnessing a heavy turnout of applicants from across the State.

Though the scheduled time of the programme is from 10 am to 1 pm, people turned up since early morning. Such is the rush at the programme that the queues extended beyond Praja Bhavan till GRT showroom.

Due to heavy rush at the Praja Bhavan, traffic flow on the Begumpet main road was affected. Police officials said Deputy Chief Minister Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu had received the applications initially and left for the Assembly.