Bathukamma

News:The Nine-day-long floral festival ‘Bathukamma’ has began in Telangana.

Facts:

About the festival:

  • Bathukamma festival is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri.
  • The word Bathukamma means- ‘Mother Goddess come to life’. 
  • The festival represents cultural spirit of Telangana.It is the state festival of Telangana.
  • The festival is celebrated to pray to the Goddess for health and achievements of each family. 
  • During the festival, flowers arranged and decorated on a big plat in conical shape in seven layers and this arrangement is called as Bathukamma.
  • All the women are dressed colorfully and form a circle around ‘Bathukamma’ and dance before immersing it to the nearest water body.
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