Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid greetings to the Nari Shakti of Telangana on the auspicious occasion of Bathukamma.


About ‘Bathukamma’

  • Bathukamma festival is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri in Telangana. 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 colourfully and form a circle around ‘Bathukamma’ and dance before immersing it to the nearest water body.