CM KCR greets people on the Bathukamma festival
Hyderabad, Oct. 05: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday greeted the people on the occasion of the beginning of Bathukamma festival, the symbol of Telangana culture and the State government’s official festival.
He said the Telangana women folk and girls will decorate Bathukamma with a variety of flowers and worship nature amidst happiness and fervour. He noted that Bathukamma festival, which was neglected during the united Andhra Pradesh rule, is celebrated as an official festival under the self-governance.
He described Bathukamma festival as an integral part of the Telangana people’s life which has spread all across different continents.
KCR said Bathukamma brought fame and name to Telangana all over the world. The state government has made arrangements to celebrate Bathukamma at every nook and corner of the state.
He cautioned people to take preventive measures at the time of immersion of Bathukamma as all the tanks and water bodies are filled with water. The CM prayed to the Goddess to bless Telangana people to live with happiness, prosperity, and longevity.
Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundrarajan has also conveyed greetings to the people of Telangana, especially the women on the auspicious occasion of Bathukamma festival.
She noted that the festival symbolises the cultural spirit of Telangana. Bathukamma is characterised by the gathering of flowers and making unique floral arrangements.
Ever since the formation of Telangana state in 2014, Bathukamma is being celebrated as the state festival.
Rahman & Menon create magic for Bathukamma Festival
Hyderabad: Maestro AR Rahman and director Gautham Vasudev Menon came together to create magic for the ‘Bathukamma’ festival this year with a song by MLC Kavitha-led Telangana Jagruthi. Ahead of Bathukamma festivities, Kalvakuntla Kavitha and film-maker Menon launched the ‘Bathukamma’ song produced by Telangana Jagruthi at her residence on Tuesday. The song shot in Telangana districts was released ahead of the first day of the festival. The song has been composed by the Academy Award winner, sung by Uthara Unnikrishnan, penned by Mittapalli Surender, and choreographed by National Award winner Brinda.
The festival is an integral part of Telangana and it identifies with cultural identity of people of the State across the globe. The Telangana Jagruthi played a crucial role for cultural integration and strengthening roots of Telangana movement. Since then it has been an active force that represents the cultural and literary landscapes of Telangana not just in India, but internationally as well. The recent collaboration of Menon, Rahman, Telangana Jagruthi has added to the festive atmosphere in Telangana and has given especially women another reason to enjoy colourful and joyous ‘Bathukamma’. Rahman took to Twitter to launch the song, he tweeted ‘Bathukamma shubhakanshalu. “A festival of life. A celebration of togetherness. Bringing you a glimpse of the beauty of Bathukamma through “AllipoolaVennela” along with Telangana Jagruthi,” he said in his Tweet.
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