Rathod Visits Gattamma Temple Ahead Medaram Jatara
Hyderabad, Feb.24 (Maxim News): Tribal welfare minister Satyavathi Rathod today visited Gattamma temple near the famous Medaram Small Jathara in Mulugu district of forest area. The minister offered special prayers to the deity and completed the rituals at the site.The minister stated that she worshipped the deity for more development in the state and end the problem of Corona virus.
Satyavathi Rathod said that she will visit the Samnakka and Sarakka and offer prayers for well being of the stare. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao offers top priority for tribal welfare, education and health she claimed.No state in the country offer such schemes and funds for tribals the minister stated. Tribal thandas developed as Village Panchayatis and funds being offered for development she said.
Meanwhile from Sunday Medaram jathara seen a large number of people as the officials made necessary arrangements.The temple area in Medaram village of Mulugu district has seen a large number of devotees thronged from various states.In addition to Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the devotees thronged the tribal goddess temple from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and others.They offer prayers to deities Sammakka and Saralamma at the site which sees the second big congregation for the tribal festival.
According to information the people came here and take bath in Jampanna before taking the darshan of the goddesses.They offer special prayers to Sammakka and Saralamma ,Pagididda Raju and Govindaraju to mark the occasion.As per the main tradition they offered jaggery, rice, kumkum, pasupu, clothes to the goddesses.The officials informed that the ritual of archana will be taken up on Feb 24 after cleansing of the temple premises. Next day on Feb 25 the officials will fix up the poles at the entrance of the temple as per the ritual. On 26 of this month the devotees can have the darshan they informed. They said that on Feb 27 the rituals will be concluded. (Maxim News)