Telangana gets ready for Bathukamma festival

The officials have been directed to illuminate important traffic islands and buildings during the festival.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  19 Sep 2022 12:56 PM GMT
Telangana gets ready for Bathukamma festival

Hyderabad: Telangana chief secretary Somesh Kumar has directed the officials to make elaborate arrangements for the upcoming Bathukamma festival. The nine-day Bathukamma festival will be celebrated from 25 September to 3 October.

The main celebrations will be held on 3 October which will be celebrated as Saddula Bathukamma. The officials have been directed to illuminate important traffic islands and buildings during the festival.

"Improvement of roads, barricading at immersion points, providing uninterrupted power supply, organising cultural programmes, and arranging swimmers near Hussain Sagar and at all the immersion points should be put in place," Somesh Kumar said.

All the metro pillars and metro trains should be decorated depicting the Bathukamma festival, he said.

For the Bathukamma festival, the chief secretary has asked the officials to ensure the provision of logistics like arrangement of small cranes for immersion of Bathukammas, illumination of the banks of Hussain Sagar, police security, traffic control and regulation, temporary toilets, distribution of buttermilk sachets, arrangements of first aid facility, deployment of fire extinguishers, etc.

Somesh Kumar further said the festival should also be organised in all district headquarters.

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