Indiaherald Group of Publishers P LIMITED

X
close save
crop image
x
TM
Fri, Jan 18, 2019 | Last Updated 5:27 pm IST

Menu &Sections

Search

Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as 'Bonalu', reflecting Telangana's rich culture & tradition

Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as 'Bonalu', reflecting Telangana's rich culture & tradition
Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as 'Bonalu', reflecting Telangana's rich culture & tradition
http://apherald-nkywabj.stackpathdns.com/images/appleiconAPH72x72.png apherald.com

According to sources devotees, including a large number of women thronged the temples since morning to offer prayers to the Hindu goddess of power Mahankali or Kali. Meanwhile attired in their best, women queued up at the temples to offer 'Bonalu', which consists of cooked rice, jaggery, and curd and turmeric water, carried in steel and clay pots on their heads. Furthermore the devotees believe that the annual festival will ward off evil and usher in peace.



Moreover the main celebrations were held at Mahankali Temple Lal Darwaza and the historic Akkanna Madanna temple at Hari Bowli in Shah Ali Banda. Furthermore on behalf of the Telangana government, Cabinet Ministers Indra Karan Reddy and T. Srinivas Yadav made offerings of silk clothes at the Mahankali Temple. Accordingly Congress leader Jana Reddy, former MP and actress Vijayashanti, Telangana Jana Samithi founder Kodandaram were among other prominent personalities who participated in the festivities at the temples in the old city and this is the fifth year of Bonalu being celebrated as a state festival for which the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government released Rs 15 crore.

Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as

Recently various government departments made all the necessary arrangements for the devotees visiting the temples, including facilities for drinking water, sanitation, roads and uninterrupted power supply and the people believed that the epidemic was due to the anger of the Mahankali and began offering 'bonalu' to placate her.

Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as

Festive atmosphere enveloped Hyderabad as 'Bonalu', reflecting Telangana's rich culture & tradition
5/ 5 - (1 votes)
Add To Favourite
More from author
DMK Chief MK Stalin to attend Mamata Banerjee's Party meet on January 19
Low cost Airline Scoot to adds 3 new South Indian cities
Telangana new Assembly session begins with new Speaker
Dinakaran suspects Edappadi Palanisamy!
Viswasam receives police appreciation!
Ajith fan dies when seeing movie!
Chennai kid is youngest grandmaster!
New I-T return filling system be developed by Infosys
TN Police Department issued instructions to create WhatsApp group for every police station
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar
PM Modi may keep door open, but no party is prepared to go inside in Tamilnadu
What will be Pawan's stand at national level?
West Zone Party Office opened by Kamal Hassan in Pollachi
Trump nominated three Indian Americans to key administration positions
Nationwide probe launched to nab main perpetrators in QNet scam
Indian Railways linked its locomotives via ISRO satellites
Jallikattu opening day Festival begins with 500 Bulls in Tamilnadu
Will Indra Nooyi become World Bank President?
Yogi Adityanath record spending on festival!
Dhoni's unexpected anger on field!
Supreme Court hearing on Interim CBI chief!
Is YS Jagan is allying with KCR to form Andhra Drohula Front?
Indra Nooyi been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump
How to Copy in Exams? Ad went viral in WhatsApp
Why Shashi Tharoor not allowed into Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala with PM Modi?
2 Young Women decided to contest Telangana Panchayat Polls
2.0 s costumes, Robot Models exhibited at Chennai Island Grounds
Vishal confirms his wedding with Hyderabad based Businessman daughter
2 Women who unsuccessfully attempted to enter Sabarimala temple begins hunger strike
Flight operations at Bengaluru airport to face disruptions from February 14 to 24
Why YS Jagan Sister made a complaint with Hyderabad Police?
Mahesh Kathi comes with another controversy with Pawan Kalyan
Trump ordered American feast of burgers for visiting football team
Telugu comedian Brahmanandam undergone bypass surgery
AK Sikri declines joining commonwealth tribunal!
Kodanadu estate case investigation in peaks!
About the author

Bharath has been the knowledge focal point for the world, As Darvin evolution formula End is the Start ... Bharath again will be the Knowledge Focal Point to the whole world. Want to hold the lamp and shine light on the path of greatness for our country Bharath.