The ‘Rottela Panduga’ has begun in Nellore district. It is an annual roti-sharing and wish-making festival that is being held at banks of the Swarna Cheruvu tank. This is a five-day festival and many lakh pilgrims and devotees from all over the country are expected to take part in the landmark festival. The festival is being conducted in Nellore in the surroundings of Bara Shahid Dargah and the festival has come to stand as a symbol of religious harmony. The State government is conducting this as a State festival.