Telangana Governor’s Message on the occasion of “Bathukamma” Festival
Governor’s Message on the occasion of “Bathukamma” Festival commencing on October 17, 2020:
"I extend my heartiest wishes and warm greetings to all the women of Telangana on the auspicious commencement occasion of Bathukamma festival.
Bathukamma is a very special festival associated with Mother Nature and essentially is a celebration of life by women of Telangana.
The colourful seasonal wildflowers used to prepare the idols of Bathukamma do have the medicinal properties to cleanse the water bodies filled to the brim with the copious rains during the season.
Bathukamma marks the reunion of families and visit of daughters of the soil to celebrate the nine-day long festival.
Bathukamma is a real tribute to the native Telangana culture and traditions and to offer prayers to the Goddess Gauri (Goddess Parvati) in the form of Bathukamma.
Let us celebrate the Bathukamma in a safe manner by duly adhering to the Covid-19 preventive measures.
I wish you all Happy and joyous Bathukamma celebrations and wish you all to stay safe and healthy with the blessings of Goddess Gauri."