Bathukamma, a festival of so many lives, a festival of flowers, the festival of women, a festival of the golden Nava Telangana:
When the Telangana formed as a new state then the government declared Bathukamma as the Telangana state festival. From 2014 Bathukamma festival is holding by our M.P. Kavitha (President at Telangana Jagruthi), daughter of C.M. KCR .. in a very high level which is making every telanganite to be united.
History Of Bathukamma:
History of Bathukamma 1: According to So many historical researches by our Telangana people Bathukamma festival is celebrating on the name of Parvathi the Goddess and Wife of Shiva. Parvathi is also known as Bathukamma. She got that name because of her interest in flowers. Flowers are arranged in a gopura shape by Parvathi Devi on Vijaya Dashami day which comes in the spring season. On the worship of Parvathi Devi People make the Bathukamma and celebrate the festival.
History of Bathukamma 2: Another mythology here for celebrating Bathukamma all over Telangana region of Telangana in India. In Pallava dynasty, Dharmangada named king is ruling the Telangana region. His wife that means queen gave birth to 100 of sons but everybody died after the delivery. And after so many prayers and worships to Goddess Parvathi they got a Girl Child. They named her as Laxmi and when she came to the kingdom of Pallava so many problems are solved automatically. So people called her as Bathukamma which means live forever. So, on the name of her every year Dharmangada celebrated Bathukamma festival which is Telangana Flowers festival.
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