Atla Tadde 2013, Atla Thadde Gowri Vratam 2013 in Andhra Pradesh.
Atla Tadde, a regional festival of Andhra Pradesh, is observed on the third day after Ashwayuja Pournami, Ashwayuja Ashukla Thadiya. In 2013, Atla Thadde date is October 21.
This festival is a Telugu equivalent of Karva Chauth, a prominent festival of North India. This vratam is mainly performed by married women for their marital bliss and wellness of their husbands. Unmarried women perform Gauri Puja and celebrate the festival with utmost fervor to be blessed with a good and caring husband and great married life.
The important rituals and customs during Atla Thadde are – applying Gorintaku or Maidaku (Mehandi) on palms, having Atlu with specially made chutneys and swinging in Uyyala (swinging seat).
Atla Thadde 2012 date was November 1.