Bonalu, the traditional festival of Telangana region especially of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, begins with Ashada Bonalu utsavam of Golkonda Jagadambika Temple. In 2013, Golkonda Bonalu starts on July 14.
Ashada Bonalu of Hyderabad, Secunderabad and all Telangana region, which begins with Golkonda temple will continue till first half of Shravana masam.
Hyderabad Haribowli Akkanna Madanna Mahankali temple Bonalu utsavalu will start from August 4. In Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahankali Temple, Ashada bonalu Jathara 2013 date is July 28.
In 2012, Golkonda Bonalu was started on June 21.