Bonalu, the traditional festival of Telangana region especially of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, begins with Ashada Bonalu utsavam of Golkonda Jagadambika Temple. In 2012, Golkonda Bonalu starts on June 21, 2012. Bonalu which begins with Golkonda temple will continue till first half of Shravana masam.
Hyderabad Haribowli Akkanna Madanna Mahankali temple Bonalu utsavalu will start from July 5, 2012. In Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahankali Temple, Ashada bonalu Jathara 2012 date is July 8.