Bathukamma festival is the biggest cultural festival of Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh. Bathukamma 2011 date is October 4. The festival starts on September 27 and ends on October 4 with Saddula Bathukamma and Bathukamma nimajjanam. This year, Telangana Jagruti, a cultural organization, will celebrate Batukamma vedukalu in the association of TNews Channel & Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). They will celebrate Bathukamma 2011 as Ooroora Bathukamma & Koti Bathukammala Jathara which is aimed to active participation of more than 10 millions (‘Koti’ means crore in Telugu) of Telangana women in the festival.
The organization is going to organize the proud fest of Telangana in every town and village in the state, New Delhi and in United States of America, Australia, UK and Dubai from the first day of Durga Navaratri. The celebrations may end on Bathukamma pandaga (the culmination or immersion day of Bathkamma). Jagruti is planning to organize Jatharas (fairs) in selected places in Telangana region.
Ooroora Bathukamma Schedule
27 September 2011 – Jawahar Nagar, Rangareddy district
28 September 2011 – Medak town, Medak
29 September 2011 – Aleru, Nalgonda district
30 September 2011 – Thorrur, Warangal district
1 October 2011 – Banswada, Nizamabad district
2 October 2011 – Ramkrishnapur, Adilabad district
3 October 2011 – Vemulawada, Karimnagar district
4 October 2011 – Tankbund, Hyderabad