Bonalu, the traditional festival of Telangana region especially of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, begins with Ashada Bonalu utsavam of Golkonda Jagadambika Temple. In 2022, Golkonda Bonalu starts on July 3.
Due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) lock-down rules, last two years, Bonalu was celebrated with limited number of devotees amidst stringent rules such as physical distance, etc.
Ashada Bonalu of Hyderabad, Secunderabad and all Telangana region, which begins with Golkonda temple will continue till first half of Shravana masam. Bonalu festival begins at Golconda Jagadambika Temple and concludes on the last Sunday at the same temple.
3 July 2022 is the Chavithi day of Ashada Masam this year – Ashada Shukla Chaturthi.
Hyderabad Haribowli Akkanna Madanna temple Bonalu begins on July 10. Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahakali Bonalu 2022 date is July 17 and Laldarwaza Bonalu or Old city Bonalu 2022 is on July 24.