Bonalu, the traditional festival of Telangana region especially of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, begins with Ashada Bonalu utsavam of Golkonda Jagadambika Temple. In 2020, Golkonda Bonalu starts on June 28.
Due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) lock-down rules, Bonalu 2020 is 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.
28 June 2020 is the Ashtami day of Ashada Masam this year – Ashada Shukla Ashtami.
Hyderabad Haribowli Akkanna Madanna temple Bonalu begins on July 5. Secunderabad Ujjaini Mahakali Bonalu 2020 date is July 12 and Laldarwaza Bonalu or Old city Bonalu 2020 is on July 19.