The Telangana State Government today released Rs 10 crore for the Bathukamma festival to be celebrated across the state from October 11.
An order releasing the funds was issued here and every district will get Rs. one crore for the festivities. Being the state festival, Bathukamma will be conducted in a grand manner involving the women and girls. The festival will reflect the rich and ancient Telangana culture and traditions in all districts.
Chief Secretary Dr Rajiv Sharma has already directed the district collectors in a video conference to conduct the festivities in a big way. The State Government will also conduct the festivities in national capital for two days on October 15 and 16.(NSS)