Adding colour to Navratri Celebrations

4 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132266g 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132268g 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132269g 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132270g 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132272g 30HY_SLIDE_BATHUKA_2132274gFirst-ever Bathukamma festival celebrated with devotion after formation of Telangana State during Durga Navarathri period got better with the fete turning a State festival and Government announcing holidays for all educational institutions. Colourful flowers gave a pleasing look to all the Bathukammas prepared by individual women and for community celebrations. The Hindu photographer G.N. Rao captures a few moments of Navarathri and Bathukamma celebrations in Khammam and Bhadrachalam Temple town.

Source: The Hindu