Bathukamma

    • The festival known as Bathukamma is Telangana’s floral festival, traditionally celebrated by women across the state.
    • Every year this festival is celebrated as per Telugu version of Hindu calendar in the Bhadrapada Amavasya, also known as Mahalaya Amavasya, usually in September–October of Gregorian calendar.
    • The festival is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri.
    • It represents cultural spirit of Telangana.
    • In Telugu, ‘Bathukamma’ means ‘Mother Goddess come Alive’.
    • It is the state festival of Telangana.