Government of Telangana, Youth Advancement, Tourism and Culture Department has issued Government Order Ms.No.2 on 24th June, 2014. In this order Government of Telangana State has declared that “Bathukamma Panduga” as a Telangana State Festival.
G.O.Ms.No. 2 Dated: 24-07-2014:- Government of Telangana, Youth Advancement, Tourism and Culture Department – Declaration of “Bathukamma Panduga” as Telangana State Festival – Orders – Issued.
Reference: Minutes of the meeting conducted by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, Telangana State on 16-6-2014.
Bathukamma Panduga” is an important festival, which is celebrated across the Telangana State. It is also an important cultural event of Telangana State, wherein large number of people, particularly women, participate with devotional fervour.
Therefore, it is decided to declare the “Bathukamma Panduga”, as State Festival duly providing assistance from different Government Departments and agencies for celebrating the festival.
Accordingly, Government, hereby declare “Bathukamma Panduga” as a Telangana State Festival and direct the Department of Culture to take necessary action to celebrate the festival in a befitting manner.