Hyderabad, Oct 2 (Telemedia) : The nine day Bathukamma festival in Telangana concluded on a grand note with thousands congregating in different parts of the state. All roads, stadiums and open grounds in every city and town in Telangana districts wore a festive look. Especially, the Tank Bund in the capital became an hub for telangana culture with thousands of women thronging the place to play Saddula Bathukamma marking the last day of the festival. Nearly ten thousand people especially women from different parts of city and the state estimated to have gathered at the official venue and played bathukamma in groups until 10 pm. They later immersed bathukammas in Tankband waters. The celebrations began with Governor Narasimhan and the Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao releasing the balloons in air along with state ministers and other dignitaries from a specially erected dias to enable them to witness the fervor. The celebrations began with a 15-minute laser show that made the onlookers awe-struck. The women initially played bathukamma with Lady Governor and the wife of Chief Minister in the lead.
Bathukamma played at Metrorail office
The staff at the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project office organized Bathukamma programme in the office premises. The project managing director NVS Reddy also took part in the play