Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda visited Medaram today and had darshan of goddesses Sammakka and Sarakka. He offered saree and bangles to the goddesses Sammakka and Sarakka with reverence.
He was accompanied by a host of ministers and top officials including Indra Karan Reddy, Satyavathi Rathod, Puvvada Ajay Kumar, DGP Mahender Reddy and Cheif Secretary Somesh Kumar.
They all have offered sarees and bangles to the goddesses. Munda has offered gold (Jaggery) equivalent to his weight.
He was later speaking to media expressed satisfaction at the arrangements made by the state government and assured that the demand for according recognition as ‘National Tribal Festival’ will be pursued with the Prime Minister. He said he would apprise the Prime Minister about the necessity to accord National Recognition to the Sammakka Sarakka Jatara as crores of people thronging from different parts of the country every year.