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Floral festival kicks off: The nine-day festival | Published: 10th October 2018 | Posted Date: Wednesday 10th October 2018 07:53 PM

Hyderabad: The Bathukamma festival has kick started in Telangana on Tuesday  and the celebrations will continue till October 17.

The nine-day festival begins with Engili Pula Bathukamma on the first and ends with Saddula Bathukamma on the ninth day. 

The department of culture has organised a series of cultural activities for the next nine days. Ravindra Bharati is conducting various cultural programmes.

Bangiya celebrations
The Bangiya Sanskritik Sangha, Secunderabad, one of the largest Bengalee Association in south India, will be celebrating Durga puja at Keys High School in  Secunderabad from October 11 to 19. Ms Kasturi Chatterjee, a Bengali, said, “Hyderabad is a house to a sizable Bengalis. Special pujas will be held on Shastami, Saptami and Ashtami. Bengalis believe that on the 10th day, Maa Durga will descend  from heaven along with her children.”




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