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Fervour of Bonalu fiesta grips Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Hours earlier than daybreak, a festive ambiance began to descend on the historic Ujjaini Mahankali Temple in Secunderabad on Sunday.

For the Bonalu competition, the temple was all geared and decked up and because the devotees saved coming, it changed into a beehive of festive exercise. Clad in conventional greatest and carrying ‘Bonam’, an providing of cooked rice, jaggery and curd in an earthen pot, girls saved becoming a member of from close to and much.

Queues of devotees shaped as Bonalu temper gripped the vicinities with pothurajus, people artistes including to the festivities. Animal Husbandry Minister, T Srinivas Yadav, was there within the early hours providing the primary Bonam to the deity.


The temple authorities had been joined by varied departments proper from police to Larger Hyderabad Municipal Company (GHMC), Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Provide & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) and others to make sure all preparations had been in place for the massive variety of devotees who thronged the temple.

4 queue strains had been organized for the devotees with an unique one meant for ladies carrying Bonams. The police personnel guided by senior officers have been making required bandobust for the previous few days and the whole premises had been lined by a community of surveillance cameras.

Ingesting water provide was organized and well being camps had been arrange close by as a standby association. Volunteers additionally joined in to information and maintain the devotees and make sure the competition right here handed off in an orderly and comfy method.

Kavitha presents Bangaru Bonam

MLC Okay Kavitha on Sunday supplied Bangaru Bonam to the presiding deity at Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthnam. Accompanied by a gaggle of girls, pothurajus and people artistes, she walked down from Audaiah Nagar to the temple and supplied Bonam.

Later, Kavita mentioned she prayed to the goddess for the well-being of the individuals of Telangana. “Neither the farmers nor anybody needs to be impacted and I prayed to the Goddess,” she mentioned.

She additionally wished for the well-being of individuals in flood-affected areas and hoped that with the blessings of Sri Ujjaini Mahakali, they’d be secure.

“This glorious temple has a historical past of 250 years,” she mentioned including the blessings of the Goddess had been at all times with the individuals of Hyderabad and Secunderabad cities.

VIPs, Ministers supply prayers

A number of Ministers, elected representatives and officers from varied departments visited Sri Ujjaini Mahakali temple and supplied prayers.
Endowments Minister, Indrakaran Reddy and Labour Minister Ch Malla Reddy supplied prayers and mentioned the State authorities was making all required preparations for the sleek conduct of Bonalu festivities within the metropolis.

Amongst others, Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and PCC Chief Revanth Reddy too visited and supplied prayers on the temple.



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