Bathukamma, the floral pageant of Telangana went international on Saturday because the world’s tallest constructing Burj Khalifa was lit up in colors depicting the pageant.
Located in Dubai, Burj Khalifa witnessed a singular present of lights.
The visible feast was attributed to the efforts of Nizamabad MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha who led Telangana Jagruthi to showcase the states’ Bathukamma tradition and take the pageant celebrations international by that includes its depiction on the worlds’ largest display screen.
Ms Kavitha, who’s the previous Member of Parliament and daughter of Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekar Rao, leads Telangana Jagruthi, a cultural and literary group that was fashioned through the statehood motion for Telangana in India and has been working to protect and have fun the cultural heritage of Telangana.
Ms Kavitha took to Twitter to share glimpses of the present with netizens.
Please be a part of me in witnessing Bathukamma screening at Burj Khalifa, Dubai https://t.co/jCRTNokdtI
— Kavitha Kalvakuntla (@RaoKavitha) October 23, 2021
This 12 months’s Bathukamma version of Telangana Jagruthi was fairly distinctive. The group launched a Bathukamma track “Allipoola Vennela“, which is already a superhit this festive season, composed by music maestro AR Rahman, directed by ace Indian director Gautham Vasudev Menon and dropped at life by a gifted crew of artists.
The present of lights was reside throughout varied platforms across the globe at 9:30 pm IST. Telangana Jagruthi made preparations to play the Bathukamma documentary on the large display screen for invited delegates and individually for the native individuals.
The screening featured the maps of India and Telangana, Chief Minister Rao, Bathukamma flowers, with “Alipoola Vennela” enjoying within the background.
The slogans of “Jai Hind” and “Jai Telangana” on the Burj display screen echoed with tears of pleasure and delight among the many viewers.
The occasion was attended by Ms Kavitha together with esteemed dignitaries from UAE and India.
MP Suresh Reddy, Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Chairman and MLA Bajireddy Goverdhan, PUC Chairman and MLA Jeevan Reddy, and MLAs Shakeel, Ganesh Gupta and Dr Sanjay have been joined by Ms Kavitha who witnessed the historic second. The screening was additionally attended by a number of dignitaries from UAE.
Bathukamma celebrations are held all through the ten days of Dussehra. Bathukamma means ”Goddess of Life”. Women enhance a particular pot with seasonal flowers, fill the pot with choices to the Goddess, and go on a procession within the village.