Bathukamma festival Into Guinness Book of World Records

Hyderabad: Bathukamma, the floral festival of Telangana State, today set a world record and made it to the Guinness Book of Records by the participation of 9,292 women out of 10,029 turned up singing songs related to it in a rare feat at LB Stadium here on Saturday. The rare feat surpassed the previous Onam record with 5,211 women’s participation in Kerala.

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Guinness world record delegate Jaisimha told ANI, “Today we were here to witness and administer the occasion. There was an overwhelming precipitation today yet the ladies stayed back in spite of and we now praise the administration and the general population of Telangana for entering Bathukamma in the Guinness book of world records with 9,292 individuals on October 8, 2016. Miss Planet India Rashmi Thakur, who was going to the festivals, said, “It is a pleased minute for Telangana and its kin who accomplished the undertaking without prior warning it been just two years of the KCR government and even as it was down-pouring.” Baba Fasiuddin, Deputy Mayor GHMC), said, “We salute every one of the ladies who helped us accomplish this and in addition thank the police , GHMC, tourism and culture division and water power who helped us complete this gigantic party.” Telangana Tourism Secretary Venkateshwarlu said that he trusts that after this record we trust the outside sightseers pay heed to our celebration and culture and will come here to know more about it. Bathukamma celebration is an image of Telangana social character and celebrated amid the last 50% of a rainstorm and before the onset of winter. The celebration commends the characteristic relationship between earth, water, and the individuals. Amid the entire of the former week, ladies make Boddemma – goddess Durga – with mud, alongside Bathukamma and submerge it in a lake. It is trusted that it fortifies lakes and hold more water. The blooms utilized as a part of Bathukamma have an extraordinary nature of refining water and such blossoms when submerged in plenitude in a lake, it has the impact of purifying water and improving the earth much.

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