Bathukamma Holidays 2023

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Bathukamma Holidays

Bathukamma is a festival which is observed in the state of Telangana and also in some parts of Andhra Pradesh. This festival celebrates the beginning of the season called ‘Sarad’ or ‘Sharath Ruthu’.

For all those who don’t know, this festival lasts for a period of 9 days along with the Durga Puja- Navratri festival. This festival is celebrated in the month of October. Speaking of this festival, the first day is usually considered a public holiday. The last day of the Bathukamma celebrations falls on Durgashtami day, which is two days before the festival of Dussehra.

This period of nine days has been designated as a vacation for the Dussehra and Bathukamma festivities. For this purpose, the government of Telangana includes information about these festivals which are then released by the Education Department.

Here is a short video of how Bathukamma regained its popularity over the years.

Must Read: List of Bathukamma Songs

Bathukamma Holidays

In order to prepare for these festivals, the government declared vacations for offices, universities, and schools. While holidays for Dussehra have been designated for 13 days as per the academic calendar 2023-24.

It is to be noted that the holidays will last from October 14 to October 25, 2023. Whereas, the schools and institutions will reopen on October 26.

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How many days is Bathukamma celebrated?

Bathukamma is celebrated for nine days during Durga Navratri. It starts on the day of Mahalaya Amavasya and continues two days before Dussehra.

What is the full matter of Bathukamma?

Bathukamma is Telangana’s floral festival celebrated by the Hindu Women of the Telangana and its neighbouring states in India. 

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