Staff Reporter

KARIMNAGAR: Bathukamma, the traditional festival of Telangana region was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety by the womenfolk on Friday evening.

Womenfolk in their best attire participated in the festival by singing songs and dancing around Bathukammas at various places in Karimnagar town. The bathukammas are made in conical shape by placing various varieties of locally available flowers such as tangedu, gunugu, marigold and other flowers They later immersed the colourfully arranged Bathukammas in tanks. The Karimnagar municipal corporation authorities made elaborate arrangements for the Bathukamma immersions at Manakondur tank, catchment areas of LMD reservoir and Chintakunta canal.