Sammakka Sarakka jatara will be celebrated on Feb 17, 2016 – 20-2-2016 at Medaram village in Tadvai Mandal, Warangal district. Medaram Jathara 2016, Sammakka Saralamma Jatara 2016 date
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara / Medaram Jatara historic bi-annual tribal festival of honouring the goddesses celebrated in the state of Telangana. It celebrates the fight of a mother and daughter, Sammakka and Saralamma, with the reigning rulers against an unjust law. after Kumbha Mela, Medaram jatara attracts the largest number of devotees in the country. It is expected that more than 20 million people will be gathered on the festival celebration. Telangana government arrange 3,605 special TSRTC buses for Medaram jatara 2016
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara History
The festival is celebrated in Medaram during the time goddesses of tribals is believed to visit them. Medaram is a remote place in Eturnagaram wildlife sanctuary; it is part of dandakaranya, largest surviving forest.
According to a tribal story, about 6-7 centuries ago, 13th century, some tribal leaders who went for a hunting found a new born girl (Sammakka) emitting enormous light playing amidst tigers. She was taken to their habitation. head of the tribe adopted, brought up as a chief tain (She later became the saviour of the tribals of the region) she was married to Pagididda Raju a feudatory tribal chief of Kakatiyas(who ruled the country of Andhra from Warangal City between 1000 AD and 1380 AD).She was blessed with 2 daughters and one son namely Sarakka, Nagulamma and Jampanna respectively.
Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara 2016 Schedule Dates
- God Saralamma idol bring to gadde from Kannepalli on Febr 17, 2016.
- God Sammakka idol bring to gadde from Chilakalammagutta on Feb 18, 2016.
- Main Medaram jatara festival 2016 to be attended over lakhs peoples along with ribal on Feb 19, 2016.
- Idols of Goddesses Saralamma & Sammakka taken back to forest on Feb 20, 2016.
Medaram Jatara 2016
Jathara 2016 started on Feb 17, 2016 and ends on 20 Feb 2016, the state government made all special arrangements for the festival, several peoples from AP, telangana and other states will be participates in the Medaram Jatara festival 2016. It is also said to be medaram tribal festival. It is estimated that total expenditure exceeds Rs.250 crores by the government for medaram Jatara 2016
Medaram Sammakka Saralamma Jatara 2016 Live
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