Telangana celebrates its formation day today
The Union Ministry of Culture will celebrate Telangana state formation day with festivities at the historic Golconda Fort in Hyderabad today.
Union Minister of Culture and Tourism G Kishan Reddy will inaugurate the two-day festivities with a flag-hoisting ceremony in the morning while cultural performances will be held in the evening.
The celebrations will be in the spirit of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat. The Ministry of Culture, in a statement, said it is celebrating the 10th Telangana Formation Day at the Golconda Fort under the aegis of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The Minister in a tweet said the celebration is part of the Narendra Modi government’s efforts to commemorate the legacy of martyrs who were part of the statehood movement and celebrate the rich culture of Telangana.
The activities to be held include a march past, photograph and painting exhibition, classical dance performances by Anandaji and her group and performances by Manjula Ramaswamy and her group. The public will also have the opportunity to witness performances by renowned Telugu singers.
The day will conclude with a spectacular performance by singer Shankar Mahadevan. There will be captivating folk dance performances including Dimsa, Dappu and Gussadi.
Additionally, a theatrical production on Raja Ram Mohan Roy will be staged. The day will culminate with a multilingual ”mushaira” (poetic symposium).
The State formation Day will also be celebrated across the state while the main event will be held at the state Secretariat.