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Complete distribution of Bathukamma sarees within 3 days: Harish Rao

Published: 1st Oct 2021 4:50 pm

Siddipet: Finance Minister T Harish Rao has instructed the officials of Siddipet district administration to complete the distribution of Bathukamma sarees within three days beginning October 2.

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In a teleconference with officials and elected representatives of Siddipet on Friday, the Minister said the sarees were made in 19 colours, 17 designs and 289 shades. The officials were preparing to distribute the sarees to over 3.82 lakhs while 10.84 lakh women in erstwhile Medak district will get the sarees.

Since Bathukamma festival will commence on October 5, Harish Rao called upon the elected representatives and officials to put collective efforts to complete the distribution of sarees within three days. With water bodies brimming with water due to incessant rains throughout September, the Minister suggested that the officials keep them ghats clean and protect them by setting up barricades. He called upon the women to celebrate Bathukamma in a safe manner, and directed the police to install CCTV cameras at Bathukamma ghats to monitor movement of people.

The Minister will launch the distribution of Bathukamma sarees. Following Harish Rao’s teleconference, officials from the village to district levels held meetings to plan the distribution of sarees.

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