Asia's largest tribal festival begins in Telangana

The festival aims to generate awareness of tribal cultures, Festival, heritage as well as maintain a harmonious bond between the visitor's and the tribal communities of Telangana

Asia's largest tribal festival begins in Telangana
Asia's largest tribal festival begins in Telangana

The Medaram Jathara, Asia's largest tribal festival, began on Thursday evening in Telangana's Mulugu district, a day after customary prayers to the local deity. The historic 'Sammakka Sarlamma Jatara' drew tens of thousands of worshippers from around India.

Asia's largest tribal festival

During the biennial Medaram Jatara, which the Telangana government has designated as a state festival, tribal devotees pay homage to Goddesses Samakka and her daughter Sarlamma at Medaram, which is located in a forest area.