Bathukamma Festival Holiday
Bathukamma Festival Holiday on 20.10.2015 is declared by Telangana Govt. Telangana Govt has released G.O.Rt.No. 2824 Dated 19.10.2015 regarding Bathukamma Holiday on the 20th October 2015. TS Employs can enjoy Bathukamma Festival Holiday on 20.10.2015. The following is the G.O copy of Bathukamma Holiday.
Bathukamma celebrations were telecast LIVE from the Tank band, Hyderabad from 4pm on the 2nd of October 2014. Last year 2014, Telangana government has started a website exclusively for the Bathukamma festival/celebrations. Bathukamma official website is http://bathukamma.telangana.gov.in. People all over the world can watch LIVE celebrations from the official website.
HOLIDAYS – Public Holiday for all the Government Offices in Telangana State on the eve of BATHUKAMMA FESTIVAL – Notification – Issued.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (POLL.A) DEPARTMENT, G.O.RT.NO. 2824 DATED 19.10.2015
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Rt.No. 995, G.A. (Poll.A) Dept., dated: 05.11.2014
2. From Telangana Gazetted Officers Association, representation dated 19-10-2015 addressed to Chief Secretary to Government.
3. Note from Chief Ministers Office Ref. No.365/PrlSCM/2015 dated: 19.10.2015
In the G.O. 1st read above, Government have issued orders declaring the General Holidays to the Government Offices for the year 2015.
2) In the letter 2nd read above, the Convener, Telangana Gazetted Officers Association has requested to declare holiday on the Occasion of Bathukamma Festival on 20.10.2015 (Tuesday).
3) The Government, after careful consideration of the matter, have decided to declare General Holiday on the occasion of Bathukammam Festival on 20.10.2015 (Tuesday). Accordingly, the following notification is issued and shall be published in the extra-ordinary Gazette of Telangana State:
In partial modification of the orders issued in G.O.Rt.No.995, General Administration (Poll.A) Department, dated 05.11.2014, the Government hereby declare 20.10.2015 (Tuesday) as Public Holiday on the occasion of Bathukamma Festival.
Telangana Bathukamma Festival Holiday on 20.10.2015 G.O.RT.NO. 2824 DATED 19.10.2015 is available for download at http://goir.telangana.gov.in.
Bathukamma is primarily a women’s festival. It begins on the day of Bhadrapada / Mahalaya Amavasya and concludes on Ashwayuja Ashtami, based on the lunar calendar. Bathukamma is an embodiment of the spirit of Telangana. The festival has become an important part of the cultural renaissance movement of Telangana and has now been accorded the State Festival status in the newly formed state.
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