Telangana celebrates festival of cattle ‘Kanuma’
Telangana, people are celebrating Kanuma, the festival of cattle, today on the third day of Sankranti festival. On the occasion, the people especially in rural areas, worship cattle and agriculture tools. Rural craftsmen and artisans who help farmers in their daily chores are specially honoured.
Cattle processions are being held at many places across the states as farmers showcase their bulls and adorned cattle in their village streets. Cattle competitions and rural sports for youth are held at several places to mark the day.
The cattle are being worshipped in most of the rural areas as the farming community consider the importance of the cattle in the nourishment and development of the society. In the wake of Covid Pandemic, police and local authorities have advised people to follow COVID norms while they gather out for the festivities.