Under the auspices of the Forest Department, the Bathukamma festival was celebrated in Aranya Bhavan this afternoon. Minister of Environment and Forests Indrakaran Reddy and FDC Chairman Vanteru Pratap Reddy participated in these celebrations and wished Bathukamma to the women officers and employees.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister Indrakaran Reddy stated that Bathukamma celebrations are a reflection of Telangana’s culture and traditions. He said that Bathukamma celebrations became universal as the TRS government under the leadership of CM KCR gave it utmost priority.
Officials and staff of the forest department enthusiastically participated in the celebrations. Minister Indrakaran Reddy, Forest Development Corporation Chairman Vanteru Pratap Reddy, PCCF (HoFF) RM Dobriyal and other officials participated.