Medaram (Jayashankar Bhupalpally): Tribal Welfare Commissioner Mahesh Dutt Ekka said that the State government is striving hard to get national festival status for the biennial Medaram Sammakka-Saralamma jatara.
Tribal Welfare Commissioner Mahesh Dutt Ekka in Medaram jatara on Thursday
The in-charge Collector of Bhupalpally R V Karnan, Sub-Collector Gowtham Kumar, ITDA Project Officer Chakradhar Rao, Eturnagaram ASP Rahul Hegde, Temple Chairman Lingaiah and priest Jagga Rao were among others present.
Elsewhere in Hyderabad, the Chief Secretary of Telangana Government SP Singh reviewed the arrangements of Medaram jatara with the officials. He told them to popularise the jatara by using social media. Singh said that CCLA Director Vakati Karuna has been appointed as the special officer to oversee the Medaram jatara considering her vast experience of working in Warangal district.