Sammakka Saralamma Jatara

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News:Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is being celebrated in the State of Telangana.

Facts:

About the festival:

  • Sammakka Saralamma Jatara also known as Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival held biennially in the state of Telangana.It is a State Festival of Telangana.
  • The festival commemorates the fight of a mother and daughter, Sammakka and Saralamma, with the reigning rulers against an unjust law.
  • It is believed that after Kumbh Mela,the Medaram jatara attracts the largest number of devotees in the country.

Additional information:

Note:Medaram is a remote place in the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya, the largest surviving forest belt in the Mulugu.