News:Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is being celebrated in the State of Telangana.
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.
Note:Medaram is a remote place in the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of Dandakaranya, the largest surviving forest belt in the Mulugu.