Hyderabad: Telangana Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Sunday distributed sarees to all the women employees of the Raj Bhavan parivar as part of the Bathukamma celebrations at the Raj Bhavan, here.
The Governor has been personally meeting the amount from her savings and distributing sarees to all the women employees of the Raj Bhavan Parivar for the last two years on the eve of Bathukamma celebrations.
The Governor also pointed out that the traditional seasonal flowers used to prepare the Bathukamma idols also possess medicinal value and they purify the water bodies where the Bathukamma flower idols are immersed.
Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan said that it was a very unique festival that promotes reverence towards Mother Nature and helps in the protection of the environment and contributes to the well-being of the women.
The Governor hoped for the Covid pandemic-free Bathukamma celebrations.
After assuming charge as the first lady Governor of the Telangana, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has initiated the grand Bathukamma celebrations at the Raj Bhavan involving women from different walks of life since her assuming charge as governor two years back Women employees of the Raj Bhavan and other senior officers were present on the occasion, a Raj Bhavan communiqué said.