Maha Bathukamma Celebrations Live From LB Stadium 2017: Thousands of women have assembled on the sprawling grounds of the Lal Bahadur Stadium in the city, with the aim of rewriting the Guinness Book of World Records for the maximum number of women participating in the colourful Maha Bathukamma festival.
The entire stadium wore a festive attire from morning with flowers everywhere as the volunteers who came in from different districts put together a 25 feet tall flower arrangement with about 60 small ones around it.
Maha Bathukamma Celebrations Live
It is estimated that this year, about 30,000 women from 31 districts will sing and dance around the Maha Bathukamma crafted using millions of marigolds, chrysanthemums and orchids.
Last year, a new Guinness record was made with the participation of over 9,000 women. It is this record that is being attempted to be rewritten. Nizamabad MP and Telangana Jagruthi president K Kavitha is coordinating the event.