Telangana state festival Maha ‘Bathukamma’, the floral festival of Telangana, made it to the Guinness World Records with over 9,000 women participating in festivities.
‘Bathukamma’ today entered the Guinness Book of World Records as 9,292 women participated in the ceremony at L.B. Stadium that was also attended by Tennis star Sania Mirza. Telangana’s floral festival surpassed Kerala record of 5,211 attending Onam in 2015 to enter into Guinness World Record.
Despite rain, the women took part in the event, singing folk songs and playing in traditional manner around the flower cone. This lasted for 12 minutes with hundreds of people watching the event, organised by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Representatives of the Guinness World Records were also present.