Lord Sri Ram’s birth day, Sri Rama Navami is celebrated with religious fervour and enthusiasm in the two Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Kalyana Mahotsavam was performed by pundits at Sri Ramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam in Telangana. Chief minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao accompanied by his wife presented the silk clothes and “Talambralu” (pearls) to the divine couple Sri Rama and Sita.
While in Andhra Pradesh, Kalyana Mahotsavam was performed by pundits at Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple at Vontimitta in Kadapa district. The state government will offered silk clothes for the celestial wedding of Sri Sita Rama on the occasion of Sri Rama Navami at Ramatheertham in Vizianagaram district which Rama is believed to have visited during his Vanavasam along with Sita and Lakshmana.