The place where Ammavars are measured is a forest area. During the fair, the maze turns into a bit of a jungle. Crores of devotees come.
Medaram Jatara 2024: Medaram Sammakka, Saralamma Jatara, goddesses of the forest.. Goddesses of Shakti.. Mothers of the forest, is approaching. The fair will start in another fortnight. Many people are going to Medaram since now as devotees will come in large numbers during the fair. At least one lakh people visit Ammavar every day. In this order, the officials are giving some key instructions to the devotees going to Medaram. Along with some items for the fair, some documents should also be taken this time. Otherwise there will be trouble in the fair.
Telangana Kumbh Mela..
Medaram Sammakka, Saralamma Jatara is the largest tribal fair in Asia. Medaram is gearing up for the fair known as the Great Kumbh Mela of South India. Medaram is crowded as devotees are already visiting Ammavar. The arrangements are almost complete as the fair will be held from 21st to 28th of this month. Two years ago, due to the fear of Corona, devotees came less. Since there is no such thing this time, it is estimated that more than one crore devotees will come. As the area where the fair is held is a forest, the forest officials are giving important instructions to the devotees. The Excise Department has made an important statement regarding the gold offered at the fair. The newly formed state government also provided RTC free travel this time. With this, RTC is also making important suggestions.
Gold coins only if Aadhaar..
The most important thing in Medaram fair is gold (jaggery. Devotees who come to visit the forest mothers offer gold. Since it is a forest area, there is a ban on selling jaggery. It is possible for traders to buy jaggery that comes to the fair. However, the Excise Department has relaxed restrictions on the sale of jaggery in the wake of the fair. However, there is a condition. Gold Presenters must show Aadhaar card. Devotees going to Medara should carry Aadhaar card along with them. Officials said that jaggery should be sold only after taking Aadhaar xerox, phone number and home address from the devotees. If selling jaggery for Gudumba preparation, a fine of Rs.
Ban on plastic
The place where Ammavars are measured is a forest area. During the fair, the maze turns into a bit of a jungle. Crores of devotees come. This will pollute the forest area. In this background, the forest department is suggesting that the devotees coming to the fair should not use plastic. It is suggested to ensure that there is less litter in the fair area.
RTC key announcement..
RTC has provided free travel facility for women this time for Medaram Mahajatara. But it clarified that the devotees must show the original Aadhaar card. Those who do not have Aadhaar card should take bus ticket. In this context, the original Aadhaar card must be carried along. At the same time it is better to carry some steel utensils and cloth bags to avoid damage to the forest.
Be careful near Jampanna river..
Collector Tripathi suggested that the devotees who went to the fair should be careful near Jampanna Vagu. Devotees should bathe only at the showers on the banks of the river. It is advised not to swim in Dayyala Vagu, Oorattam Low Level, Chintal Crossroad Check Dam, Padigapur area where accidents are more likely to occur.