The Tungabhadra Pushkaralu is a religious festival is a festival which is celebrated to worship the river Thungabadra, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is celebrated once in 12 years for a period of 12 days and the event is considered highly auspicious.
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Thungabadhra Pushkaralu 2020
The state Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced that this year’s Tungabhadra Pushkaralu would be held from November 20 to December 1, 2020. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has inaugurated the 12-day festival and 23 ghats have been arranged for the occasion. In addition to this, 350 priests have been appointed for the festival. In view of the ongoing COVID pandemic, the Government has disallowed people to take dip in the river. Also, pilgrims are allowed only through e-ticket systems. The state government allocated Rs 2.3 crore for the arrangements of the 2020 Tungabhadra Pushkaralu festival.