Jan. 31, 2020

Nagoba Jatara, the tribal festival of Telangana concluded.


  • Nagoba Jatara is a tribal festival held in Keslapur village, Inderavelly Mandal Adilabad district, It starts in pushya masam.

  • It is celebrated by Mesaram clan of Gond tribes for 10 days. Tribal people from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh belonging to the Mesram clan offer prayers at the festival.

  • The Gusadi Dance performance by dancers from the Gond tribe is a major special attraction of the event.

  • The event also includes a ceremony called ‘bheting’, which incorporates new brides into the clan.

  • The ceremony of Betal puja, which involves display of martial art, constitutes the last of the rituals in the event. 

Source : The Hindu