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Photos: NRIs usher in Ugadi with gusto


HYDERABAD: Ugadi preparations are in full swing with Telugus in another country ready to usher in the brand new 12 months.

While some are marking the occasion with a simple party at house or on the temple, others plan to attend the numerous events being planned via Telugu communities.


People gather on the temple for celebrations


For Rekha M, who lives in Boston, Massachusetts, a talk over with to the temple is a must. As a volunteer with the New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar, she stated, “the primary day of Navaratri ‘Chaitra Shudha Paadyami’ is well known as Ugadi (Telugu new 12 months) and Gudi Padwa (Marathi new 12 months). Devi Maa kalasha sthapana is completed on this present day to care for auspiciousness and effort all the way through the 9 days. Ugadi pachadi can be made via volunteers. Later, everybody will gather to hear the Panchanga Sravanam (almanac) of the New Year read via the temple priest.”


Kasarla Nagender Reddy’s kids do puja in Australia


Manoj Iruvuri, who lives in New Hampshire and emcees events, says he will be website hosting presentations for just about a month after Ugadi throughout america. “I will be website hosting celebrations in Florida, New Jersey, Virginia and Texas this 12 months,” he says. The show in Tampa Bay, Florida, can be a dance carnival with performances in Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, folks dance in addition to Tollywood and Bollywood numbers. Asked about why the presentations have been unfold out across the month, he stated, “this is because we wish to make sure that the Telugu folks of the world are loose and to be had for celebrations at a time that fits them.”


In the United Kingdom, too, different Telugu associations have been operating to make the occasion a grand one and to bring folks collectively. The Bristol Telugu Association (BTA) which has been celebrating the pageant for the remaining 4 years has organised celebrations on Sunday. “Starting with a puja, and Panchanga Sravanam, the occasion can be marked with several cultural performances,” stated Ashok Kumar Anthagiri, who is a member of BTA. “The tournament can be followed via lunch the place conventional Telugu food can be introduced including Ugadi pachadi, pulihora, garalu, sakhinaalu,” he stated.


In Australia, identical events have been planned via Telugu teams. At house, Avana Alluri, who lives in Sydney, stated that she and her family had a small get-together for the occasion. “There are few occasions to fulfill and when Ugadi comes round, I feel it is crucial to turn my kids Telugu tradition that they're frequently cutoff from. Even regardless that I'm away from my nation, I nonetheless need my kids to imbibe and understand our tradition.” Kasarla Nagender Reddy too celebrated the occasion with a simple prayer at house along with his expensive ones.


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