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Consider Medaram Jatara a national festival: TS delegation

Hyderabad: Union Minister for Tribal Welfare Jual Oram on Tuesday responded positively on the State government request for considering Medaram Jatara a national festival.

A delegation led by State Endowment Minister A Indra Karan Reddy, special representative of State government S Venugopala Chary and MPs Sitharam Naik, Nagesh and P Srinivas Reddy met the Union Minister at New Delhi and requested him to recognise Medaram Jatara as a national festival.

Reddy told the Union Minister that during the biannual festival, around one crore devotees from various States would attend the festival. He said the Telangana government had made a resolution in State Assembly in this regard and sent it to the Centre.

Reddy recalled that the Central government was celebrating National Girijan Utsav in Northern India and consider Medaram Jatara on similar lines. Speaking to media, Indra Karan Reddy said the Union Minister responded positively on the proposal.

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