07th Feb 2016 News: CM KCR directed higher officials to arrange nearly 50 pushkaram ghats in Telangana for Krishna pushkaram at three districts. This Pushkaralu should be equal to Godavari pushkaralu, which occurred last year. The Krishna pushkaralu 2016 dates is provided below. Krishna Pushkaram is a festival of River Krishna which normally occurs once in 12 years. The Pushkaram is observed for a period of 12 days from the time of entry of Jupiter into Virgo (Kanya Rasi), history revealed it.
Krishna pushkaralu 2016 dates
- Start Date: 12th August 2016
- End Date: 23rd August 2016
- No of days Celebrated: 12.
This is the first time that the event of Krishna pushkaralu is celebrated in newly bifurcated states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana government have reportedly focussed on the arrangements at Nalgonda, Khammam, and Mahboobnagar. The AP GOVT also made arrangements at Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam, Kurnool,
Pooja Process of Krishna pushkaralu: It is believed by Hindus that taking a holy bath during pushkaram period liberates from the cycle of birth and death. Also offering prayers for elders who died in the family is performed during these Krishna pushkaralu time. No change in Krishna pushkaralu 2016 dates in Telangana and Andhra.
Mahabubnagar Ghats & Temple:
|Ghat No||Village||Mandal||Temple||Ghat Incharge officer/Mobile.No|
|1||Krishna ( Railway Bridge)||Maganoor||Kshreeralingeshwara Swamy||RDO – Narayanpet /9000101503|
|2||Gudeballur (Krishna Raod Bridge)||Maganoor||Sri Laxmi Venkateswara Swamy||Asst.PD – DRDA / 8790990502|
|3||Pasupala||Maktal||Sri Dattatreya Swamy||CEO – SETMAH / 9849909071|
|4||Panchadevpahad||Maktal||Sri Dattatreya Swamy||AD(S&LR) /986656782,9441065131|
|5||Parevula||Maktal||Shivalayam||DD, O/o CPO / 7702209873|
|6||Nandimalla ( Jurala Dam Site)||Atmakur||Shivalayam||PD, MEPMA / 9701385571|
|7||Mulamalla||Atmakur||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||AD Handlooms / 8008705788|
|8||Jurala||Atmakur||Ramalayam||AD, Agriculture / 7288894341|
|9||Nettempadu||Dharur||Shivalayam||AD, Agriculture – Gadwal / 7288894359|
|10||Revulapally||Dharur||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||GM Industries – 9866313049|
|11||Pedda Chintharevula||Dharur||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||Spl. Dpty. Collector, LA (Maktal) / 9849904192|
|12||Nadi Agraharam||Gadwal||Shivalayam||RDO, Gadwal / 9000101502|
|13||Beerelly||Gadwal||Shivalayam||PD, Housing / 7799721175|
|14||Beechupally||Itikyal||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||Joint Collector – 9440903166 DFO(T), MBNR / 9440810108|
|15||Rangapuram ( Krishna Road Bridge – NH44)||Pebbair||Sri Bhaktanjeneya Swamy||AJC / 9849904188 PD DWMA / 709550555|
|16||Mungaman Dinne||Pebbair||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||DD Social Welfare 8886662875|
|17||Gummadam||Pebbair||Ramalayam||MAO- wanaparthy (I/C) 7288894326|
|18||Kyathur||Alampur||Sri Anjaneya Swamy||CPO(JD) / 9849904721|
|19||Gondimalla||Alampur||Shivalayam||CEO, ZP – MBNR / 8008901002|
|20||Jetprole||Weepangandla||Sri Madanagopala Swamy||ED – BC Corp./ 9849906021|
|21||Manchala Katta||Kollapur||Ramatheertha & Shivalayam||ED – SC Corp. / 9849905995|
|22||Malleshwaram ( High Level)||Kollapur||DD – Adult Education / 9849909214|
|23||Somasila ( General)||Kollapur||Lalithasomeshwara Swamy||RDO – Nagarkurnool / 9000101504|
|24||Somasila ( VIP Ghat)||Kollapur||Shivalayam||APD – DWMA – 7095505472|
|25||Patala Ganga ( Srisailam Dam Site)||Amrabad||Sri Dattatreya Swamy||PO,DRDA / 8790990558|
Nalgonda Ghats & Temple:
|S.No||Name of the Ghat||Village/Mandal||Temple||Contact No’s|
|1||Kacharajupally||Chandampet||Sri Venkateshwara Swamy Temple||9493171091, 9989059006, 9985021480, 9985021473|
|2||Pedda Munigal||Chandampet||Sri Tulja Bhavani Temple||9490610487, 9989059010, 9985021478, 9985021450|
|3||Azampuram||PA Pally||Sri Ganga Bhavani Temple||9866699210, 9493950943, 9985021477, 9985021471|
|4||Utlapally||PA Pally||Sri Ramalayam||9849076533, 9989059018, 9985021460, 9985021454|
|5||Pottichelma||Peddavoora||–||9618599976, 9989059024, 9985021475, 9985021456|
|6||Anjaneya Swamy Ghat (Near R&B Bridge)||Chinthalapalem||Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple||9949659672, 9989059016, 9989059028, 9985021449|
|7||Shivalayam Temple||Peddavoora||Sri Shivalayam||7288894477, 9989059035, 9985021482, 9985021469|
|8||Adavidevulapally||Adavidevulapally||Sri Chennakeshava Swamy Temple and Shiva Temple||9849254008, 9989059048, 9985021461, 9985021476|
|9||Mudimanikyam||Mudimanikyam||Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple||9849909123, 9989059001, 9989059012, 9985021484|
|10||Irkigudem||Damaracherla||Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple||9989997597, 9985021486, 9989059013, 9985021458|
|11||Ayyappa Swamy Temple||Wadapally||Ayyappa Swamy Temple||9490957032, 9849903267, 9849903265, 9985021491|
|12||Old Cement Road||Wadapally||Sri Meenakshi Agastyeshwara Devasthanam||7330733129, 9989059043, 9849903268, 9985021492|
|13||Mudiraju Revu||Wadapally||–||9490610489, 9989059021, 9849903269, 9985021459|
|14||Old Police Station Road||Wadapally||–||8374449073, 9989059015, 9989059049, 9985021455|
|15||Metla Revu||Wadapally||–||8374449074, 9989059041, 9989059042, 9985021481|
|16||Laxmipuram Revu||Wadapally||–||8374449942, 9849903270, 9849903264, 9985021451|
|17||Shivalayam Ghat||Wadapally||Sri Shivalayam||9849909073, 7288894479, 9849903271, 9985021467|
|18||Narasimha Swamy Temple||Wadapally||Narasimha Swamy Temple||7382002699, 7288894542, 9989059045, 9985021485|
|19||Mahankali Gudem||Nereducherla||–||970598226, 9985021464, 9989059034, 9985021463|
|20||Balaji Ghat||Mattampally||Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam||9100115650, 9989059009, 9989059039, 9989059004|
|21||Markandeya Ghat Bridge L/s Bridge||Mattampally||–||9849904555, 9849903273, 9985021487, 9985021468|
|22||Markandeya Ghat Bridge R/s Bridge||Mattampally||–||7093920217, 9989059036, 9985021489, 9985021465|
|23||Prahlada Ghat||Mattampally||–||8008301492, 9989059046, 9989059019, 9985021498|
|24||Bugga Madharam||Mellacheruvu||Sri Pancha Pattabhirama Swamy Temple||7799721168, 9989059031, 9989059044, 9985021497|
|25||Vajinepally||Mellacheruvu||Sri Anjaneyaswamy Temple||9701111296, 9985021488, 9989059026, 7382616660|
|26||Kistapuram||Mellacheruvu||–||7288894516, 9989059027, 9989059029, 9985021495|
|27||Darveshpuram||Kanagal||Sri Renuka Ellamma Temple||7702003543, 9989059030, 9985915024, 9985021457|
|28||Kanagal Vagu||Kanagal||Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple||9440814566, 9985021447, 9849903263, 9985021453|
|29||Chaya Someshwara Alayam||Panagal||Sri Chayaa Someshwaralayam and Sri Pachchala Someshwaralayam||9849901412, 9985021452, 9985021448, 9985021474|
TSRTC special buses for Krishna pushkaralu, the no of buses and fare charges, online booking process will be announced soon after review meet.
List of Temples on the banks of Krishna River:
1. Malikarjuna temple in Srisailam.
2. Amareswara Swamy temple in Amravati.
3. Durga-Malleshwar temple in Vijayawada.
4. Mattaplalli Narashima Swamy Temple in Mattaplalli (Telangana, Nalgonda)
5. Lord shiva & Narasimha Swamy Temple in Vadapally.
6. Sangameshwar temple at Alampur
Fire Dept. gears up for Krishna Pushkaralu 2016
The Fire department has begun training its personnel along with those from the Fisheries Department and the Telangana State Special Police (TSSP). More than 600 fire fighters will be deployed along the ghats in Mahabubnagar and Nalgonda districts to ensure that there is no untoward incident during the event.
According to the official, a total of 647 personnel from the Fire Department, including firemen, drivers, station fire officers, district fire officers (DFO) and others from across Telangana will be deployed at the 28 ghats in the two districts, where devotees will go to worship Krishna river.
“The government has also released a budget of Rs.1 crore for the department to purchase equipment and other necessities,”
Out of the 647 personnel, 370 firemen will be sent to Mahabubnagar district, while the remaining 270 will be posted in Nalgonda district. They will all work together will the local police, under directions of the District Superintendent of Police.