The state of Telangana was officially formed on 2nd June 2014 and the day is celebrated as ‘Telangana Day’ or ‘Telangana Formation Day. As this year marks the 75th year of Independence the Government of India is celebrating and commemorating India’s glorious history, her people, its culture, and achievements.
On this occasion, the Ministry of Culture is organizing Telangana Formation Day celebrations at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre from 6.00 P.M onwards on 2nd June 2022. The event has been approved by the National Implementation Committee (NIC) which is headed by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation. The program aims to highlight the roots of the land of culture, heritage, architectural magnificence, and unsung heroes of India’s youngest state, which is celebrating its eighth anniversary this year.
As a part of the program, popular singers from Telangana such as Smt Mangali and Vedala Hemachandra will be performing. The event will also witness performances from the school children of Haryana which is a paired state under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. Folk dancers from Telangana and performances by Kathak Kendra Delhi will also showcase the rich cultural heritage of the state.
This event marks the first time that the Government of India will be celebrating ‘Telangana Day’ or ‘Telangana Formation Day’ and to ensure that it is commemorated in a befitting manner, Union Home Minister Sri Amit Shah will be the Chief Guest during the program. The event will also be attended by Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi, Hon’ble Minister of States for External Affairs and Culture.
The celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commenced on 12th March 2021 and started a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of independence. The commemorations will end post a year on 15th August 2023.