Sri Rama Navami-the birthday and also the wedding anniversary-of legendary ancient personality and Lord Sri Ram falls on Navami after Ugadi. Today being that auspicious day, celebrations have touched peak across the country. At many famous temples in the country, the wedding of SitaRam would be conducted with much pomp and geity. And Badhrachalam temple (built by famous saint Bhakta Ramdas) at a place where Sri Rama and Sita Mata stayed during their vanavasam, the celebrations will touch sky.
After edurkolu ritual that took place at Badhrachalam temple yesterday, SitaRama kalyanam is being conducted. Since the time of last Qutub Shahi, Abul Hasan Tana Shah (the seventh and last emperor of Bahamani dynasty who jailed Ramadasu for constructing a temple at Badhrachalam and later released him after dreaming Lord Sri Rama), silk clothes have been presented to the deity at Badhrachalam by the ruling authority of Andhra Pradesh/Hyderabad/Badhrachalam.
This year, chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has already left for Badhrachalam to submit silk clothes and thalambralu to SitaRamulu on behalf of the government. Kiran Kumar is going to submit the holy clothes at 11.30 am. In fact, several other VIPs have already reached Badhrachalam to witness SitaRama kalyanam.