Rottela Panduga – Economic impact

The just concluded Rottela Panduga has attracted over 5 lakh people. The rotte in highest demand was the job rotte. A lot of young boys and girls were seen looking for the  job rotte.   APSRTC Nellore Regional Manager Komariah, informed on friday that APSRTC earned 16 lakhs, operating special buses to cater to the pilgrims of the Rottela Panduga. AP Tourism Boating has reported that it has earned 4 lakhs operating joy ride boating services for the pilgrims. The hundi collections as counted by the Darga committee stand at Rs14,83,150. This is Rs3,73,150 more than last year’s collection. Continue reading Rottela Panduga – Economic impact

Rottela Panduga (Roti Festival) 2011 in Nellore

The world famous Rottela Panduga (roti festival) in Nellore is annual event held near Bara Shaheed Darga (Darga Mitta) in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. According to the legend 12 warriors sacrificed their lives in a battle with the British in 1751 near Gandavaram, Nellore. The beheaded bodies of those warriors were laid to rest at this place which came to be known as Bara Shaheed dargah. The unique feature of the three-day festival is that devotees offer rottelu (roti or Indian bread) to the martyrs at the Bara Shaheed Darga near Nellore tank, in lieu of their fulfilled desires and … Continue reading Rottela Panduga (Roti Festival) 2011 in Nellore