Sircilla weaver, Hariprasad weaves saree in form of Bathukamma
Hariprasad, a weaver from Rajanna Sircilla district, wove a saree, with the image of a Bathukamma, the deity that is worshipped during Dasara. He used woolen flowers of a variety of colours to make the image and even printed the name of 'KTR' on it. The minister had been instrumental in giving work to the weavers and creating a livelihood for them. Especially during Bathukamma festival, sarees were distributed to poor women in the entire state, giving abundant chance of earnings for the weavers.