Bandi Sanjay speech at Lal Darwaza Bonalu- Vijayashanthi, DK Aruna
Bonalu, which symbolises Telangana's culture, has been celebrated in Hyderabad with usual enthusiasm and mirth. Devotees visited the Sri Simhavahini Mahakali temple in Lal Darwaza, the Sri Akkanna Madanna Mahakali temple in Haribowli, and other Mahakali temples around the old city. After praying at the Ammavaru temple in Lal Darwaza, Telangana State BJP President Bandi Sanjay recalled the words of renowned actress and party senior leader Vijayashanthi, who pledged to give Bangaru (Golden) bonam to Goddess Ammavaru if Bangaru Telangana is accomplished. On that occasion, he also greeted DK Aruna, the current National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The significance of commemorating Bonalu on that day has been emphasised by a BJP MP.