Prelims 1002

Recently, Sammakka-Saralamma fair was in news and it is related to which State?
Tribal fair in Telangana
Celebration of New year in Arunachal Pradesh
Trade fair in Tamil Nadu
Literature fair in Kerala
Explanation :
• It is the biggest tribal festival in the country. It held once in two years in the month of February at Medaram forests of Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district (Telangana).
• More than a crore Adivasis from different parts of the country converge at this hamlet to worship tribal mother-daughter duo – Sammakka and Saralamma, who had lost their lives in their fight against Kakatiya kings nearly 700 years ago