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A month-long NagobaJatra festival has come to an end in Telangana.

About NagobaJatara Festival
•    NagobaJatara is a tribal festival held in Keslapur village, Inderavalley Mandal Adilabad district, Telangana, India. It is the second biggest tribal carnival and celebrated by Mesaram clan of Gond tribes for 10 days.
•    Tribal people from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh belonging to the Mesram clan offer prayers at the festival. It starts in pushyamasam.
•    The myriad hues of the lifestyle and culture of the people inhabiting this vast country forms an essential part of Indian tourism and dons it with a garb of uniqueness. The NagobaJatara that occurs in the village of Keslapur in Adilabad district is one such unique event.
•    The Gusadi Dance performance by dancers from the Gond tribe is a major special attraction of the event. In the night, the Gonds perform the Mahapuja of Nagoba, also known as Persa Pen or great god, which marks the actual beginning of the annual tribal fair.

Gond Tribe, Pradhan tribe