This festival of lights begins on the 13th day of the dark half of the
lunar month of Aswija and lasts for about five
days. The traders open new accounts on this day. Villagers keep an image
of Hattevva made of cow dung on the roofs of their houses and also light
oil lamps in front of their houses.
An annual car festival which is held under the auspices
of Sampangi Ramaswami temple during February-March attracts a large gathering
in the village Bannerughatta in Anekal taluk.
The village Huskas is noted for the annual festival held in honour of
goddess Maduramma during February- March. On this occasion a large cattle
fair is also organised.