Poleramma Jatara is celebrated with grandeur. Though Kalivelamma is the village goddess, Poleramma Jatara which is the custom of Rajas became very famous. It's celebrated every year with pride of Venkatagiri citizens. Also large number of people will turn up for this occasion from near villages and nearer cities like Nellore, Tirupati, Sri Kalahasti and Chennai as well.
It's believed that this festival has a long time ago during the time of Venkatagiri rajas in the mid-18th century local people believed that the goddess herself came and used to talk with the rajas during the time of festival. It is usually held every year on 3rd Wednesday and Thursday after Vinkayaka Chavithi.
It is strictly followed that devotees who are inside town at the time of Chatimpu are not supposed to leave town till Jathara ends.
From 1992 onward, Jathara event was performed by AP Endowments department.
Jathara 1st Chatimpu falls on the 1st wed after Vinayaka Chavithi and 2nd Chatimpu on the next Wed at 12 am. Ghatotsavam will be performed on Sun, Mon and Tue. Jathara will be performed on Wed and Thu
Venkatagiri Poleramma Temple Timings
Morning Hours: 10 am – 12 pm
Evening Hours: 6 pm – 8 pm
September 23, 2019 12:24 AM local time