Clashes arose in Bunny Utsavam this time too. Four people were seriously injured and sixty people were injured. The people of eleven villages split into two groups and started fighting with sticks. The police immediately rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control. The injured were rushed to the hospital.
The Mallamaleshwara Swamy Kalyanam is celebrated in the Devaragutta hill of Kurnool district with great joy and happiness. As a part of this, the people of 11 villages in Devaraguttu will enter into the battlefield on the day of Dussehra every year, people make a small battle for the Statues. People carry sticks, idols while going for the event.
However, the bloodshed continues every in the name of happiness, despite police object this tradition. This festival is celebrated every year.