Goddess Kali is the fearful and ferocious form of Mother Durga. She is usually shown with her feet on the chest of Lord Shiva and wearing a garland of skulls. She symbolizes the darker side of life and epitomizes strength or "Shakti." Kali is worshiped on the night of Kartik Amavasya in October/November. The day is also celebrated as Shyama Kali, the first 10 avatars of Devi Durga. The reason behind worshiping Kali is destroying all evil both that lies in the outside world and within us.
Kali Puja is Hyderabad is celebrated equally with the same vigour & traditions. There are more than 5 associations that celebrate Kali Puja in Hyderabad every year. Some of the main pujas are listed yearly.