Jharkhand Fairs and Festivals

The mesmerizing locale of Jharkhand is endowed with the reputation of being one of those states in the country of India that proudly celebrates an entire caboodle of festivals with unparalleled vigor and incomparable zeal. As a matter of fact, the residents are so jolly, fun-loving and hospitable and the way they celebrate the Jharkhand fairs and festivals, you are in for a huge surprise.

The various cattle fairs that are held inside the premises of the state of Jharkhand form an integral appendage of the Jharkhand fairs and festivals. A good majority of them basically pivot around the exchange of exquisitely ornamented cattle for thick bundles of green stuff. These fairs and festivals of Jharkhand also provide scope for a lot of co-curricular and amusement related activities which rejuvenates and invigorates every soul in sight. These activities that have virtually become the identity of Jharkhand include wrestling bouts where the wrestlers possessing herculean physique put up a brave display of brute strength and amazing maneuver, swimming, acrobatic acts that will completely dazzle you and many more.

The fairs and festivals in Jharkhand include a large number of fairs involving the monetary exchange of cattle. Some of the most prominent are Kunda Mela in Pratappur, Chatra Mela, Lawalong Mela, Sangharo Mela, Tutilawa Mela.

The major and most celebrated festivals at Jharkhand include Holi which is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and vigor. Dussehra that marks the magnanimous victory of Prince Ram over the demon of Lanka who had ten heads, Ravana and Ramanavami which is basically the celebration of Prince Ram's birthday.

Kunda Mela in Pratappur

The Indian dominion entitled Jharkhand has achieved a lot of fame and recognition for hosting an entire caboodle of fun-filled fairs and dazzlingly beautiful festivities that will beyond a shadow of a doubt captivate you in a state of trance and bring out the kid concealed deep inside you. Kunda Mela in Pratappur is one such festival that has been mesmerizing the local folks as well as the guests descending from hidden nooks of the country.

The primary objective that lies behind conducting this magnanimous Kunda Mela in Pratappur is the appropriate promotion of various breeds of cattle and establishment of trade relations with new clients as well. The district that had been dowered with the responsibility to host the Kunda Mela at Pratappur is Chatra. As a matter of fact, the Kunda Mela of Pratappur is arguably the biggest and most revered fair in the district if Jharkhand.

Kolhua Mela in Hunterganj

Amongst the whole bunch of jovial fairs and stunningly delectable festivals the virtually identifies the Indian state of Jharkhand, Kolhua Mela in Huntergunj is revered with the reputation of being one of the most colossal and famed fairs.

Like the rest of the festivities, Dussehra in Jharkhand also marks the triumph of godliness and truth over the dark and evil forces. Dussehra at Jharkhand simultaneously indicates the conclusion of 'Navratri' that is celebrated over a span of nine days as the name suggests. One aspect of Dussehra of Jharkhand is that it people from all caste and creed can participate in it.

Last Updated on : 25th March 2013