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                                                                                             HOLIDAYS IN RAJASTHAN


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FAIRS IN RAJASTHAN - NAGAUR FAIR

 

The quaint town of Nagaur, one of the most picturesque of Rajput townships stirs to life during the Nagaur Fair. This cattle fair is the second largest in Rajasthan and is held every year during the Hindu month of Magh (Jan-Feb).

The Fair is renowned for the trading of cows, bullocks, oxen, camels and horses which takes place here. Their owners are seen wearing colorful turbans and flaunting long mustaches. Wooden items, ironcraft and leather accessories are available in abundance during the fair. Various games are organized during this four day festival.

Tug-of-War, camel races ,cock & bull fights provide entertainment to the tourists and locals after a hectic day of trading. As the last rays of setting sun bid aide to the day, a joyous atmosphere is created by the folk musicians whose voices echo far & wide across the tranquil desert sands.

Also called as the Cattle Fair, is the 2nd largest animal fair of India. Thousands of animals are gathered at the cattle fair for trading. Traders come to buy and sell cows, bullocks (Nagauri breed is renowned), oxen and camels.

Activities
Various games are organized during this four-day festival. Tug-of-war, camel races, cock fights etc. provide entertainment to the tourists and visitors. As the sun goes down, a joyous atmosphere is created by the folk music and dance, whose voices echo far and wide across the tranquil desert sand.

History & Places to see
It was bestowed upon Balban as his jagir in 1242. Sher Shah captured Nagaur in 1542 A.D. Nagaur was a sarkar of Ajmer subah during Sur empire and later in Mughal empire. Emperor Akbar built the mosque here, and there is a shrine of the disciple of Mu'inuddin Chishti of Ajmer.

Badal Mahal, Sheesh Mahal & Hadi Rani Mahal are worth seeing. All three have exquisite 18th century frescos on the ceilings. There is also fascinating medieval air cooling system and an ornate old hammam, or bath.

DATES

 

Year : Dates :
2003: 08-11 Feb
2004: 28-31 Jan
2005: 15-18 Feb
2006: 04-07 Feb
2007: 25-28 Feb
2008: 13-16 Feb
2009: 02-05 Feb
2010: 22-25 Jan

 

 

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Ranikhet Road, Dhikuli - 244715
District Nainital, Uttarakhand, India.
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