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Nagaur Fair: yet another cattle festival in Rajasthan

The live puppets shows are one of the major attraction of the fair

This Cattle Fair & Festival of Nagaur is the second biggest cattle fair in Rajasthan, India. Every year in the month of Jan-Feb in the blue city ‘Jodhpur’ this Nagaur Fair goes for maximum eight days. After the famous cattle fair in Pushkar the traders and cattle owners look forward to participate in this cattle festival.

In Nagaur fair a number of traders from all over Rajasthan or near states reach with their cattle including camels, horses, bullocks and sheep. It is a general estimate that around 70,000 cattle are being traded every year in the fair. The cattle ornamented in the lavish jewelry look very attractive as if they are getting ready to join some fancy dress competition. Even the cattle owners join the festival dressing up in colorful turbans and graceful long moustaches.

Another Attraction: The Mirchi Bazaar held in the Nagaur festival is another major attraction of the fair. In this Red Chili Market the different varieties of red chili come to see, and decidedly, Jodhpur is the biggest supplier of best kind of red chilies.

Other Attraction of Festival:  In Nagaur fair you can enjoy to buy many beautiful hand-made wooden items, iron crafts and accessories that are made of leather also these items are available in a plenty in the fair.

Various games like Tug-of-war, camel races, cock fights, etc to make this four-day fiesta a fabulous experience etc. The festival provide entertainment to the tourists and visitors. With the pace of sun towards the rest for night, a joyous atmosphere is created by the folk musicians, whose voices echo far and wide across the peaceful desert sand.

The Nagaur festival is going to be held this month from 10th to 13th Feb, and even this time a number of visitors from all over the India are also expected to make their presence in it. Camel festival is also a point of major attraction amid the tourist from the far off countries who’s longing for adventure and to taste something different, bring them here.

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Posted by on February 10, 2011 in Festivals in India


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