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Chhapar Fair

Chhapar Fair (August/September)

Chhapar Fair, Chhapar Fair travel, Chhapar Fair of Punjab, Fair and Festival of Punjab, Punjab fairs festivals tourThis three-day fair commemorates the descent of the Gugga Pir, a Chauhan Rajput, into the bosom of Mother Earth along with his steed.

According to the legend, he obsessed extraordinary powers over all kinds of snakes.The fair is celebrated at Gugge di Marhi, a big holy place built in his memory that has a reputation for curing people of snake bites.

Earth is scooped up seven times to appeal to Gugga Pir for safety against snakes. People sing folk songs and present folk dances. The fair is held on the Anand Chaudas on the 14th day of the bright half of Bhadon (month of 15 August-13 September as per Hindu Calendar)

 

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