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Home>>North India>>Punjab>>Fair Festivals of Punjab

Fairs and Festivals of Punjab

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Baisakhi (April)

Baisakhi marks the jubilation of a plentiful harvest and is celebrated on the first day of the month of Baisakh (April/May).

Basant Panchami (March)

Basant Panchami is the most well-known of the seasonal fairs and marks the advent of spring.

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Chhapar Fair, Chhapar Fair travel, Chhapar Fair of Punjab, Fair and Festival of Punjab, Punjab fairs festivals tour Chhapar Fair (August/September)

This three-day fair commemorates the descent of the Gugga Pir, a Chauhan Rajput, into the bosom of Mother Earth along with his steed.

Gurupurabs (November)

Gurupurabs celebrate the births and respect the martyrdom of Sikh Gurus. Three main Gurupurabs are: the birth anniversaries of Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind and the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev.

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Haribhallabh Sangeet Mela (December)

Organized every year from December 27-30, this music festival admirations the memory of Swami Hariballabh, a famous saint musician.

Hola Mohalla (March)

The spring season is ushered in by the Hola Mohalla at Anandpur Sahib.

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Lohri (January)

Celebrated on the 13th day of January, Lohri is a festival of enthusiasm and verve and marks the culmination of the chilly winter.

Muktsar Fair (January)

The festival is in memorial of a fight fought in 1705-06 by Guru Gobind Singh against the grand forces of the Moguls and pays tribute to the forty Sikhs who achieved martyrdom on this day.

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Rural Sports (February)

This national Fair is held in February at Kila Raipur, 6 km from Ludhiana. This sports meet epitomizes the special Punjabi bonhomie and the strength of never say die.

Rural Sports in Punjab

In villages which formed the first habitation of civilised man rural sports grew out of sheer necessity.

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Shaheedi Jor Mela, Shaheedi Jor Mela travel, Shaheedi Jor Mela of Punjab, Fair and Festival of Punjab, Punjab fairs Shaheedi Jor Mela

Shaheedi divas take up a unique place in the Sikh history as it pays homage to the two tender Sahibzadas (princes) of Guru Gobind-Zorawar Singh (9 years) and Fateh Singh (7 years) who were cremated alive in the walls on their rejection to convert to Islam during the reign of the ruler Aurangzeb.

The Fair of Baba Sodal (August/September)

The fair of Baba Sodal is held in the month of Bhadon (Mid August- Mid September) and be a magnet for pilgrims of all religions from different parts of Punjab, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

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The Rauza Sharif, The Rauza Sharif travel, The Rauza Sharif of Punjab, Fair and Festival of Punjab, Punjab fairs festivals

The Rauza Sharif 'Urs' (May)

Rauza Sharif 'Urs' is celebrated in the memory of great Sufi Saint Sheikh Ahmad Farooqui Sirhindi on May 31 every year.

 

More Fair and Festivals in Punjab

>> Baisakhi

>> Basant Panchami

>> Chhapar Fair

>> Gurupurabs

>> Haribhallabh Sangeet Mela

>> Hola Mohalla

>> Lohri

>> Muktsar Fair

>> Rural Sports In Punjab

>> Rural Sports

>> Shaheedi Jor Mela

>> The Fair Of Baba Sodal

>> The Rauza Sharif  

 

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