: Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
: Livestock Fair
Located at a distance of 70 km. from Agra on the banks of river Yamuna,
Bateshwar is an significant religious and cultural centre.
The place is named after the presiding divinity of the region, Bateshwar
Mahadeo and has 108 temples, devoted to the gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheon.
During the months of October & November, a big fair is organized from Shashthi of
Kartik month to Panchami of Agrahayan month.
The fair holds a lot of importance for the Hindus. Devotees congregate here in large numbers to worship Lord Shiva and take holy dips in river
A Livestock Fair is also organized and owners and buyers conduct serious business combined with the gaiety of a market place.