: Shiva Temple at Masi (Almora)
: Vishuwat Sankranti Day
Locally Known As
: Fish Catching
The Somnath Fair held on Vishuwat Sankranti day is celebrated in the Shiva Temple at Masi, Almora. It is a famous fair of
Brisk business takes place during the fair and animals, especially bullocks & calves are sold.
The villagers bearing tumra come with 'jaal', 'fatyav' and 'hathiya' to the river, to take fish. The fish festival is locally known as 'Dahau'.