Bagwal - Devidhura Fair

About Bagwal - Devidhura Fair

The land of Uttrakhand is known for its religious festivity, sanctity, and holy fervor. The exceptional culture tradition of this state invites people from every part to see the wonderful story of religious and cultural festivals. One of these fairs in the land of Uttarakhand is a very unusual tradition called Bagwal where people from Nepal, Kumaon, and other places dances and sing and throw small pebbles at each other to show their ecstasy.

The Bagwal fair is held on the day of Raksha-bandhan, at Varahi Devi Temple, Devidhura on the month of Sravan. This fair is popular for enchanting traditional songs and dances and during Bhagwal Festival two groups of singing & dancing pelt stones at each other while they try to defend themselves with big wooden shields.

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