Uttarayani Fair

About Uttarayani Fair Fair

Another foremost attraction of Uttarakhand district is The Uttarayani Fair which is quite popular amongst local people as well as tourists. This fair is organized in various places of Uttarakhand such as Bageshwar, Sult Mahadev, Chitrashila (Ranibagh), Rameshwar and Hanseshwar etc. and this attracts massive crowd across the world. The fair has immense significance if you consider cultural and social aspect of the state. The day of the Uttarayani Fair is really superb and thrilling; people enjoy the music with singing and dancing all night long.

The Uttarayani fair has very long history; it has also played vital role during the freedom movement. Several musical performances are given by the popular artists here. Nowadays, this fair has become the vital commercial hub where numerous items such as iron and copper pots, casks, baskets, bamboo mats, articles, matresses, carpets, herbs, blankets and spices are vended.

When the Uttarayani Fair celebrated?

The Uttarayani Fair is celebrated on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti which held in the month of January.

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