The royal state of Rajasthan is renowned for its tradition & colorful culture. The myriad of fairs organized in this desert state serve as the most fascinating exhibit of merry making & festivities. The colorful stalls, elegant artifacts, lip-smacking delicacies, traditional Rajasthani attires, folk songs, folk dance and various interesting competitions organized during the festival period allures tourists from across the globe who seek for Rajasthan cultural tour packages.
Rajasthan fairs are means to witness electrifying displays of the state’s legacy. Among the popular fairs & festivals of Rajasthan include Mewar Festival, Camel Fair, Pushkar fair, Kite festival etc. The Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in the nation held annually in the month of January & February. Popularly known as the Cattle Fair of Nagaur, the city stirs with the thronging of cattle, horses and camels joined by their colorfully turbaned proprietors.
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Nagaur Fair: A peek into the largest cattle fair in agrestic Rajasthan
Nagaur district is the land of fairs & hosts the largest cattle markets in the desert state. The district packs the essence of incredible Rajasthan. The myriad of fairs & festivals organized here reflect the true face of rustic rural Rajasthan & are a strong witness of its social harmony.
The Nagaur Fair is prestigious for exchanging cows, camels, horses & bullocks. Organized by the Department of Animal Husbandry, it brings out the true Rajput flavor of Rajasthan. This year the fair is scheduled for 10th to 13th February in the cultural district of Nagaur.
Individuals travel miles together to attend the festival & trade in these animals. The fair sees trading of approximately 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses every year. The animals are sumptuously decorated & owners are neatly dressed up with colorful turbans & long moustaches.
The fair is organized and displayed in such a vibrant way that it is appealing to the potential buyers and visitors. This event is organized on a huge tract of land that spans acres at a stretch. The trading of camels & cattle fetch high prices as they are well nurtured by their owners. They are known for their fitness & draws attention of large number of buyers. For Instance, the prices of the thoroughbred horses from Marwar can go up to as much as Rs 10 lakh.
The exuberant Nagaur Fair is conducted for four days. Along with the dealing of cattle, sheep & horses, it also witnesses:
1. Trading of tantalizing spices,
2. Mirchi Bazaar (largest red chili market of India),
3. Sale of wooden Items, iron-crafts and camel leather accessories,
4. Sports activities like tug-of-war, camel races and bullock races,
5. Performances by folk musicians & dancers,
6. Juggling, puppeteering, storytelling, etc
Nagaur festival of Rajasthan succeeds in beckoning flock of tourists who fly to witness the vibrant colors to this incredibly stunning state. If you are looking forward to attend this glorious event, contact the tour operator Rajasthan & choose the special Rajasthan tour package to avail maximum benefit.