Pushkar Fair 2010, Rajasthan  

Pushkar Fair 2010, Rajasthan

 

The Pushkar Fair or Pushkar ka Mela is one of the most electric fairs of Rajasthan celebrated for five days in the November at Pushkar 14 km from Ajmer. The town is surrounded by hills on three sides and sand dunes on the other which make it a panoramic destination of Rajasthan Tourism. The colorful and dramatic kalyan result celebrations of Pushkar Camel Fair call on large numbers of tourists from across the world. It is one of the world’s largest camel fairs. Along with livestock the other important attractions of this fair are matka phod, the longest mustache and bridal competition. Some of the eventful celebrations in Camel Fesival Pushkar Rajasthan are:

Cultural Activities: Traditional Folk Dance, music, poetry, puppet dance and classical musical shows are some of colorful events of this grand fair which entertain tourists during their visit to this place. The romance and bravery of several Rajputana clans who ruled this land for centuries are showcased through drama, puppet shows and ballads.

Interesting Competition: The cattle competition is center of attraction Pushkar fair. Interesting cattle competitions are held which make the audience bubble with joy and entertainment. The famous competition is the Camel race in which decorated camel compete one another. Some of the other known competitions are cattle playing musical chairs and a beauty contest of camel.

Temples, Lake and Ghats: The religious significance is another aspect of Pushkar which summons large number of devotees. There are around 400 temples and 52 bathing ghats in this city which is visited by tourists round the year. The temple of Lord Brahma is the most visited temples where devotees perform several rituals. It is the only temple in the world dedicated to Lord Brahma. Before entering the temple devotees take dip in the sacred Pushkar Lake which blesses one with good fortune.