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Bhadli Mela in Jharkhand

(Last Updated 05 Aug, 2021)

  • Dates :

    To be Announced

  • Location :

    Itkhori, Jharkhand

The people in Jharkhand need a reason to celebrate life. This is evident from the number of fairs and festivals that are held in different state premises throughout the year. Apart from the very popular cattle fairs in Jharkhand, there are also a number of religious fairs and festivals that take place in Jharkhand. People from all over the state and from neighboring states come together and gather at the venue to observe the occasion and enjoy the celebrations of the fair. The Bhadli fair in Jharkhand is a religious fair which dates back to ancient times.

The Bhadli Fair in Jharkhand takes place in a place called Itkhori. There is an ancient temple belonging to Goddess Kali and Lord Shiva. It is on the day of Maker Sankranti that the Bhadli fair takes place. On the day of the fair, people from all over gather together for celebrations. The origin of such a religious gathering is still not known.

Other than the cattle fairs in Jharkhand like the Chatra fair, the Kundri Mela, the Kolhaiya Mela and others , there are other fairs and festivals held for different reasons. These include along with Bhadli fair, fairs and festival such as the Graveyard of Jatrahibagh, the Sangat, the Sangharo Mela,the Rabda Sharif and the Barura Sharif. The Sangharo mela take place in Chatra on the day of Sawan Purnima and like many other fairs, its origin is also not known. Both Rabda Sharif and the Barura Sharif are shrines of saints and there are fairs of the saints celebrated with a lot of zeal and passion every year.

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