Tutilawa Mela in Jharkhand(Last Updated 05 Aug, 2021)
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Jharkhand celebrates their rich culture and livelihood with a number of fairs and festivals. So it is at every fortnight that there is some fair or festival happening in some part of the state. People from all over the state as well as from the neighboring states come to be a part of the grand celebrations and enjoy the revelry of a fair. Cattle fairs in Jharkhand are some of the most popular of the fairs and festivals in Jharkhand. It is not only for the buying and selling of cattle which makes them a grand affair, but also the other enjoyments of a fair such as the races, swinging, acrobatics and wrestling bouts. One such a fair is the Tutilawa Mela in Jharkhand.
It is around the year 1935 that the Tutilawa fair originated in Jharkhand. This is a fair where principally there is buying and selling of cattle .Villagers from far off comes with their cattle to the Tutilawa fair. It is on the auspicious day of Falgun Purnima that the Tutilawa fair takes place.
Other cattle fairs worth mentioning in Jharkhand are the Chatra Mela, The Kundri mela, The Kolhaiya mela, Lawalong Mela and Belgada mela. All these fairs in Jharkhand are held on different days and all are principally cattle fairs. But there are other activities that makes the fair much more jovial and interesting and give all enough reasons to celebrate.