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Dadri Mela

(Last Updated 05 May, 2023)

  • Dates :

    27/11/2023 - 27/11/2023

  • Location :

    Ballia, Uttar Pradesh

India is a land of innumerable festivals, in pace with the cycle of the seasons. These proceed with sowings and harvesting and around them have grown legends, most of them portraying the victory of good over evil. These fairs and festivals impart color and gaiety to life of the Indians. The Indian calendar is marked by superfluity of such big and small occasions. Some festivals are mainly of religious nature, and others are related more to, change of season and harvesting. They have a long past and many have gone through major alterations. Some festivals and fasts are specific protocols of religion which aims towards communication with the Almighty. The vivacity of the people is reflected in the colorful liveliness of the fairs and festivals. Processions, prayers, new attires, dance, music etc. are essentials related to any of such celebration. Though, the enthusiasm for some of the festivals also seems to be vanishing, yet they are capable of bringing about a change in the lifestyle of the people.

Time for celebrating the Dadri Mela in Uttar Pradesh:

The Dadri Mela begins each year on November and continues for 10 days. Surely there can be no better time to plan your trip to Uttar Pradesh. It gives you the wonderful opportunity to be a part of a religious festival and fair and also be witness to the extravagant carnival.

Description of the Dadri Mela :

The Dadri Mela in Uttar Pradesh is one of the largest cattle fairs in the world. It is held 5 kilometers from the town of Balia. This enormous month-long gathering draws humans and animals from all over the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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