The Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in India. Held every year between the months of January and February, it is popularly known as the Cattle Fair of Nagaur as this is where owners gather to trade animals. Approximately 70,000.
The Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in India. Held every year between the months of January and February, it is popularly known as the Cattle Fair of Nagaur as this is where owners gather to trade animals. Approximately 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses are traded every year at this fair. The animals are lavishly decorated and even their owners dress up with colourful turbans and long moustaches. Besides cattle, sheep, horses and even spices are traded. Other attractions include the Mirchi Bazaar (largest red chilli market of India), sale of wooden items, iron-crafts and camel leather accessories. Several sports are also held during the fair. These include tug-of-war, camel races and bullock races. Nagaur fair is also famous for its jugglers, puppeteers, storytellers, etc.
The largest state of India, Rajasthan has dotted with fort and palaces, fascinating wildlife and golden sandy desert that form the hallmark of this beautiful Indian state. Rajasthan is not only famous for its majestic forts and tales of love and courage but it is equally famous for the fairs and festivals. The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan are in myriad and have a unique significance and impact not only on the lives of the native people but also on the travelers visiting this lovely tourist places. One such festival that catches the notice of the people is Nagaur Festival, Nagaur. This festival is celebrated with a lot of zeal and gusto among the people and a lot of tourists flock to this place to witness the charisma of this festival.