All You Need to Know About Pushkar Mela, 2017

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Pushkar Fair is a yearly five-day camel and livestock festival held the state of  Rajasthan. One of the World’s largest Camel fair. Now its has become important tourist attractions. There are many competitions that take place between the Puskar ka Mela, some of them are “matka phod“, “longest mustache”, and “bridal competition”. Recently the fair has also added a cricket match between the local Pushkar cricket team and the team of foreign tourist.

Thousands of people go to take part in the Mela where men buy and sell their livestock including Camels, Cow, Sheep, and Goats. Women, as usual, go buy all the necessary cosmetic belongings.

Pushkar Mela

The fair kicks off with a Camel Race with Music, songs, and much more. The most interesting thing to see in the fair is Camel bringing the items.

The Prestigious Fair is celebrated for five days from the  Kartik Ekadashi to Kartik Poornima in Hindu Calendar.This year the fair will start on 23rd October until 4th November. Are you guys not excited yet so read some facts about the Mela.

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Biggest Camel Fair in India-

Globalization came to India in 1991 however the globe reached the place as early as 1909 (Source – The Imperial dictionary of India). Pushkar camel fair has the presence of 50,000 camels with thousands of camel farmers, gypsies, and musicians from deeper regions of Rajasthan and over 200,000 international travelers.

Old Temple of Brahma-

There is a story behind the name of Pushkar. it’s believed that Brahma born a lotus flower in a lake (Pushkar Lake) and therefore the town of Pushkar came to existence. Since then Pushkar has become one among several homes of Brahma.

Desert Safari-

A Desert campaign in the town is 24-36 hours long and therefore the attraction of a Push.kar the campaign is that the native villages wherever most travelers like to attend rural weddings. Rajasthan could be a renowned wedding destination and rural weddings attract several married couples to rejoice their youth days of wedding and now in Pushkar style.

Ajmer Sharif-

It comes in the district of Ajmer and also the Ajmer town (40 Kms from Pushkar) could be a notable for the shrine of Sufi saint name Moinuddin Chishti. Moinuddin Chishti (1138-1236 AD) wandered around the town of Ajmer & Rajasthan to unfold a simple message that there’s no god.

Pushkar Mela is definitely a must go travel place for everyone who loves culture and the tradition of old Rajasthan.This place should be on your travel bucket list.

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