Famous religious Pushkar Fair kicks off today
The famous religious fair of Pushkar will start from on Tuesday and over 5 lakh pilgrims are expected to participate in the two-week-long gala.
Cattle fair has already started from November 1 and over 5,000 animals have reached the ground.
Collector and Chairman, Pushkar Fair Advisory Committee Gorav Goyal told media that various programmes will be held after the flag hoisting ceremony. The flag hoisting will be done by Parliamentary Secretary Suresh Singh Rawat.
Pandit Ravi Sharma said that religious ‘Kartik Panch Teerth Bath’ will starts from November 11. The other religious functions are ‘Kartik Ekadashi’ and ‘Kartik Poornima’.
He is performing Pushkar Lake Maha Aarti from Varah Ghat in which thousands of pilgrims will participate.
Shilpgram Handicraft Market will start in evening and Deepdan at 52 Ghats of Pushkar Lake.
“Best of Rajasthan” cultural programme will start in mela ground in which more than one hundred artists from various parts of Rajasthan will perform Rajasthani traditional programme.
Tourists of various countries are reaching Pushkar.
Various programs will also organised at ground till November 14.
Pushkar Fair will conclude after a closing ceremony on November 14.
More than 5 lakh pilgrims are expected to see participate in the fair.