Baneshwar Fair

  • TYPE : Cultural

  • DURATION : 07/02/2017 - 10/02/2017

  • LOCATION : Dungarpur

Rajasthan is a popular destination for foreign tourists. Trade fairs, exhibitions, and cultural events make it an even more interesting place. The Baneshwar Fair in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district is one such event that draws both locals and tourists.

About Baneshwar Fair

Hundreds attend the Baneshwar Fair, an important festival in India, taking place in Dungarpur, Rajasthan. This festival is an integrated culture of the place. This fair is organized partly by the tribal community in the state. It reflects their customs and traditions. The fair revolves around many rituals and bears a religious significance. The name "Baneshwar" came from the "shivlinga" of the Mahadev Temple in the region where the fair takes place presently. The tribes called "Bhils" celebrate the festival with pomp and show.

Highlights of Baneshwar Fair

The popularity of this fair is not confined alone to the state of Rajasthan. Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat show equal enthusiasm during this fair. There are number of stalls and shops that specialize in selling handicraft items made by the tribal group. If you want to buy some of these unique items from the fair plan your India travel today! The items in available in this exhibition reflects the varied cultural attributions of the place. Attractions of Baneshwar Fair include shows with animals, magic, puppet dance, and folk songs.