Fairs And Festivals in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir is one of the beautiful places, also known as “paradise on earth”. Apart from the spectacular landscapes, the cultural heritage of the state is worth appreciating and that is why it is considered to be a must visited states of India. One can see the glimpse of the culture in various fairs and festivals that are held all round the year. If you want to be a part of the grand celebrations, it’s time to join Indian Holiday which offers the finest Jammu & Kashmir tours for the people.

The cultural blend is clearly depicted through the different fairs which are celebrated with lots of zeal and enthusiasm. A few popular fairs that are organized in Jammu & Kashmir are Baisakhi or New Year Day, Lohri, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday, Holi, Navaratri, Samkrant, Tihar and many more. People from different corners of the state collect together and enjoy these fairs and festivals with one another. A variety of Hindu, Sikh and Muslim festivals are held with great pomp and show.

Apart from the popular fairs, there are plenty of local fairs that are held all throughout the year at different locations. Some of these festivals are dedicated to the deities while some of them are organized as a part of religious activities also. Hence different types of fairs and festivals are held within the state thus giving a glimpse of the cultural heritage that it beholds.

All the festivals organized in J&K are very colorful with lots of people being a part of it. The mesmerizing backdrops, the smiling faces of the crowd, natural effects, and girls bustling around are some of the highlighting features of the fairs. Every festival is unique and offers a lot of entertainment to the local audience and the tourists who come from different parts of the country. The kind of excitement, fun and zeal that you will find in people is definitely surprising.

The fairs and festivals of the state are a perfect example of “unity in diversity”. With so many festivals organized all round the year, tourists and local people can have a fun with their families and friends. The festivals portray the right image before the other people by focusing and preserving the true Indian values even in today’s time. Despite of the fact that Jammu is populated with the Hindu’s but still even Muslim and Sikh festivals are celebrated with the same zeal and enthusiasm. This is the reason that people of different communities live together thus setting an example before other states. The atmosphere at the time of the festivals is definitely fun filled, joyful and full of enthusiasm. People enjoy a lot and participate in various activities too.

Unity in Diversity

Jammu & Kashmir clearly depict the true meaning of “unity in diversity” as all community festivals are held here and people of different castes come together to participate in different activities. Hence it is a great opportunity for the people as they can come in touch with other people and enjoy a lovely time enjoying the company of one another.



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