Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Fairs and Festivals of Assam


Jonbeel Mela

The spectacular Jonbeel Mela is held every year during the winter season at Jagiroad, a township located 32kms from Guwahati.

In this fair, various tribal communities of Northeast come downwards from the hills with different kinds of products. Before the beginning of the mela, an 'Agni Puja' is performed for  the well being of mankind. The speciality of the fair is the barter system where the people of these tribes interchange their merchandise with the local people. Traditional dance and music performance are also performed to enhance the celebration.