Thursday, June 30, 2022
Madhya Pradesh

Fairs and Festivals

Madhya Pradesh has a list of innumerable fairs and festivals including all the common major occasions. Existing rituals and collective behaviour have cast their impressions by diffusing certain practices with traditions. The festivals observed by all the classes living in the state are Dussehra, Diwali, Holi and Ganesh Chaturthi. Other festivals common to non-tribals are Basant Panchami, Nag Panchami, Janmashtami, Shivaratri and Ram Navami. For the tribes, the Bhils and the Gonds, every festival is followed by some sort of animal sacrifice. The tribals of Bastar often complement their economy by community hunts like Pandum and Parad.

  Festival Calendar of Madhya Pradesh

»  Introduction »  Gana-Gour »  Ganga Dashmi
»  Ghaila & Bidri »  Hareli »  Kajri Navami
»  Karam »  Bhojali »  Kujlaya
»  Arwa Teej »  Sanja & Mamulia »  Ghadlya
»  Suwata »  Pandum »  Navanna
»  Chherta »  Meghnad »  Gobardhan
»  Bhagoriah »  Laru Kaj »  Koqsar
»  Ras-Nawa        
»  Introduction »  Madai Fair »  Chaitra Fair
»  Tejaji Fair »  Other Fairs