Celebrated In: India
Kundri Mela held in Jharkhand is one of the very popular cattle fairs in the state. As a state, fairs and festivals are not new to Jharkhand. There are numerous fairs and festivals celebrated in Jharkhand throughout the year in nearly every season.Being Cattle fair, one of the most important activities in the fair is the buying and selling of cattle.
The Fair traces its roots to 1930’s, way back before independence and much before Jharkhand was an established state. Till date the fair is held in the Hindu month of Kartik and mainly on Kartik Purnima .
Some other cattle fairs held in Jharkhand other than the Kundri Mela are the Chatra mela, Kolhaiya Mela, Tutilawa Mela, Lawalong Mela and the Belgada Mela.Jharkhand geographically is located on the eastern side of the Vindhya Hills and at the northern fringes of the Deccan.