Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: (Hindu)
The Netaji Mela is held in the Karimganj district in Assam. This mela is spread over 15 days in the month of January. This mela is both religious and secular in nature. It provides secular entertainment in the form of shops, rides and cultural events and it is religious, as its history suggests. This fair is a complete entertainment package for anyone who decides to drop by. Apart from the cattle trading that goes on there are various small shops selling food stuff, sweet delicacies of the state, handicrafts and many other curios. Apart from the usual stuff, there are a whole lot of other activities that take place at the mela.
Music performances, Dance programs and many other artistic performances are displayed by the artists who come from across the country. You will also find a large number of stalls and shops which are temporarily erected selling utensils, pottery, handicrafts, garments etc. The entrance to the fair is very cheap and hence allows the common man to come and enjoy the festival and its spirit along with their loved ones.
People go from all over Assam and thoughroughly enjoy the Netaji Mela. This mela is for all ages and for all types of people. The mela offers something for everybody. It is very popular amongst the general people and all they wait anxiously for this day