Celebrated In: India
Celebrated By: Hindu (Hindu)
Nagaur district is the land of fairs as they are not only cattle markets but in real terms a way of life. The rural people participate in these fairs very eagerly as if they are big social events & in addition to the cattle routine things from needles to nails are also available in these events. Fairs infact are the true face of rustic rural Rajasthan & are a strong witness of its social harmony.
The second largest fair held every year in the month of Shrawan at Parbatsar. It is primarily a cattle fair but routine things are also bought & sold. Its history dates back to pre-Independence. Veer Tejaji is known as the protector against snakes, scorpions & mosquitoes. It is said that during the 15 days of this fair these reptiles are not to be seen anywhere in the mela. People believe that Veer Tejaji protects them againts the bites of these parasitic reptiles.