The Jodhpur Nagaur Fair is the second biggest fair in India. The fair goes on for eight days. Nagaur Fair of Jodhpur, Rajasthan is held every year during the month of Jan-Feb.
It is popularly known as the Cattle fair of Nagaur. This is because the
Nagaur Fair is mainly all about trading of animals. Approximately 70,000
bullocks, camels and horses are traded every year in this fair. The
animals lavishly decorated and even their owners dress up wearing
colorful turbans and long moustaches. Other trading in the Nagaur Fair
in Jodhpur, India consists of sheep to Marwari horses to spices. Some
other attractions include the Mirchi bazaar (largest red-chilly market
of India), wooden items, iron-crafts and camel leather accessories.
There is a lot of sports activity also in the fair. The sports range
from tug-of-war, camel races to bullock races to cock fights. Nagaur
fair is also famous for its jugglers, puppeteers, storytellers, etc. For
further entertainment, there is the folk music of the Jodhpur echoing
throughout the fair.
The Nagaur fair, also called the Nagaur cattle fair, is a famous fair of Rajasthan, India.