Village Fair

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A village fair is a large gathering of men, women and children on a particular occasion. It is a hilarious annual meeting place of the village people. It is like a mirror that reflects the emblem of rural life. It brings a chance in the monotonous life of the villagers. People of all ages specially the children eagerly wait for this happy occasion.

A village fair is usually held once or twice a year, on the occasion of some religious or cultural festival. It is generally held on the bank of a river or in front of a Temple, Dargah or the spreading big banyan tree.

A village fair is an exhibition of the village products. The people of different professions in the village such as carpenters, blacksmiths, weavers etc. bring their own hand made articles for sell and display. There is a great assemblage of fancy goods such as toys, cheap ornaments, cosmetics, balloons etc. in the fair. Different kinds of household goods and painted articles of bamboo, wood and cane are also brought for sale. Various kinds of sweet meats and seasonal fruits are also available here.

A village fair is a place of joy and pleasure for the villagers. As such, some special and attractive arrangements are made in the fair to attract and amuse the visitors. Circus, Magic show, Jatra and Jarigan are the chief attractions of them in the fair.

Village fair is a part or our cultural life. Rural people are deprived of different kinds of amenities of life enjoyed by the urban people. So, a village fair appears before the villagers with all opportunities for joys and pleasures.…...

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