Fazilka - Fairs and Festivals

Fairs and Festivals

The Fazilka region observes almost all important major festivals of India, including Diwali, Dushehra, Holi, and Gurpurab. Apart from these major festivals, Fazilka hosts the following:

  • Vijay Diwas Celebration at Asafwala War Memorial on 17 December is held jointly by Indian Army and the War Memorial Trust
  • Village Ban Wala Mela
  • Village Lakhe Kadayian Wala Mela is held twice a year, including one on the first day of Desi Month Sawan every year, to celebrate the start of the monsoon season
  • Peer Guraya Mela, Nayi Abadi Fazilka
  • 15 August and 26 January: Celebration at Sadqui Check Post, Indo-Pakistan Border
  • Fazilka Heritage Festival, Mehak Sarhad Di to celebrate and promote the art, culture, and food of the Fazilka region by the Graduates Welfare Association
  • Anand Utsav-Environment Festival, held by the Graduates Welfare Association

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