Chhattisgarh famous festival symbol of Chhattisgarhi joy

Chhattisgarh famous festival

Here is the Chhattisgarh famous festival that represents Chhattisgarh culture and joy.

Famous for its natural diversity and its cultural and traditional history…

Chhattisgarh is a major state of India which is famous for its tourist places as well as the festivals celebrated.

The festivals are not only known for their customs and traditions.

But today they are also playing an important contribution to the tourism of the state.

Because the popularity of the major festivals and fairs of Chhattisgarh is so high that foreign tourists, as well as India, come to join them.

If you are excited to know about the famous festival of Chhattisgarh.

Then definitely read this article completely, in which we are going to talk about the major festivals and fairs. –

Famous Festivals of Chhattisgarh

Although the list of festivals celebrated in the state of Chhattisgarh is quite long.

But without talking about all of them, we are going to know only about the major festivals and fairs of Chhattisgarh.

Bastar Dussera

Bastar Dussehra is the main festival of Chhattisgarh.

celebrates with great pomp and unique way.

Let us tell you that Bastar Dussehra is the most famous and longest-lasting festival.

Starts from the new moon in the month of Shravan and lasts for 75 days.

various tribes participate in traditional customs.

It is a unique cultural feature.

Celebrates with enough enthusiasm and pomp by the local people of the state.

While the Bastar Dussehra is a symbol of the supreme power of Goddess Danteshwari.

During which, residents of Bastar perform special worship in the Danteshwari temple of Jagdalpur.

If you want to join the major festival celebrated in Chhattisgarh, then you must attend a Bastar Dussehra.

When does Bastar Dussehra start: Around August (starts from Amavasya in the month of Shravan)


 

Bastar Lokotsav

Bastar Lokotsav is the major Chhattisgarh famous festival of tribals.

This popular festival comes after the end of the rainy season.

Attracts a large number of tribal groups from remote villages who come to participate in this festival.

A special program called Bastar Parab.

It is in the Jagdalpur region of Chhattisgarh.

you can enjoy the songs and dances of tribal people.

Along with this, elaborate tribal art and handicrafts are also there.

which tourists come from far and wide to see.


 

Madai Festival

Madai Festival is one of the major festivals.

Which is celebrates with great enthusiasm mainly by the people of the Gond tribe.

This festival comes from the month of December to the month of March.

It is a unique travel festival that travels from one part of the state to another.

The local tribes of the state along with other communities worship the presiding deity during the festival.

At the beginning Festival, the tribal people launch a procession in an open field.

Where a large number of devotees and general tourists visit to observe the rituals.

When the puja ends, enjoy many cultural programs like folk dances, plays, songs, etc.

In which tourists from different parts along with the local people participate and enjoy these tribal performances.


 

Goncha Festival

Goncha Mahotsav is another Chhattisgarh famous festival in Jagdalpur.

It is a very unique and peculiar festival celebrated in the month of July.

Members of the tribes celebrate.

it by making fake pistols out of bamboo and using gona as fake bullets.

In fact, Goncha is a special fruit or berry found in this state.

Use in the form of pellets or imitation pills.

Due to this fruit, this festival is the Goncha festival.

Apart from this mock fight, many cultural programs are also there at the festival.


 

Teej festival

Teej festival comes in the month of July, August or September is the main and important festival of Chhattisgarh for women.

Dressed in their best colorful clothes during the Teej festival.

Women fast, pray and celebrate for the well being, long life of their spouses.


Bhoramdeo Festival

 

This festival has been organized in the Bhoramdev temple.

Several hundred years ago, which was first organized by Maharaja Ramchandra Dev of the Nagvanshi Dynasty.

Who laid the foundation of the temple in 1349.

This festival starts at the end of March.

Which a large number of folk artists from different regions participate.

perform various arts.

During this time the entire temple complex is filled with colorful lights.

cultural activities which are witnessed by a large number of locals and tourists.


Champaran Fair

It is one of the major fairs.

which is held at Champaran in Raipur.

This fair is organized every year from the month of January to the month of February.

Or in the season of Magha according to the Hindu calendar.

which is attended by thousands of people from different parts of the state and the country.

If you are going to visit around January-February, then do not forget to attend the Champaran Fair.


Narayanpur Fair

Celebrate every year in the last week of February.

Another popular fair of the state in the areas of Bastar.

This fair reflects the culture and tradition of the tribal community.

The tribals worship their deities and make Meera.

This fair promotes brotherhood and harmony and unity within the tribes.


Chhatisgarh Foundation Day

1st Nov is celebrated Chhattisgarh Foundation Day .

As on this date in the 2000 Government of India officially declared it to be an independent state.

Since that time five day celebratation is organised in Naya Raipur.


 

Chhatisgarh Language Day

Chhattisgarh Official Language Day is being celebrated in Chhattisgarh on 28 Nov.

There are many events in Raipur on this occasion.

Chhattisgarhi and other local languages including Chhattisgarhi should be encouraged to use it more and more so that the coming generations are familiar with it and also use it.


Pola

India is an agricultural country, where cattle also have a special contribution in making agriculture good.

These cattle are worshiped in the country of India.

The festival of Pola is one of those, on which farmers worship cows and oxen.

This Pola festival is especially celebrated in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

On the day of Pola, farmers and other people worship animals especially bulls, decorate them well.

Pola is also called Bull Pola.

The festival of Pola is celebrated on the new moon day of Bhadon month which is also known as Pithori Amavasya.

It falls in the month of August-September.

India, where agriculture is the main source of income and most of the farmers use oxen for farming.

Pola is celebrated in two ways, Bada Pola and Chhota Pola.

In Bada Pola, the bull is decorated and worshipped, while in Chhota Pola children take toy bulls or horses from door to door in the neighborhood and then some money or gifts are given to them.

On this day, along with horses, bullocks, the chakki (hand mill) is also worshipped.

In earlier times, horses, bulls were the main for running the life, and wheat was grinded at home by the mill itself.

Various types of dishes are offered to them, sev, gujiya, sweet khurma etc. are made.

These dishes are kept in it by placing a pouch on the horse.

Then from the next morning onwards, children go from house to house in the neighborhood with these horses, bullocks, and most take money as a gift.


 

 

Rajim kumbh mela

It is held in month of January -Febuary month.

A big fair is organised in Rajim.


 

Hareli

Hareli festival is celebrated every year on the new moon day of the month of Sawan with great pomp. This festival is a popular festival
Hareli means greenery. On this day, the people of Chhattisgarh celebrate this festival wishing that there should be greenery all over the world and there should always be peace and happiness.

Chhattisgarh is also known as the rice bowl. Because the farmers of Chhattisgarh provide us food grains, do not let us go hungry.

On this day, mother, grandmother, sister-in-law, aunt get up and make arrangements for making rice cheela in the house. Because it is worshiped by offering Chila in a shovel, Kudari, Nangar, Gaiti etc.

The farmers of Chhattisgarh wash their agricultural implements on the day of Hareli festival, and along with them, bring the cows, bulls and buffaloes clean and bathed.

The tools used in his farming are washed and kept in the middle of the courtyard or in some corner of the courtyard and he is worshiped as well as his totem is also worshipped. And Kheer and Chila are distributed as Prasad.

Gedi has great significance on Hareli festival. In every house, a gidi is made, only as many young children as there are in the house.

From the day of Hareli, Teeja in Bhado ends at the time of Pola. Everyone in the house, youth, children all enjoy the gedi.

Children go to the pond and take a bath, leaving the cart in the pond itself. And Gedi is not climbed throughout the year. At the same time, coconut throw competition is also organized in many places.
An important aspect of Gedi is that it is practiced in the rainy season. Due to rain, many roads become muddy, due to which there is a problem in commuting, at this time children climb from one place to another by climbing the cart.

They are not afraid of mud, they cross its root with the help of a pedi, if seen, the gear is related to the mud only. The joy of the cart comes only when it climbs in the mud. When children climb in the pedi, then they awaken the desire to move forward, this becomes a competition for them.

There are various entertainment competitions. From the morning to the evening of the festival, different types of competitions are held in the rural and the city, Gedi, tug of war, Matki burst, Jalebi race, coconut throwing and other competitions are organized.

After the morning worship, a group of youth gathers at the square intersections. It is believed that Tantra Vidya starts from the day of Hareli festival.

Chhattisgarhi Gedi folk dance is one of the ancient people culture of Chhattisgarh people, it is performed on Hareli festival.


 

 

Chackradhara samaroh

Chhatisgarh is blend of culture .

Raigarh district has known for heritage of culture as many

Chhattisgarh is blend of culture raigarh Chhattisgarh district has known for heritage of cultures as many artists and dancers born here Maharaja Chakradhar Singh is well known for their passion for music and dance. festival is held in Chhattisgarh Indian memory honour and remembrance of great man Maharaja Chakradhar is well known tabla player and dancer as well he wrote many books on music Maharaja Chakradhar Singh king of Raigarh chief of burger Bhul by Gond dynasty Chakradhar Singh although the youngest of all the gharanas he has its own cultures Chakradhar festival is celebrated each year at the time of Ganesh Chaturthi each year dancer Artist and musician come from every part of the country they attend musical festival in Chhattisgarh their talent a visit to festival will give opportunity to witness the program S7 screens at the same time this festival reflect the rich cultural heritage our country folk artist also ank integral part of musical festival


 

 

Navakhana

it is agricultural festival

tribal people welcome the New Rice of the season .

it is celebrated on Panchami Tithi or fifth day of lunar fortnight of in August or September after Ganesh Chaturthi

the word Nova means new and khai means food.

so newly harvested rice Italy in this festival with new hope in their community

 


Surhul

it is also an agricultural festival .

people are so excited for this festival

as this is agriculture festival but no farming related activity perform on this day.

it is celebrated after blooming of Sal tree.

nobody touch farming during these days .

this festival is also known as Earth festival or Mati  Puja.


 

Cher Chhera

It is an important harvest festival of the year.

Celebrates on a full moon’s night in January.

Song is sung during the festival with families and friends.

A group go out to collect grains.

Song dedicates the joy of coming together and implores.

Women standing on doors to get grainsfrom her storage.

It begins after harvesting of grains completed.

The customs of the festival is based on “offering”.

The offering remain the grains that have been harvested that year.

The festival is symbol of togetherness and gratitude.

Life is to enjoy with every little one instead of keeping anything for future.


 

Phagun Rangapanchami

It is celebrated on chait krishna panchami .

Holi is celebrated all over India and every where with different aspect.

Rangpanchmi is celebrated after five days of holi.

According to mythology Lord Ram during there vanwash on this day give pure view on chandiri.


 

 

Source – Wikipedia

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