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About belgada mela
Cattle fairs are very popular in Jharkhand. Belgada Mela is a well-known cattle fair in Jharkhand celebrated on the day of Baisaki Purnima. Originated in 1920 this Fair is held in Simaria, 50 km from Chatra. It is an opportunity for the people to buy cattle and other animals at reasonable rates. Apart from cattle fair, the mela involves several festivities for the entertainment and merry making of the people. People who attend this fair come by putting on attractive dresses and they adorn the cattle also with attractive decoration. Because of the liveliness and festivities of this fair, tourists visit this fair with great enthusiasm.
Simaria, near Chatra, Jharkhand
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Enjoy the cattle fair and the colorful festivities.
This cattle fair was started 10 years ago and attracts large number of visitors.