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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the popular festivals and events in Dehradun?

Rb Trivedi DEC 10 2012
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Dehradun is not only about interesting adventure sports, splendid natural attractions and the famous IMA, it has its share of exciting events and colourful festivals which are celebrated with much fervour and excitement. Come and be a part of the celebrations which are an integral part of this beautiful city.

  • Jhanda Mela

    Celebrated on the 5th day after
    Holi for honouring Guru Ram Rai, the annual festival sees the entire Dehradun coming together to take part in the celebration. This event is marked by hoisting the flag to celebrate the setting up of the Gurdwara by Guru Ram Rai. It draws a lot of people from places like Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi who visit the place to offer their prayers at the holy Darbar of Guru Ram Rai.

    Address: Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara

  • Tapkeshwar Mela

    Held annually on the eve of Shivaratri, Tapkeshwar Mela allows you to seek some divine intervention and enjoy the celebration as well. Thousands of devotees flock to Tapkeshwar Temple to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva.

    Address: Tapkeshwar Temple
    Garhi Cantt Area

  • Laxman Siddh Fair

    You will be surprised to know that every sunday a fair is held at Laxman Siddh, however, the last Sunday of April holds a significant value and it sees a large number of devotees turning up for the event.

    Address: Laxman Siddh

Celebrate and enjoy the festivals which offer you a bag full of happiness and surprises.

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