The international Pushkar Fair 2014 began on 30oct. comes to an end. The fair is a fusion of two events spiritual event which is celebrated on the pious Pushkar Lake and another is cattle trading which takes place in fair-ground (mela – ground) along with the various cultural events.
As per district administration reported to The Hindu 9,239 animals including camels, horses, cows and others brought to Pushkar Fair 2014 by their owners for sale. Around 7,000 foreign tourists came to witness this magnificent event and around 3 lakhs of domestic tourist and pilgrims took holy dip in Pushkar Lake.
The Pushkar town turns into a colorful campus with rows of makeshift tents and stalls in streets selling various items including crafts.
Pushkar Maha Arti, Camel Dance, Rajasthani Cultural Games, and musical concert of Sufi Singer Kavita were the main attraction of Pushkar Fair 2014. Although a rumor of bomb blast brought some incontinence during Pushkar Fair 2014 otherwise number of foreign tourist could have gone above the mentioned.