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Pushkar Fair : A Camel Mela.

Lens Eye - News Portal - Pushkar Fair : A Camel Mela.Ajmer, Rajasthan 19 November 2014  :: Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 11,000 camels, horses and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period of around fourteen days.Lens Eye - News Portal - Pushkar Fair : A Camel Mela.For visitors it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the colour, spectacle and carnival of one of the last great traditional melas, which brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan.Lens Eye - News Portal - Pushkar Fair : A Camel Mela.The original intention behind the Pushkar Camel Fair was to attract local camel and cattle traders to do business during the holy Kartik Purnima festival, held in Pushkar around the full moon in the Hindu lunar month of Kartika. The fair has now also become a major tourist attraction.

The holy city of Pushkar is located in the Ajmer district of Rajasthan, India. Pushkar is one of the five sacred dhams or pilgrimage sites for devout Hindus. One of the oldest cities of India. Pushkar lies on the shore of the sacred Pushkar Lake.

Photographs by Seema Thakur and Arpit Gupta.

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