International Renuka fair in Sirmour district, HPAs you know that Himachal Pradesh is a land of festival, in this state there are so many festival are celebrated in different district. We are talking about the Renuka fair which is celebrated in the Sirmour district. This festival is celebrated in the memory of mother of Parshu Ram which is Renuka, this fair comes in the month of November. In this article basically we are talking about the history of this fair and how to reach this place, for more information regarding this fair, you have to read the article which is given below.
Story behind this fair
This fair is celebrated in the Renuka place in the memory of great lady Renuka who is the mother of Parshu Ram. It is believed that in ancient times Renuka cursed by the Jadgamini, so her husband and child kills her. So the people of that area remember for a long year for her sacrifice. So in the memory of this lady people celebrated Renuka fair every year in the month of the November and this fair comes 11 days after the Diwali, it will continue for the three days. In this fair all the Devi and Devata from the nearby villages are taken to the lake in the morning and they are bathed in the holy Renuka lake and they are placed in the temple which is on the corner on this lake, and in the afternoon people take blessing from these Gods and in the evening these are taken back to the their place. In this fair so many people came, in which so many shops are present people buy different things and enjoy this fair. On the last day of this fair there is a wrestling event are held in which so many participants participated and who win this will get a cash prize and a gift is given by the chief guest.
In this place there are so many places for wondering like there is a Renuka Lake where you can enjoy boating. In this place thee is zoo in which Tiger, bear and leopard are present. There is also a wild life sanctuary in which so many varieties of flora and fauna are present.
How to reach this place
You can reach this place by bus or taxi. This place is about 30km from the Nahan. You can also reach this place by train and the nearest railway station is in Chandigarh from where it is about 110km. You can also reach this place by aero plane and the nearest airport is in Chandigarh from where it is about 110 km. When you are coming to this fair then during that it is cold so always warm clothes.