'Barah Pathar festival' in DalhousieAs you Himachal Pradesh is a land of Fairs and festival, in this state there are so many festival are held in different district. In this article we are talking about one of the famous festival which is held in Dalhousie in Chamba district in the month of June or July. This festival basically held in Barah Pathar place that's why it is so called 'Barah Pathar Festival'. Basically this article is divided into three parts in which first part include the history of this festival, in 2nd part nearby places are told and in the last part how to reach this place are explained, and if you want more information regarding this festival, you have to read the article which is given below.
History of Barah Pathar Festival
This festival is celebrated in the Chamba district in the month of June July. This is so called Barah Pathar festival because name of the place where it is celebrated is Barah Pathar. This festival is started about 30 years ago. This festival is basically famous for Wrestling. When this festival starts, there is a small ground which surround which there are so many place for the sitting are made. People came from different places and take part in wrestling event and in the last who won this event are honored with prize and cash price by the chief guest of the festival. Apart from this there are so many other shops are present, where people buy sweets and toys for their children. On the upper side of this ground or in front of road there is temple, where in the evening People gathered in this place and pray for their happy life, apart from this there are so many local Devi and Devata are taken from different places.
Around this place there are so many beautiful places for the wondering. There is a Wildlife sanctuary in Kalatop which is about 10km from this place on the Khajjiar, Khajjiar or Mini Switzerland of India is about 15km from this place. The beautiful hill station which is known as Dalhousie is about 8 km from this place. About 1 km from this place on the Dalhousie road there is a point from where you can see the panoramic view of Dalhousie and mountains which are covered with the snow and deodar trees.
How to reach this place
This place is about 8 km from the Dalhousie. You can reach this place bus bus or taxi. This place is cold so when you are coming to this place so always bring warm clothes with yourself.