Where is “Pushkar Fair” held ?

(1) Jodhpur
(2) Ajmer
(3) Jaipur
(4) Udaipur

Correct Answer : (2) The Pushkar Fair is generally held in the town of Pushkar, Ajmer District, Rajasthan.

Explanation :

The Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Camel Fair or Pushkar Mela or Kartik Fair is an annual five day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar between the months of October and November.

It is one of the world’s largest cattle fairs. Apart from the buying and selling of livestock, it has become an important tourist attraction.

Competitions such as the ‘matka phod’, ‘longest moustache’ and ‘bridal competition’ are the main draws for this Pushkar Fair which attracts thousands of tourists.

In recent years, the fair has also included an exhibition football match between the local Pushkar Club and a team of foreign tourists.

Pushkar is a town in the Ajmer district in Rajasthan State of India. It is one of the oldest existing cities of India. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake.

The Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Camel Fair or Pushkar Mela is an annual five day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar, Ajmer District, Rajasthan.
A Camel cart at the Pushkar Fair

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