Night view of Baisakhi Mela, Udhampur

Baisakhi Mela

Baisakhi Mela In Udhampur town of Jammu and Kashmir, a 3-day long Baisakhi mela observed at Devika Ghats every year with joy and fervour. In Dogri language, Baisakhi is also known by ‘Basoa’ (बसोआ)   Baisakhi festival is observed on 13th or 14th April every year. Baisakhi Mela is the most vibrant and colorful aspect…

Jhiri Fair

Jhiri Mela – A tribute to Baba Jitto

Jhiri Mela Jhiri Mela (pronounced as चीड़ी मेला in Dogri language) is an annual fair held in Jammu every year in the months of October-November. It lasts for almost 7-8 days.   Every year, the fair is celebrated to salute the courage of a legendary Dogra farmer, who sacrificed his life to ensure justice to…