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Festivals and Events in Dehradun

There are many festivals and events celebrated in Dehradun. The Jhanda Fair is celebrated on the fifth day after Holi in March/April. The fair honours Guru Ram Rai who arrived in Dehradun in 1699 and built a Gurudwara called Guru Ram Rai Durbar. Guru Ram Rai hoisted his flag on the Gurdwara. Since then followers assemble and the flag is unfurled amidst a lot of ceremony at the Jhanda Chowk of Dehradun.

The Shivratri fair is celebrated at the Tapkeshwar temple in Dehradun. Thousands of devotees of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati assemble at the temple during the annual Shivratri fair.

The Lakhawar Fair is celebrated in the Lakhawar village during the months of September-October. The festivities are heightened with music, sports competitions and dance performances.

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