Bendur / Pola

Bendur or Pola is an agricultural festival celebrated in Maharashtra on the no moon day of Hindu month Shravana. Bullocks, traditionally who assist the farmer in his agricultural work, are decorated and fed with special food. It's their day of the year. In some of the villages, various kinds of competitions are organised for bullocks.

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Activities

  1. The bulls are given a bath from horns to tails with colored horns, ropes changed with new bells tied to their necks.
  2. Turmeric paste and oil is applied on the body of the cow, ox, and bullocks and their bodies decorated with beautiful ornaments.
  3. The farmers, bulls, and oxen rest on this day, while women decorate their houses with rangoli, tie decorative threads at their entrance, and worship the animals.
  4. Women also cook delicious food and the family members take the blessing of the bulls and oxen by touching their feet.

Organized By

Maharashtra Tourism Divisional Office
Deputy Director
Parytan Bhavan, Near Govt. Rest House, Golf club grond, Nashik 422002
02532570059

How to reach

The nearest airport is Nashik, which is 232 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Jalgaon, which is 3 KMs away.
The nearest bus stand is Jalgaon, which is 2KMs away.
Event Details
Venue Address
Jalgaon, Maharashtra
Date Time

27 Aug 2022 - 27 Aug 2022

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

TICKET INFORMATION

Free

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