Madhavpur Fair – Madhavpur, Porbandar, Gujarat

One of the most memorable event of Shri Krishna’s life which embarks him as God of love is his marriage to devi Rukmani. Krishna’s wife Rukmani was daughter of legendary King Bhishmak who ruled his kingdom ‘Vidarbha’ (today’s Arunachal Pradesh). Rukmani was deeply in love with Krishna and was determined to marry him. But her brother loaded with disgust towards Krishna, forced her to get marri....
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This 4 days-long ‘Utsav’ (Fair) sees vibrant cultural trail of art, dance, music, poetry, story-telling and folk drama from Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and other North-Eastern States with the aim to integrate the rich cultures of the two regions.   In the past enactment of Rukmani-Haran, folk songs and dances related to Krishna- Rukmani have been performed by troupes including special talents from Assam, Manipur, and Arunachal. Lord Krishna gifted ‘Raas’ to Gujarat which is a dance form that celebrates love. And his grand daughter-in-law Usha gifted Garaba originally known as ‘Lasya’ Nritya which celebrates fertility, womanhood, and pay respect to every form of mother goddess.  Performance of these dances from various artists from both the regions is display of union in true sense. 

Organized By

District Administration Porbandar
JMW4+29X, Jilla Seva Sadan - I, Porbandar Airport Area, Porbandar, Gujarat 360577

How to reach

The nearest airport is Porbandar, which is 58 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Porbandar, which is 58 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Porbandar, which is 58KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Madhavpur Village
Date Time

30 Mar 2023 - 2 Apr 2023




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