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Khetlaji Fair is held in the memory of Shri Sonana Khetlaji. Read more about the Khetlaji fair of Rajasthan.

Khetlaji Fair

Location: Sonana, 65 km away from the district headquarters at Pali, Rajasthan.
Significance: It is held in the honor of the deity Shri Sonana Khetlaji, who is believed to have power to grant wishes.
Time of Celebration: For two days in Chaitra Shukla Budi (according to the Hindu calendar), that generally falls in March or April.

There are shops and festivity that is characteristic of all Rajasthani fairs. The bubbling people who throng to the fair in their colorful attire certainly add the charms to this gala occasion. Body tattooing is the favorite indulgence of the people and the fair features troupes of Gair dancers dressed in brightly hued attires and a style, which is typical to the area from where they come.

The horse show is the unique feature of the fair that attracts tourists and one can see hundreds of 'Marwari' horses at the fair that have been well-bred and trained to perform tricks and dance to the beats of drums with the characteristic local rhythm.

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