After two years, the Surajkund fair is once again held in Faridabad. It was not organized for the last two years due to the corona virus epidemic. It has started from March 19 and will continue till April 4 in Faridabad area of Haryana.
Before the corona virus epidemic, this fair used to be held every year in the month of Farveer in Surajkund, however, this year its schedule was changed due to Kovid-19. Disclosing more details, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that this time Jammu and Kashmir will be a ‘Partner State’ in the 35th edition of the fair.
Addressing the press conference, he said that artists from 20 countries will participate in the fair, and this time e-ticketing will be available. According to the Haryana Tourism Department website, thousands of visitors attend the Surajkund Mela every year, as it showcases the richness and diversity of India’s handloom, handicrafts and cultural fabric, and is the largest crafts fair in the world.
The theme state of 35th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2022 is ‘Jammu and Kashmir’, which will present its distinctive culture and rich heritage through handicrafts and art forms. Artists from Jammu and Kashmir will perform, and one can buy the exquisite crafts and other items of Jammu and Kashmir from the stalls present there.