Dolmela is organised at the Dol Talab (Pond) in the
Baran city from Jaljhulni Akadshi. The main attraction of this day is a
big Shobha Yatra (procession) which have about 54 Dev Viman
(The Holy Statue Carriers) which is also known as
DOL, of all the major temples of the city. In this
procession some Akhadas also demonstrates their Kartab (type
of physical exercise). The procession started from Shreeji temple comes to the
Dol Talab where all the Dev Vimans are worshiped and then these are
sent back to the respective temples. This fair is organised for 15 days which is
very popular among the local residents as well as the residents from the
Rajasthan state. People from adjoining Madhya Pradesh also visit for this fair.
This fair is the symbol of communal harmony in the area. This fair is one of the
main fairs of the Rajasthan state.
Holy place Sitabri
is about 45 Km. from the Baran city near the Kelwara Kasba. A big fair is
organised here on Jeshta Amavasya. Lakhs of people come here
fair. This fair is taken as Kumbh in the Sahariya tribe. The
Swyambar (marriage function) of Sahariya tribes is organised
in this fair where people comes from all over Rajasthan state and adjoining
A Sahariya boy
drops the handkerchief for proposing Sahariya girl, if the Sahariya girls
accepts the Handkerchief, it is said that they are agreed for marriage. The
bride and grooms take the 7 rounds (sat phere) of the Barnawa
tree and after the blessings of their parents they are accepted as married
This fair is also
called as animal fair where good varieties of Cow, Buffalo etc.
selling-purchasing are made.
This fair is organised in the old fort near Sorsan
about 20 Km. from Baran. This is the only Donkey fair in the Hadoti region.
Brahmani Mataji temple is in this
The idol of the presiding deity, Brahmani Mata, is situated under a large
natural rock in the cave. Akhand Jyothi - the uninterrupted oil lamp - is
one of the prime attractions here. This fair is organised in
Magh-Shukla-Saptmi. Other animals are also brought for selling-purchasing in
this fair but mostly Donkey & Kachhar are sold and purchased in the
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