Madhavpur Mela 2024 – Madhavpur Ghed, Porbandar, Gujarat

Published By: Jignesh Gohel on March 28, 2024

Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat will take place from 17th April 2024 to 20th April 2024. Madhavpur festival celebrates the beautiful moments of Lord Krishna and Rukshmani’s journey which starts from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat. The Government of Gujarat and the central government together maintain our relationship of historical culture with Arunachal Pradesh. These cultural events are essential to sustain our culture.

Krishna and Rukmani marriage performance at Madhavpur fair

The festival is celebrated in the month of Chaitra which falls between March and April according to the Hindu calendar. The festival is celebrated for five days and is marked by various cultural programs and events. The main attractions during the Madhavpur Fair are cultural performances based on Lord Krishna and Rukhmani themes and Musical troupes will sing songs related to Rukmini. Dance-dramas based on Rukmini-Krishna legends from Arunachal and Manipur and folk dance. People from all over Gujarat and neighboring states come to Madhavpur to attend this Porbandar Mela and take part in the celebrations.

Madhavpur Fair is celebrated in Madhavpur Ghed, which is an ancient sacred place by preparing colorful chariots.

Did you know that last year, the Chief Minister of Assam attended the ending ceremony of Madhavpur Mela and even shared on their Twitter account “It was an exhilarating experience to attend the closing ceremony of the Madhavpur Mela”. The event also garnered attention from the Prime Minister, who replied to the tweet “Great cultural synergy between Gujarat and the Northeast thanks to the Madhavpur Mela”.

Ancient Madhavpur Temple

The Ancient Madhavrai temple of Madhavpur is the sign of the marriage place of Lord Krishna and Rukhmani.

Madhavpur Ancient Temple

Shree Madhavrai Temple

To maintain our culture and religion, the new Madhavrai temple was built by Shri Rupani ba, the raajmata of Porbandar in 1840. The temple which is situated near the Madhavpur beach, you can have a great evening by spending time with nature.

Shree Madhavrai Temple

Madhavpur Mela 2024 Attractions

Madhavpur Mela Cultural Performance
  • Cultural Programs
  • Craft Exhibitions
  • Food Stalls
  • Adventure Activities
  • Sand Sculpture Exhibition
  • Religious Significance

Important Details Regarding Madhavpur Fair 2024

Madhavpur fair cultural event
Madhavpur Mela 2024 DateApril 17, 2024, to April 20, 2024
Madhavpur Mela Timing05:00 PM forwards
Madhavpur Mela LocationMadhavpur Ghed, Dist. Porbandar, Gujarat

Glimpses of Madhavpur Fair 2024

How to Reach Madhavpur Ghed Fair

  • By Air: The nearest airport to reach Madhavpur is Rajkot International Airport, which is approximately 200 km away.
  • By Train: The nearest railway station to this place is Porbandar railway station, located 60 km away. The station is well-linked to various small and big cities in Gujarat.
  • By Road: Madhavpur is well connected with Gujarat’s major cities like Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Porbandar, and Junagarh by road.

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When is the Madhavpur Mela held?

Madhavpur Mela is celebrated every year in the month of Chaitra according to the Hindu calendar, which typically falls in March or April.

What are the main attractions of Madhavpur Fair 2024?

The main attractions of the Madhavpur Fair include cultural performances, folk music, dance, street food, handicrafts & a vibrant fair.

How can I reach Madhavpur village?

Madhavpur village is located in the Porbandar district of Gujarat. The nearest airport is in Porbandar & the nearest railway station is in Porbandar.

Is there an entry fee for Madhavpur Mela?

No, there is no entry fee for Madhavpur Mela. It is a free festival & everyone is welcome to attend.

Are there any accommodations available for visitors during Madhavpur Mela?

Yes, there are several accommodations available for visitors including hotels, guesthouses & homestays.

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