The 2016 International Minjar fair has started in which state of India?
The 2016 International Minjar fair has started in Chamba town, Himachal Pradesh. This 8-day long fair is a symbol of national integration and is organized to thank god and his blessings for a good yield. As per tradition, the idol of Lord Raghuvira is brought in a chariot in procession to the Chogan Maidan and people offer Minjar to Lord Raghuvira. This Minjar is made up of maize and wrapped in red fabric to offer to the deities. In it, hundreds of deities from Chamba district took part in the procession amid cultural songs.