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Surajkund Mela Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Hindi Language

India is a land of festivals and fairs. Because of cultural and religion diversity (विविधता – Vividhata), there is a festival (त्योहार – Thyohar) or fair (मेला – Mela) almost every week. Out of this fairs, there is a handicraft fair which is called Surajkund Mela (सूरजकुंड मेला) worth mentioning. This fair is organized every year in the month of February. It is organized in Surajkund town in Faridabad city which is located in the outskirts (उपनगर – Upnagar) of New Delhi.

The fair showcases some of the best crafts in wood, metal, bamboo, iron, glass, textiles and stone from almost every corner of India. Many craftsmen (शिल्पी – Shilpi) from nearby countries also participate in this fair. The unique feature of this fair is, each year the fair is organized (संयोजित – Sanyojit) with a theme based on a state of India. The venue is decorated (सज्जित – Sajjit) with specific colors, materials, architecture, furniture and decorations so as to give its visitor ambiance (परिवेश – Parivesh) of that state.


Another feature of this fair is its cultural programs such as traditional folk dance and music performances from Indian and international artists. The fair also features a food festival which present some of the popular cuisines from different (विभिन्न – Vibhinn) parts of the country. If you are visiting Delhi in the month of February, this is one of the event that you must not miss as it gives a glimpse of Indian traditional crafts, folk dances, music, cuisine and much more.

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Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.


  1. Kumudini:

    आपके द्वारा अपलोड किये गए इस अंश को अपनी कक्षा के साथ बांटने की अनुमति चाहती हूँ. मैं एक आई . बी स्कूल में हिंदी की अध्यापिका हूँ और अपने एक विषय भारत की सांस्कृतिक विविधता को अपने बच्छों के और आकर्षक तरीके से प्रस्तुत करने के लिए यह अंश उन्हें दिखाना चाहती हूँ .. आप आज्ञा दें और मुझे अनुगृहीत करें.
    धन्यवाद सहित,
    कुमुदिनी मेंडा

    • Nitin Kumar:

      @Kumudini श्रीमती/कुमारी कुमुदिनी मेंडा जी,

      मैं आप को यह अंश को आपके छात्रों में वितरण की अनुमति प्रदान करता हूँ।
      आशा करता हूँ की यह जानकारी आपके छात्रों के लिए लाभकारक होगी।

      नितिन कुमार