Traditional Fag Festival organised to welcome Spring season

A four-day traditional Fag festival has been organised with pomp by the villagers in Rampur near Shimla to welcome the spring season. The Fag festival is a historic traditional festival of the locals of hill-state Himachal Pradesh. This four-day long festival started a day after Holi and will conclude today. One of organisers B.R.Negi said. Hundreds of villagers come along with the palanquins of their local deities in Rampur to celebrate this festival. Three local deities come here with the Royal family along with15 deities for the traditional fair. Villagers from Kullu and Shimla districts on both sides of Sutlaj river Basin come to take the blessings of the deities