The famous Johadji Sahib fair, located in the princely state of Patta Mahlog under Kasauli sub-division of Solan, is starting from April 2. Celebrated for nearly four centuries, this ancient historical fair is a symbol of Hindu-Sikh unity. In this fair, which lasts for two weeks, devotees from many states including Himachal, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh reach the gurudwara to visit the Sheesh Navane. The fair will end on the day of Vaisakhi on April 14. Baba Gangdas, Baba Kharak Singh and Baba Jawahar Singh have also meditated at this place.The speciality of the johad located here is that it never dries up despite being on a high peak. Due to being Johad, this place is known as Johadji Sahib. There is a small cave at this place and the devotees coming to the fair enter this small cave and exit. Direct bus service of Transport Corporation is available from Nalagarh for the devotees. Special buses are also engaged during the fair from Nalagarh, Ropar, Chandigarh and Kalka.The fair is held first for the country accompaniment and then for the hill accompaniment. In the fair, from April 2 to 5, Sangat Doaba, from April 6 to 7, Nalagarh, Sangat Arki (Baghal) princely region on April 8 and 9, Mahlog, Kuthad, Beja and Patiala from April 10 to 14. takes.
Famous Johadji Sahib Fair, a symbol of Hindu-Sikh unity, is celebrated for 12 days in Kasauli
By Yogesh BhardwajUpdated:2 Mins Read