Held on the second Sunday of August, the fair commences with the offering of ‘minjar’ that includes golden silk wrapped in red fabric, a coconut, a seasonal fruit and one rupee coin. The fair is held at Choughan area and the place is turned into a commercial centre. The flag hoisting ceremony is followed by week-long cultural and social events. In a chariot pulled by ropes, more than 200 deities are taken out in a procession. On the last day of the fair, a parade takes place from Akhand Chandi Palace to Ravi River where offerings are made.
Timings for Minjar Mela in Chamba