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Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla is among the famous festivals of Sikhs, mainly celebrated at Anandpur Sahib in Rupnagar District of Punjab. This colorful festival is held in the month of March, on the next day after Holi.

Various martial arts including archery, sword fencing, fancy horse-riding, tent-pegging, and the deft handling of other contraptions of offence and defense are displayed by the Nihangs during this occasion. Spectacular and exciting acts of dare-devilry agilely executed are staged.

The festival ends with a procession taken through the township. Thousands of people come from far-off places to part this festival.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Rupnagar
Location: Anandpur Sahib    


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