Jarag Fair is a prominent fair, held at Jarag village, in Ludhiana District
. It falls in the lunar month of Chet (March-April). Also known as Baheria Fair, Jarag Fair is held in honor of Goddess Seetla - the goddess of small pox. Special sweets known as gurgulas are made as offerings to the goddess and thereafter to the donkey who is her favorite. Puja
s are also performed on this occasion. The highlight of the fair is the colorfully dressed donkeys, with bells or conch shells and beads around the neck.