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Nabanna Mela

A heritage fair, Nabanna is held at Kulgachia, a suburb in Howrah District of West Bengal. It falls during January and lasts for seven days.

Competitions such as Pithe Making and Seat-and Draw are organized on this occasion. Also, rare items of rural Bengal such as Dhenki - an old-style domestic rice mill - and different varieties of paddy are exhibited. Cultural programs such as Baul song, Chhou-dance and Kobi-gaan are the other accompaniments of this festival.

Updated on 2nd July, 2005
District: Howrah


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