Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

Q.  Consider the following pairs of fairs / festivals and their respective states:
1: Moatsu Mong Festival – Nagaland
2: Minjar Festival – Chhattisgarh
3: Vautha Fair – Karnataka
Which of the above is / are correct pairs?


a. Only 1 & 2
b. Only 2 & 3
c. Only 1 & 3
d. Only 1


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Moatsu Mong Festival, Nagaland
This festival is celebrated in the first week of May and is known as the spring festival of Nagaland. The festival marks completion of the sowing season. Dance and music form a major part of the festival.
Minjar, Himachal Pradesh
This festival is popular worldwide and is usually held in the month of July and August. The festival celebrates the history of chamba and thus is a major tourist attraction. You’ll spot localites dressed up in colorful silk costumes and offering prayer at the Laxmi Narayan Temple.
Vautha fair, Gujarat
This is a large animal fair in Gujarat. The main attraction of the fair are the donkeys and camels decorated with colors. The fair is celebrated in the holy place of Saptasangam, where seven rivers meet and devotees take holy bath. Handicrafts, food stalls, and other attractions are also a part of the fair.
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