Gangaur 2022 in India began on Monday, 18 March, and ends on Thursday, 4th April.
Gangaur is one of the most popular summer festivals in India which is celebrated in various parts of Rajasthan, mostly in Jaipur. Gangaur is the color festival of Rajasthan thus which attracts a huge number of tourists. The festival signifies the celebration of spring and harvest. Gana signifies Lord Shiva, and Gangaur symbolizes Lord Shiva and Parvati together.
This festival is all about honoring Goddess Gauri or Parvati wife of Lord Shiva and makes clay models of Shiva and Parvati, married and unmarried women take part in the festival for the happy married life, take day-long fast for marital happiness and prepare delicious dishes for the family. The locals of Rajasthan hope that Goddess Parvati represents perfection and marital love, thus, the Gangaur festival has a lot of importance among them.
Gangaur 2022 lasts for 18 days, Rajasthani folk music, dance, puppet shows, sumptuous food stalls, and astounding fireworks are the highlights of this fest.