Festivals & Occassions

Like all other parts of West Bengal Bishnupur celebrates most of the common Pujas and festival but snake festival (Jhapan) in August, Ultorath and the Bishnupur fair in December, is a special occasion when fairs are held. Since the reign of Malla Kings Durgapujas are held in a befitting manner by the citizens who have a little financial capability in every Mallas. A large noumber of Durg Mandop can be seen here. It is the greatest festival of this area and a canon burst here during auscipious moment of “Astami” when a large number of spectators wideness that canon burst assembling near the fort of Malla Kings at Rajdarbar.