Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India Fast, Fairs and Festivals of India
Venue : Shiva Temple At Masi (Almora).
Held On : Vishuvat Sankranti Day
Main activity : Fish catching
The Somnath Fair held on Vishuwat Sankranti day is celebrated in the Shiva Temple at Masi, Almora. It is a famous fair of Pali Pachhaun. Brisk business takes place during the fair and animals, specially bullocks & calves are sold. The villagers bearing tumra come with 'jaal', 'fatyav' and 'hathiya' to the river, to catch fish. The fish festival is locally known as 'Dahau'.