Ghaze Mian ka Mela

Ghaze Mian ka mela is a fun filled festival which takes place at the Shehzadi ka Rauza on the last weekend of the month of Jesht (May – June). Not much is known about its history and relevance or about Ghaze Mian, the man after whom it is so named; in spite of this, it is celebrated with great enthusiasm.

Families gorge on an assortment of sweetmeats like Gond ki Mithai, Halwa etc. and seasonal fruits like watermelons. This festival holds special significance for newly wed couples. On the first day of the mela, newly wed women immerse their husbands’ sehras in the Parmeshwar Pond. On the second day, the girl’s side invites the boy’s family for a picnic followed by kite flying, this program is traditionally called ‘bagh mein jana’.

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