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Inside The Sarangkheda Festival

Imagine a festival dedicated entirely to the best horses in the country - horses that can race, rear and even dance. Sarangkheda festival at Shahada Taluka is as magnificent as it gets. An unknown genius described riding as ‘the art of keeping a horse between you and the ground’. If…

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2 करोड़ की लगी इस घोड़ी की बोली, पीती है 8 लीटर दूध और मिनरल वॉटर

मुंबई : महाराष्‍ट्र में 300 साल पुराना चेतक फेस्‍ट‍िवल चल रहा है। दरअसल, राज्‍य के नंदूरबार जिले के सारंगखेडा में यह मशहूर अश्‍व मेला लगता है जहां दूर दूर से लोग घोड़ों की खरीदारी करने आते हैं। साथ ही यहां अलग अलग नस्‍ल के घोड़े प्रदर्श‍ित भी किए जाते हैं। भास्‍कर…

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State to set up horse museum at Sarangkheda in Nandurbar

The famous horse market at Sarangkheda in tribal-dominated Nandurbar district is set to get bigger with the state government deciding to build a "horse museum" there. A press release from the government said that chief minister Devendra Fadnavis performed the ground-breaking ceremony for the proposed museum yesterday. Local MP Hina…

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Oscar vs Bahubali: India’s oldest horse fair rides high

As warming rays of the winter sun touch the banks of river Tapi, Raj Satpute’s eyes remain transfixed on the silhouette of a stallion warming up at brisk speed in an enclosed field. The seal brown charger with white hooves and a lean, athletic build races around a set circumference…

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Chetak Festival concludes with sale of 1053 horses worth Rs 3.57 crore

The Sarangkheda Chetak festival  which exhibited the stunning diversity of horses to the world since past 300 year annually, concluded with the sale of 1053 horses with the value of Rs 3.57 Crore. Also, state owned Maharashtra Tourism Corporation Limited which organised the event (MTDC) has also planned to develop…

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Celebrating 300-year-old heritage at Sarangkheda Chetak Festival 2017

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation has organised Sarangkheda Chetak Festival 2017 from 3rd December 2017 to 2nd Jan 2018 to attract domestic and foreign tourists in Nandurbar district. The 31 days of Sarangkheda Chetak Festival 2017 has observed the arrival of more than 2500 horses at the major horse carnivals in…

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Here’s Why Paras Tomar Loves Sarangkheda Chetak Festival

For more than 300 years now, Sarangkheda in Nandurbar district has been hosting a horse trading festival called as 'Sarangkheda Chetak Festival'. It is a celebration of the finest breeds of horses across the country. Horses from Kashmir to Kanyakumari all are brought down to Sarangkheda during the festival to…

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A celebration of the finest equestrian breeds

For more than 300 years, Sarangkheda, a village in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra, has been hosting Chetak Festival – a celebration of the finest equestrian breeds. A festival that lasts for a month, it is a rare, yet spectacular sight to witness more than 2000 majestic horses in a single…

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More than 2500 horses transported to Maharashtra

The 31 days of Sarangkheda Chetak Festival 2017 has observed the arrival of more than 2500 horses at the major horse carnivals in the State of Maharashtra. The festival also exhibited horse dance shows and pawara, a tribal dance by the locals of Nandurbar district which grabbed the attention of…

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One of the largest horse fairs

Sarangkheda festival was organized by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) in order to boost tourism in Nandurbar. The festival witnessed the arrival of more than 2500 horses at its market place which is also one of the largest horse fairs in the country. Source: http://www.afternoondc.in/business-investment/business-shots/article_210806

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