During the inauguration, Minister Shakuntala Rawat said that Shekhawati festival has become the hallmark of Laxmangarh. District Collector Avichal Chaturvedi said that Laxmangarh was maintaining its distinct identity in Shekhawati area. Mansions, forts, food and drink etc. are the hallmarks of Shekhawati culture. The participation of locals in the Shekhawati Mela, which has been going on for the last two years, has been increasing.
He said that this time traditional sports competitions have also been included in the Shekhawati Mela, due to which the local people would also participate in the Shekhawati Mela. Chaturvedi said that various types of paintings have been carved in the mansions of Laxmangarh. It tells the stories of Shekhawati culture in itself.
Shekhawati festival Will run until March 22. Visitors will be able to enjoy various interesting competitions such as arts and crafts, rural sports activities and camel, horse dance and matka races. People from other districts also come during the fair. If Kovid’s restrictions are lifted this time around, more people will come.