Chandrabhaga fair is held every year at Jhalrapatan
(6kms from Jhalawar) in the month of Kartik (Oct-Nov).
The River Chadrabhaga runs here and is considered holy by the
people residing in this part of Rajasthan. On the Full moon
night of 'Kartik purnima', thousands of pilgrims take a
holy dip in the river. The fair, held on the last day of Kartik,
attracts devotees who bathe in the holy waters at this spot
which is known as Chandravati.
A big cattle fair which blends religion with commerce is held
here. Livestock like Cows, horses, buffaloes,
camels and bullocks are brought from distant parts for sale.
Traders from various parts of Madhya-Pradesh and Maharashtra
converge here and brisk trading takes place. The fair provides
an opportunity for the tourists to acquaint themselves with the
people of this region and their rituals and traditions.
Ramganj Mandi is the nearest Railway Station(25kms).
Jhalawar is well connected to Kota, Bundi and Jaipur. National
Highway No.12 passes through Jhalawar. Buses are available from
all major cities.