: Pithoragarh (Uttranchal )
: Longest fair of Kumaon Region
In The Months of
: March and October
Punyagiri Shakti Peeth (20 km. from Tanakpur) located on the top of a mountain on the right bank of the river Kali is the site for many fairs.
The temple is extremely crowded during the Navratris. Punyagiri fair is held in the Hindu months of
Ashwin and Chaitra, corresponding to the months of March-April and September-October, respectively.
The Punyagiri Fair, initial from Vishuwat Sankranti is the longest fair of
kumaon, lasting for about 40 days.