Fairs & Festivals

The district is also popular for the fairs organized here. As per Ramayana, the district is the home town of Shravan who was mistakenly killed by King Dasharatha. During Magh Purnima which falls on a full moon day in the month of February an annual fair is conducted on Shravan Kshetra that is attended by numerous people from in and out of Ambedkar Nagar.

The mela of Kichaucha Shareef in Baskhari is also very popular in the district which falls on the 27th day of Moharam. This mela is celebrated on remembrance of the great Sufi saint, Hazrat Makhdoom Sultan Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani. The other popular events that are celebrated at grand scale in the district are the Muharram Azadari and Amari.