Bihar:World famous Sonepur Cattle fair will begin today at Harihar Kshetra on the confluence of rivers Ganga and Gandak in Saran district.
The fair would continue for a month. Since Bihar is an agriculture based state, the fair assumes much importance as people comes from different parts of the state to purchase and sell domesticated cattles.
One important feature of the fair would be holy dip of Kartik Purnima on Wednesday when large number of people plunge into water at the sangam of the two rivers.
Source :All India Radio