India, Oct. 18 -- The grandeur of yearly month-long famous Kota Dussehra fair will not be seen this year along with the Dussehra fairs in Kullu and Mysore due to restrictions in place to contain Covid-19. The cancellation of the Kota Dussehra mela is only the second such instance in its 126 year history, said experts.

Kota Dussehra fair is not only the biggest Dussehra fair of Rajasthan but is also in the league of famous Dussehra fairs in the country. The main cultural event of the coaching city witnesses a footfall of over 50,000 to 1 lakh visitors every day during the fair at the Dussehra 'mela' ground in Kota city.

Commissioner of the Kota municipal corporation (KMC), south, Kirti Rathore said the fair had been cancelled due to the ...