|Beautiful and exotic Rabari girls|
When Gujarat's Tarnetar Fair was a Sex Hotspot
This is my personal experience in 2006-7 of a whirlwind of colors, vibrant tribal beauty, romance and music, dances and oozing sex, where prostitutes were roaming on the way and in the fair. Perhaps, now the scene has changed to an incredible zest and extravaganza, but still you can observe raw tribal beauty and feel sex in the air which lingers on.
You don’t believe. Isn’t it?
Well, here is a report appeared in one of the most trusted newspaper “The Times of India” at that time. It collaborates what I experienced.
Summary: TARNETAR: It is not just villagers and tourists, who flock to Gujarat's famous Tarnetar fair in Surendranagar district. Sex workers too made a beeline for the fair, keeping in mind that thousands of people visit the fair and stay overnight for the entire duration. Local residents too have been noticing that areas near the fair grounds are becoming a
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Today, Tarnetar Fair is an out of this world experience!
|The Tarnetar Fair today|
|Pre engagement celebrations|
This is one of the most important fairs of Gujarat. The fair is attended by colorful men and beautiful women of various tribes. All these tribes mingle together to enjoy and celebrate the legendary marriage of Draupadi with Arjuna in the popular epic Mahabharata.
India’s Biggest Engagement Fair
! Colorful Brides and Grooms
|A sexy tribal girl. |
A celebration of ethnic Gujarat’s folk-dance, music, costumes and the arts, centered around young tribal men and women seeking marriage partners.
There is a tradition of sexy tribal girls getting their tattoos done at the fair on their neck, before engagement, probably to look sexier? But in this picture, it's already done, then what? I was curious, but dared not to probe further
|1. Innocence 2. A bit shy before engagement/ 3. An exotic tribal beauty|
Here the many colorful costumes, glittering ornaments and free-spirited movements of folk dances, all combine to create a memorable scene. As the dancers surge in waves of circular movement, the incessant throbbing of the drums keeps them moving in unison, and the drum beats continue throughout the day even as the dancers change from one group to the next.
|My goodness! How she is looking and smiling at?|
This was my 2nd visit after 2006-7. I was stunned at the transformation of the past to an exotic and a romantically thrilling scene of passion and grandeur at the fair, where tribal rugged beauties look at you and giggle or smile!
Beautiful Rabari women of nearby Zalawad perform the famous circular folk dance called "Rahado". Their marital status is indicated clearly by their costumes; a black
Looking for a fun?
Then dress as above and enjoy once in a lifetime experience
Don’t miss the special packages and tented accommodations offered by the office of Gujarat tourism.
When is the fair?The Tarnetar fair is held every around August-September for three days.
The Tarnetar Fair is held 8 km from the town of Thangadh, in Surendranagar District. This is the nearest railway station, on the Ahmedabad-Hapa broad gauge line. The nearest town with road transportation to other places is Chotila, 25 km from Thangadh, which is connected by ST buses from Rajkot (75 km), Jamnagar (162 km), Ahmedabad (196 km) or Porbandar (252 km.) From Bhavnagar, Chotila can be reached either via Rajkot, a trip of 264 km, or via Botad, a short journey of 190 km.
Private bus companies serving Tarnetar Fair can be found at Tarnetar.com
An Interesting Fact
|Exquisitely embroidered Umbrella|
Their intention is to entice the girls with their art,
It is not surprising that, before the fair is over, they usually meet the lady of their choice.
And you may also find one if desire so!
Event calendar for the next two years
2016 05-09-2016 to 07-09-2016
2017 25-08-2017 to 27-08-2017
You are requested to check the exact dates with Gujarat Tourism office before finalizing your travel plans for this festival.
Must do activitiesIf you are planning to visit the Tarnetar fair you must do following three things:
- Watch the spectacular dances performed by men and women that resembles how rams butt their heads and lock horns during rutting season.
- Ride a camel or horse or a bullock cart to get the feel of the Tarnetar fair.
- This region is famous for the production of peanuts, spices and herbs. So try some of the local foods made with these ingredients.
Gujarat Tourism-Tarnetar fair