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Kullu Culture

The natives of Kullu are mostly peace loving and hospitable. The cool atmosphere of the hills here is perfectly complemented by the warm and tranquil social fabric of the place.
Fairs and festivals are a prominent scene of the land of Kullu. On the land of Kullu, The people celebrates many fairs and festivals. Dresses, jewelries, flowers, etc make the land very colorful. In all the festivals the local people organize fairs to pay homage to their local gods.
They offer puja to their gods because of the enhancement in their crop, rain, etc. They also worship god in case of their social and cultural life revolves around their gods and goddesses. Different people worshipped numbers of gods. Because of this reason Kullu can also be called as the land of gods.

Kullu Festivals

Dussehra: Dussehra is one of the premier festivals of Himachal Pradesh and Kullu is the crux of all celebrations of the occasion. It is observed in the month of October in Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is celebrated in the Dhalpur maidan in the Kullu valley. It begins on ‘Vijaya dashmi’ and continues for seven days. Its history dates back to the 17th century when local King Jagat Singh installed an idol of Raghunath on his throne as a mark of penance. After this, god Raghunath was declared as the ruling deity of the Valley. The State government has accorded the status of International festival to the Kullu Dussehra, which attracts tourists in large numbers.