Nauchandi Mela is annually held after the Holi festival and the fair attracts nearly a 100,000 people. Nauchandi Mela 2017 date is March 14. The mela lasts for a month and is famous for its crafts. Numerous religious activities are also part of the fair.
It is believed that the Nauchandi Mela began to commemorate the building of the
Chandi Temple in
by Mandodari, the wife of the demon king, Ravana. Meerut
Shopkeepers from all over Uttar Pradesh and
North India put up stalls in the fair – more than 1000
stalls are put in a 4 square kilometer area. The fair offers various kinds of crafts,
utensils, entertainments and food.