Banjara Utsav at Pohragad

Banjara Utsav is annually observed in Chaitra Month. It is associated with the Banjara community, spread across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Thousands of people participate in this annual gathering of Banjaras. In 2017, Banjara Utsav at Pohragad begins on April 4.

The Samadhi of Guru Sevalal Maharaj is located at Pohragad. Sevabhaya or Sevalal Maharaj is the guide and philosopher of the Banjara community.

Various activities are held during the utsav. This includes cultural programs, prayer meetings, satsangs, bhandara and charity.

A fair is also held on the occasion.

Banjara Utsav begins on Chaitra Shukla Paksha Ashtami tithi or the eighth day during the waxing phase of moon in chaitra month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.