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Bissu Mela 2024 date – Bissu Fair at Senthoora Devi Temple

Bissu Fair is observed is held at the famous Senthoora Devi Temple near Kempty, 5 kms from Mussoorie in Uttarakhand in India. Bissu Mela 2024 date is April 15. The fair is observed for a week. It is celebrated to mark the harvesting season in the Jaunpur area near Mussoorie. The fair is held during the Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during waxing phase of moon in Chaitra month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Santoora Devi is a manifestation of Goddess Durga worshipped in the Jaunpur region of Himalayas. People from adjacent villages trek to Senthoora Devi Temple to celebrate the festival. The festivities begin with special offering to Maa Santoora Devi.

The festival reflects the cultural heritage and tradition of Jaunpur region. The fair held during the period is very famous in the region.