Jonbeel Mela in Assam

See details about Jonbeel Mela, a fair of tribals of Assam and liked by tourists.

If you are at Guwahati in winters, you should not miss the opportunity to visit Jonbeel Mela of Assam. You can have the glimpse of a market or bazar where different tribes like the Tiwas, Karbis, Khasis, Jaintias from the Meghalaya hills come down with their various products for this mela. These tribes exchange their products with local people, a kind of barter system which rarely exist now a days in modern era.

Attraction of Jonbeel Mela, Assam

The Jonbeel mela starts after performing a grand puja of fire for wellbeing of mankind and villages. During the mela there are traditional tribal dances to attract more and more local people and tourist for better business in exchanging their products. King of Tiwa known as Govaraja also collect taxes from these tribals. Several antique and unique products are brought by these tribes which is worth exchanging if you visit once.

Location, venue, time and duration of Jonbeel Mela, Assam

Jonbeel Mela is held at Jonbeel of Jagiroad. Distance of Jonbeel from Guwahati is about 32 Kms. Jonbeel Mela is held in winters mostly in the month of November and December.


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