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    In India the time period between October to December is said to be the festive season as one can experience a lot many different festivals, events happening across the country. For example Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharastra, Durga pooja in west Bengal, Id, Karwachauth in North India, Diwali across the country. Covering all the festivals would take your complete day or may be two. So, lets discover some of the unexplored or say less famous festivals of India that surely needs attention, one of such fest is a Lokranjan Festival influenced by Tribal Culture celebrated in Khajuraho of Madhya Pradesh.

    Khajuraho Lokranjan festival

    The lokranjan festival is basically a folk and tribal dance carnival which is every year organised by the very talented Adivasi lok kala academy among with the involvement of state tourist department. This happens to fall every year and people especially come to India to see the same from across the globe. This year that is 2013, the fiesta will happen between December 8th to 12th. Tickets are also available which one can buy from Madhya Pradesh tourist department’s office in Khajuraho. Being one of the popular one among foreigners, it is better to get your tickets in advance.

    Objective of Lokranjan Festival:

    The motive behind celebrating this gala is an assurance towards the preservance of Indian culture and art forms, intiated by Indian Government only. Khajuraho is famous worldwide for its unique architecture and sculptures, also its an ancient town of Chandel dynasty.

    Celebrate Dance Forms:

    The Lokranjan carnival is one of the biggest draw for dance enthusiasts and tourists. People of different tribes consider this fiesta as a plaform where they can showcase their talent, unique dance forms. During these five days of merritime fills up the town with live music and dance.

    How to reach:

    To reach Khajuraho is also very easy as the town is well connected via air, rail and road. If you prefer airways then daily boeing 737 service links Khajuraho with Delhi, Varanasi, Agra, Kathmandu. The nearest railway station is of Mahoba which is 64 kms from here.

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