The traditional and colorful Gangaur procession in Jaipur with all its royal pomp and pageantry will start today the April 02, 2014, Wednesday at 5.30 pm from the Tripoliya Gate (City Palace) heading its way through Tripolia Bazar, Chhoti Chaupar and Gangauri Bazaar to culminate at Talkatora. The procession will also leave from Talkatora on Thursday at the same time. Arrangements have been made for the tourists to photograph the procession from the terrace of Hind Hotel opposite the Tripoliya gate.
Over the years, many festivals and fairs have changed in nature; however, the Gangaur procession has retained its traditional charm. Tourists and visitors will get to witness traditional dances and performances like Kachhi Ghodi, Bamrasia Dance, Kalbeliya, Behrupia, Algoza, Gair and Chakri among others.
The procession will include cannon carriage, decorated carriage, bejewelled horses and camels. Several trained bands will also accompany the procession. The sawari of the Gangaur will be almost at the end followed by Dhalet Chobdar, women in traditional dresses with Kalash and mounted police on horses.
Try and reach the venues of procession before 5.30 pm and grab a right place to enjoy the procession comfortably.