Bharat Milap


Varanasi is a famous city for variety of fairs and festivals. It is a city where at least two festivals are celebrated every month. Everybody waits very eagerly for the coming of new events and next festivals. Celebration of the fairs and festivals goes on all round the year, one after another in this holy city, Varanasi. Bharat Milap is also a great event, which is celebrated between the month of October and November. Bharat Milap is a most important part of the Ramlila festival and celebrated to memorialize the arrival of the Lord Rama to his kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of banish and get-together with his dearest brother, the Bharat.


People celebrate this festival in the essence of victory of the nature over evil power. Valmiki and Tulsidas had written the vast history of the Lord Rama in their main writings, the Ramayana and the Ramcharitamanas respectively. The Bharat Milap celebration is organized with huge fanfare and dedication which held at the day next to the Dussehra. This festival is celebrated every year at the Nati Imli place in Varanasi and Ramnagar fort.


Dussehra and Bharat Milap festivals are celebrated yearly and both are of maximum attraction event at Varanasi city. Thousands of pilgrims get together on the lanes to enjoy the pageant of Lord Rama and Bharat Milap. In order to respect them, people put Tilak on their forehead and put flower’s garland in their neck. One of the most attractive event of Bharat Milap is the presence of Kashi Naresh together with his royal belongings in ceremonial dress. Everybody enjoy this festival and fair heartily. They purchase a lot of things to eat including toys, Idols of Rama, Lakshman, Sita, Bharat, and many more useful things.