Time: December- January
Venue: Kolkata Maidan
Significance: it is celebrated to spread the teachings of Ishwar
Vidyasagar mela is celebrated in the remembrance of Ishwar Chandra
Vidyasagar. The basic aim is to spread his teachings and social
messages. Calcutta Vidyasagar Mela also attempts to showcase the
cultural aspects of the state. The special features of the Vidyasagar
Mela Kolkata India consist of the health camps and seminars. Ishwar
Chandra Vidyasagar was a multifaceted personality who made a significant
contribution in virtually all aspects of Indian life then be it
education, culture, religion etc.
This unique mela was launched for the first time in Calcutta in the
year 1994. It was held at the Maidan of Kolkata. The fair is mainly held
as a part of social welfare to spread awareness among the people through
the systematic spread of education and participatory developmental
programmes. It also throws light on the folk cultures of different
districts. Cultural competitions consisting of dance, song, drawing,
extempore etc are conducted to promote kids. Also medical services are
provided in this fair.
Here is provided information on the Vidyasagar Mela of Calcutta/Kolkata India.