Sonepur cattle Fair , which will begin from November 12 in 2016 , is expected to be attended by approximately 30 lakh tourist in 2016.The one month long ‘mela’ will end on December 13.
The Department of Tourism is planning to launch an intensive publicity campaign after Diwali to attract more tourists to the fair.Art and Cultural Department will announce cultural program schedules soon.The department will gather renowned artists across the country this time in the cultural programs similar to ‘Dussera Mahotsav’ of Gandhi Maidan in Patna .
Department of Culture and Tourism has completed the preparations for organizing Fair .The organization of the fair is done by Art Cultural and Tourism department jointly .Tourism department has already started the preparations this time .Tourism department will install the pavilions of agriculture , clothing , leather and electronics good of Bihar in the area of Nakhas of Sonpur .
Tourism department will start to allot the places for stalls from October 14 . The department will be install shops for ready made garments , woolen hosiery , handicrafts items , agriculture equipment , electric equipment , automobiles , food , medical equipment , leather goods and and domestic goods .
The owner of stall will have to pay 10% more fee this time .Tourism department will give preferences to the entrepreneurs and businessmen of Bihar in the allotment of stall .The stalls will be allotted to the merchants of woolen sheets and sweaters of Kashmir , Haryana and Punjab .