Surajkund Mela is one of the most awaited fair that is held every year by the Surajkund & Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministry of Tourism, Culture and External affairs along with Ministry of Textiles in Surajkund, India.
Every year, from 1st to 15th February the fair is organized which displays the regional and international crafts and traditions of various parts of India and other countries. People all over the world come to specially visit this place and take away with them the memories of rich Indian culture and its rich heritage.
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History of Surajkund
Surajkund is located in Faridabad, Haryana which is 8kms in distance from South Delhi. The name surajkund is derived from the fact that it is an artificial kund or reservoir which is built on the Aravalli hills in semi-circular form.
The place is said to be built by Gujjar king Suraj Pal of Tomar dynasty in the 10th century.
This is built in the shape of the rising sun as the king was believed to worship the sun.