Mela Chamunda Devi is one of the grand fairs held in Himachal Pradesh. In 2023, Mela Chamunda Devi begins on August 17 and ends on August 24.
The Chamunda Devi Temple is located 10 km west of Palampur in the Kangra area of Himachal Pradesh. Standing on the banks of the Ban Ganga River, the temple has an extremely sacred idol of Chamunda Devi, so much so that the idol is wrapped by a red cloth.
Navratras – Chait Devi Puja & Kwar Navratri Puja (Ashwin Navratri) are celebrated with utmost gusto. Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple during the Navaratras.