Mauni Baba Mahotsava at Simauni Dham, Banda
Baba Ki Samadhi in Village Simauni, Block, Babero, District Banda, Uttar Pradesh
is highly regarded holy place in the entire Bundelkhand area of Uttar Pradesh.
Every year during the month of December a Grand Mela - Exhibition / Bhandara
/ RamLila is organized by Swami Avdhoot Trust. Lacs of people from
all parts of Uttar Pradesh and from many states of country like Delhi, Madhya
Pradesh, Punjab, Uttranchal, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar and many NRI’s visit the
holy place and get the blessings from Shri Shri 1008 Swami Avdhoot Ji Maharaj.
is recognized as the State Level Mela and is the largest in the entire
Bundelkhand area, where people from Hindu – Muslim community and many VIP
dignitaries which include Politicians (Central and state govt. ministers),
Bureaucrats, Film Stars also mark their visit at this holy place.
the importance of this place Govt. of India has declared this place as
Tourist Place. By sanctioning Rs. Four Crores and has started
construction for Simauni Tourist Complex. On this place an Over Head
Drinking Water Tank is supplying water in the nearby villages which was also
funded by Govt. of India for Rs. 70 Lacs. U.P. Govt has
constructed a 33 K.V.A. Electric Sub Station and a Reporting Police
Chowki is also functioning there. A Helipad for VIPs has been
constructed by U.P. Govt. Apart from this many development projects are in the
pipeline by Govt. agencies for this place. Swami Avdhoot Trust had donated
free land for all the above projects.
was held on 15/16/17 December 2010. During the Mela Period Ministry of
Textiles, Handicraft, Handloom and National Textile Corporation Limited
organized the Exhibitions and made available for sale their products upto
60% discount to the people of rural area. Many Govt. Department like:
- Khadi &
- Resham Department,
Husbandry Department ,
and Yunani Department,
traders / market,
govt. departments organized Exhibitions for the awareness of the villagers.
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