Jharkhand celebrates its rich culture
and rituals with a number of fairs and festivals. This is
the reason for frequent fairs and festivals across the
state. Jharkhand celebrates most of the Indian festivals
like Holi, Diwali, Dushera and Ramnavami with interest and
passion. Muslim festivals like Muhrram and Bakri-Id are
also celebrated. Along with these festivals, Sangat,
Karma, Manda, Sarhaul and Jani Shikar are some of the some
special festivals of Jharkhand.
Sangat is an important festival of Gudri Baza Mohalla of
Chatra where an old manuscript of holy Gurugranth Saheb is
placed. It is the main festival of Udasi Panth of Sikh
community. The literal meaning of Sangat is company. It
holds a deep religious significance. A group of men, women
and children come together for a religious gathering, in
the company of Guru Granth Sahib.