The Sorath Mela is celebrated in Sorath in the Madhubani district of Bihar. This mela is celebrated in the month of June and is spread over for a period of almost 15 days.
This mela is both religious and secular in nature. It provides secular entertainment in the form of shops, rides and cultural events and it is religious, as its history suggests. This mela is a complete entertainment package for anyone who decides to drop by. Apart from the cattle trading that goes on there are various small shops selling food stuff, sweet delicacies of the state, handicrafts and many other curios.
Apart from the usual stuff, there are a whole lot of other activities that take place at the mela. Music performances, Dance programs and many other artistic performances are displayed by the artists who come from across the country. You will also find a large number of stalls and shops which are temporarily erected selling utensils, pottery, handicrafts, garments etc. The entrance to the mela is very cheap and hence allows the common man to come and enjoy the mela and its spirit along with their loved ones.
People go from all over Sorath, Bihar and thoroughly enjoy this mela. This mela is for all ages and for all types of people. The mela offers something for everybody. It is very popular amongst the general people and all they wait anxiously for this day.
The Sorath mela is a very vibrant atmosphere to be in and that is what the people want, to keep them going.