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Kalpataru Mela (Durgapur) 2024 – Dates, Timings, and Details

Durgapur: Kalpataru Mela, the annual fair and festival at the Kalpataru Mela ground near Gamon Bridge, will also be held this year. It will be the 49th year of this historic Mela in Durgapur.

Every year the Kalpataru Mela starts around the 1st of January and goes on till the 10th of January and this year also, the dates are expected to remain the same. Thousands of people, not only from Durgapur but also from parts of Bankura, Andal, and Kanksha, visit this Mela.


In this article, you will get to know the following points about the Kalpataru Mela in Durgapur,

Let’s see each of these points in detail.

Kalpataru Mela Durgapur Dates

Kalpataru Mela Durgapur 2024 dates1st January 2024 – 10th January 2024

Kalpataru Mela Durgapur Timings

Kalpataru Mela Durgapur Timings03:00 PM to 10:00 PM


History of Kalpataru Mela Durgapur

The term Kalpataru actually means a tree that fulfills every wish.

On January 1, 1886, it is said Ramkrishna had a self-revelation and on that day everyone’s wish was fulfilled by him just like a Kalpataru.

After that day, Kalpataru Utsav and Mela started at Kasipur. At Sadhudanga Kalikananda Ramkrishna ashram, Durgapur, the KALPATARU UTSAV started in 1964.

This fair is the oldest and biggest fair at Durgapur with Krisi Mela, a book fair, a cultural program, and an industrial fair. Being one of the biggest Melas organized in Durgapur, this Mela also adds great economic value to the area.

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