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Kambala Festival

Why is it in the news?

  • Bengaluru hosts the Kambala Festival, featuring the traditional buffalo race, a unique and popular sport among Karnataka’s farming community.


About the festival

  • It’s an annual cultural celebration typically held after the southwest monsoon, post-harvest season of paddy.
  • Starts in November and continues until March/April.
  • Particularly popular among the farming community, emphasizing a connection between the festival and agricultural activities.
  • Represents a blend of tradition, sport, and agriculture in the local culture.

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