The Elephant Festival is one of the most renowned of all the festivals celebrated in Rajasthan. Elephant is a symbol of royalty and thus is very significant to the royal culture of Rajasthan. The festival is celebrated every year in the month of March at the time of Holi. Date March 10,2020.
Hey Parth! The festival has NOT been shut. The 2020 edition is yet to happen. Here's all you should know about it: Date of Event : 10 Mar 2020 The Elephant Festival Jaipur is organised according to the Indian calendar on the full moon day of Phalgun Purnima (February/March), this day also coincides with day of Holika Dahan. Most of the events/fairs/festivals entry is free. Jaipur is usually drenched in the colourful vibes of Holi during this time and you can get some great photos of the place at this time. The major attractions of the festival are elephant polo and elephant dances. The Elephant festival also features the tug-of-war game between an elephant and 19 men and women. In the end, the best-decorated elephant gets an award. Live concerts with traditional dances and music complete the festive atmosphere. Most events of the festival take place at the Rajasthan Polo Ground. The event is free to attend, so mind that the crowds could be rather large. Hope this answers your question!
The Elephant Festival in Jaipur will take place on March 10, 2020. And no, there is no official information on discontinuation of this festival. A few other festivals that take place in Jaipur during this time of the year are following: Gangaur Festival- 27th – 28th March 2020.
Holi celebration- 10th March, 2020 Festival dedicated to the Goddess Parvati consort of Shiva.