However, elephants were not included in the procession this. People from all walks of life thronged the procession route with great fervour.
During this season Navratri and Gangaur Utsav, the local sweet dish called a ghewar is being sold like hot cakes. During Navratri, local people buy ghewar to eat and distribute it among their friends and relatives to strengthen the social bonds.
Gangaur festival is also celebrated in the neighbouring states of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. The festival symbolizes marital bliss for women by worship of Goddess Parvati.
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