Jhanda Fair marks the arrival of Guru Ram Rai, the Sikh Guru, at
Dehradun. In the year 1699, Guru Ram Rai built
the gurudwara, Guru Ram Rai Durbar and hoisted his flag. Till this day, a
large fair is held here every year in the month of March or April on the
sixth day after Holi and a flag (jhanda) unfurled at Jhanda Chowk.