Bhopal. Today we are going to tell you about a fair where mentally ill patients are treated by pulling hair and sweeping. The fair has been taking place for more than 400 years. People suffering from ghosts, childless couples and patients suffering from snakebite come to the fair. After circumambulating the Samadhi of Guru Saheb Baba, they reach in front of the Samadhi and their body starts to stir. Devotees who come to the fair in large numbers do not consider it a superstition but a faith. The fair has started on Thursday. Minister Narayan Singh Panwar inaugurated the fair.
The fair will run for a month
According to the information, Guru Saheb Baba’s fair is being organized in Malajpur, Betul, Madhya Pradesh for 400 years. Minister Narayan Singh Panwar has inaugurated the fair. The fair will last for a month. A large number of devotees visit this place during the fair. People suffering from demonic possession, childless couples and snakebite patients come to the fair. After circling the Samadhi, the mentally ill reach in front of the Samadhi and their body starts to stir.
Charanamrit and Bhabhuti are also given
According to the information, the priests sitting in the fair pull the hair of the female patients and ask what is the obstacle. After that they praise Guru Saheb. Many patients are even given a broom. After this they are given Charanamrit and Bhabhut. The relatives of the patients feel that their patient has been cured, hence people’s faith is increasing here. People consider the treatment being done in this way as the glory of Guru Saheb Baba. The one who feels comfortable, has complete faith. Medical science considers it completely superstition.
Minister said – medicine and prayer both are useful
Madhya Pradesh Government Minister Narayan Singh Panwar reached Malajpur on Thursday. The minister inaugurated the fair. When asked the question, the minister said that there is both faith and superstition, but we cannot call it superstition. Only faith can be said. People come here because of faith. An example was also given that in earlier times people were cured by exorcism. The minister then further said that both medicine and prayer work.