Gangaur is a colorful festival celebrated in Rajasthan and Nimaar region of Madhya Pradesh. The festival is also celebrated in some parts of Gujarat and West Bengal. It is observed throughout the Rajasthan state with great fervor and devotion by womenfolk who worship Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva during the months of March and April. During the festival, the unmarried women worship Goddess Gauri for being blessed with a good husband, while married women do so for the welfare, health, and long life of their husbands.

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