The annual Surajukund Mela, at Faridabad in Harayana began with a bang on February 1st this year. The mela attracts huge crowds from all over the country as well as abroad. It showcases the handicrafts and arts of the various regions. Telangana is the theme state this year. Articles and decorative pieces made out of metal and wood are sold here, alongwith colourful handlooms and fabrics, with a dash of cultural programmes and traditional music and dance. Andhra Pradesh Tourism has put up a stall this time. The mela ends on February 15th.