[lang_en]The four-day long traditional and historical Lavi fair, which was once, a trade fair between India and China began at Rampur in Shimla district today.
The fair was inaugurated by Prabha Rau, the Governor who said that Lavi fair had its own historical importance and was famous for business activities. She said that laudable efforts were made to preserve the old traditions and glory of the fair over the years and added that the fair provided an opportunity to market the local products besides a platform for cultural exchange.
She also inaugurated the Kinnauri market and exhibition put up by various government departments and other organizations on the occasion and evinced keen interest in the exhibits.[/lang_en]