The Madal Utsav is celebrated from December to March and is toured from one place to another in the state. State of Chhattisgarh.
During this festival, local tribes and other communities in the state worship the deity. At the beginning of the Madai festival, the tribal people of Chhattisgarh take out a procession on the open field where a large number of devotees and ordinary tourists gather to witness the ritual. At the end of the procession, priests or similar persons begin to worship the deity, while during the worship ceremony, the spectators observe silence and pray at the feet of the deity. After the pooja, many cultural programs like folk dances, plays, songs etc. start taking place in the open space. A large number of villagers come to enjoy this bliss, so the Madai Festival is always held in a wide area, the beginning of the Model Festival in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.
From Bastar the festival goes to the Kanker district of the state from where it is again shifted to Narayanpur, Antagarh and Bhanupratappur Keshakat, Bhopalpatnam and Kondagaon and the Mada festival are welcomed in March when it reaches its final stage. As the Madai festival spreads from one place to another, every tribe and another human group in Chhattisgarh enjoys this unique occasion inherited from the old customs and traditions of the state. Today Madai Utsav has become a popular religious event, especially in Chhattisgarh and India.