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1 Festivals of India

2 Festivals of India Contents National festivals of India
Religious festivals of India Harvest festivals of India Click the one you want to view

3 Religious festivals of India
India is a place where many religions stay together. They celebrate their own festivals through out the country.

4 Harvest festivals of India
Pongal Pongal is a Tamil Nadu festival. It is celebrated as New Year in Tamil Nadu. It is a harvest festival.

5 Religious festivals of India
Buddha Purnima On the occasion of lord Buddha's birthday Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima.

6 Religious festivals of India
Dussehra Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.

7 Religious festivals of India
Ram Navami Ram Navami a Hindu festival is celebrated as the birthday of lord Sri Ram.

8 Religious festivals of India
Janmastami Janmastami is another important festival of Hindus which is the birth day of Lord Krishna.

9 Religious festivals of India
Holi It is a Hindu festival. As part of the celebrations people spray coloured water over each other.

10 Religious festivals of India
Diwali Diwali is a major Hindu holiday, and a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

11 Religious festivals of India
Id Being a secular country we also celebrate festival Id- an important festival of our Muslim brothers. Namaz is performed in the Mosque on this day.

12 Religious festivals of India
Christmas Christmas is an annual Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on 25th December every year. Birth of Jesus Christ

13 Religious festivals of India
Durga Puja The Durga puja festival starts with Dussehra. Idols of goddess Durga is worshiped every where. Click here to go to contents slide

14 National festivals of India
In India there are three major national festivals. These festivals are celebrated throughout the country. They are Independence day Republic Day Gandhi Jayanti

15 National festivals of India
Independence Day India got its independence from the British on 15th of August From that year 15th August is celebrated as Independence day of India.

16 National festivals of India
Republic Day After getting independence from British, India made their own constitution on 29th November And implemented it on 26th January After that each year 26th January is celebrated as Republic day

17 National festivals of India
Gandhi Jayanti Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi( ) was a Indian nationalist leader, who lead our country to independence. His birth day is celebrated each year as Gandhi Jayanti. Click here to go to contents slide


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