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  • Festivals of India
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  • National festivals of India Religious festivals of India Harvest festivals of India Contents Click the one you want to view
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  • Religious festivals of India India is a place where many religions stay together. They celebrate their own festivals through out the country.
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  • Pongal is a Tamil Nadu festival. It is celebrated as New Year in Tamil Nadu. It is a harvest festival. Harvest festivals of India Pongal
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  • Religious festivals of India Buddha Purnima On the occasion of lord Buddha's birthday Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima.
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  • Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. Religious festivals of India Dussehra
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  • Ram Navami a Hindu festival is celebrated as the birthday of lord Sri Ram. Religious festivals of India Ram Navami
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  • Janmastami is another important festival of Hindus which is the birth day of Lord Krishna. Religious festivals of India Janmastami
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  • It is a Hindu festival. As part of the celebrations people spray coloured water over each other. Religious festivals of India Holi
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  • Diwali is a major Hindu holiday, and a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Religious festivals of India Diwali
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  • 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. Religious festivals of India Id
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  • Christmas is an annual Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. It is celebrated on 25 th December every year. Religious festivals of India Christmas Birth of Jesus Christ
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  • The Durga puja festival starts with Dussehra. Idols of goddess Durga is worshiped every where. Religious festivals of India Durga Puja Click here to go to contents slide
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  • In India there are three major national festivals. These festivals are celebrated throughout the country. They are Independence day Republic Day Gandhi Jayanti National festivals of India
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  • India got its independence from the British on 15 th of August 1947. From that year 15 th August is celebrated as Independence day of India. National festivals of India Independence Day
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  • After getting independence from British, India made their own constitution on 29 th November 1949. And implemented it on 26 th January 1950. After that each year 26 th January is celebrated as Republic day National festivals of India Republic Day
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  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi(1869-1948) was a Indian nationalist leader, who lead our country to independence. His birth day is celebrated each year as Gandhi Jayanti. National festivals of India Gandhi Jayanti Click here to go to contents slide
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