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Indian Festivals

Indian Festivals are celebrated by varied cultures and through their special rituals add to the colours of Indian Heritage. Some festivals welcome the seasons of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of saints and gurus (revered teachers), or the advent of the New Year. A number of these festivals are common to most parts of India. However, they may be called by different names in various parts of the country or may be celebrated in a different fashion.

Bateshwar Cattle Fair Date And Celebration

Bateshwar Cattle Fair

The state of Uttar Pradesh is popular for its rich spiritual legacy with the series of religious festivals celebrated across the state. The long list of festivals and fairs of the state includes the Bateshwar Fair on top of the list. The well known Bateshwar fair is held at Bateshwar, the spiritual and cultural center of the state. Bateshwar is …

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Jagadhatri Puja Festival Information For Students

Jagadhatri Puja: Hindu Festival

Jagadhatri Puja is one of the important festivals celebrated mainly in the Hooghly district of West Bengal. Devotees worship and celebrate reincarnation of Goddess Durga in the name of Jagadhatri and create the splendid ambiance with high festive spirits. The festival is also celebrated at Chandannagar, Krishnanagar, Nadia and Kolkata after Durga Puja and Kali Puja in the month of …

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Aanvla Navami / Akshaya Navami: Hindu Festival

Aanvla Navami / Akshaya Navami: Hindu Festival

The festival of Aanvla Navami or Amla Navami is celebrated with joy by women. Women pray for the success and welfare of their family on the day of Aanvla Navami. Aanvla Navami is the other name of Akshaya Navami. It is auspicious day and celebrated with daan-punya activities by the observers. In West Bengal, it is observed as Jagaddhatri Puja …

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Pushkar Fair Information For Students, Children

Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Fair – The little and gorgeous town of Pushkar is set inside a valley nearly 14 km off Ajmer within the north Indian state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills on 3 sides and sand dunes around the other, Pushkar types a fascinating location along with a befitting backdrop for your yearly religious and cattle fair that is globally famous and attracts …

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Pushkar Mela Date, Celebration And Activities

Pushkar Mela

Pushkar Fair or Pushkar Mela is considered to be one of the most important fairs and festivals of Pushkar. Pushkar Mela along with its special Camel Fair portrays the rural lifestyle of the state of Rajasthan in India. Being one of the largest fairs in the world, this fair promotes cattle trading, local handicrafts as well as rich art and cultural heritage …

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बच्चों को समर्पित है बाल दिवस

Children's Day is dedicated to Children बच्चों को समर्पित है बाल दिवस

भारत में बाल दिवस देश के प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री जवाहरलाल नेहरू के जन्मदिन यानी 14 नवम्बर को मनाया जाता है। पं. नेहरू महान स्वतंत्रता सेनानी थे जिनका जन्म 14 नवम्बर, 1889 को इलाहबाद में हुआ था। 15 अगस्त, 1947 को जब भारत स्वतंत्र हुआ तो नेहरू जी भारत के प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री बने। उन्होंने देश को उन्नतिशील बनाया। उन्हें बच्चों से गहरा …

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Jawahar Lal Nehru Death Anniversary Information

Jawahar Lal Nehru Death Anniversary - May 27

This year will mark death anniversary of country’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru on May 27. Every year the leader is paid floral tribute by elite ministers, govt. officials and other dignitaries across the nation. Special program is organized at Shanti Van, the memorial of Nehru where priests recites hymns from sacred texts for the departed soul of the …

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Children’s Day Information For Kids & Students

Children's Day Quotes in English

Children’s Day – a day dedicated to children – is observed as an event across the world to celebrate childhood and promote awareness about children’s welfare. Endorsed by global organizations and governments, this celebration aims to promote the well being of children and to uplift their social rights. In 1954, the United Nations with discretion has recognized November 20 as …

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National Education Day Information For Students

National Education Day Information For Students

National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958. National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11 November every year. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, had on 11 September 2008 announced, …

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Chhath Puja Festival Information For Students

Chhath Puja

Chhath Puja Festival or Dala Chhath Puja is a Hindu festival, unique to Bihar state, India and Terai, Nepal. This festival is also celebrated in the northeast region of India, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and some parts of Chhattisgarh. Songs for Chhath festival sung by Padma Shri Bihar Kokila Sharda Sinha are very popular. Chhath is a festival dedicated to the …

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