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.

Basant Panchami: Saraswati Puja Festival

Basant Panchami - Saraswati Puja

Basant Panchami: Saraswati Puja Festival — Vasant Panchami, sometimes referred to as Basant Panchami or Shree Panchami, is a Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music and art. It is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the Indian month Magh (January-February), the first day of spring. Traditionally during this festival children are taught to write their …

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गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह की झांकियां

६६ वे गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह की झांकियां-Tableaux at the 66th Republic Day parade

गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह की झांकियां: गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह में झांकियों को लेकर लोगों में अलग ही आकर्षण होता है। इस बार भी लोग संस्कृति, केंद्रीय मंत्रालय और राज्यों की झांकियों में संपूर्ण देश की झलक देखने को मिली। हालांकि इस बार झांकियों में नारी शक्ति और सुरक्षा की झलक ज्यादा देखने को मिली। सबसे पहले राजपथ पर भारतीय नौसेना की …

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World Leprosy Day Information & Images

World Leprosy Day

Celebrated On: Last Sunday of January Year 2020: 26 January, 2020 Year 2021: 24 January, 2021 World Leprosy Day, observed on the last Sunday of January, focuses on the target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children. Disabilities do not occur overnight, but happen after a prolonged period of un-diagnosed disease. Early detection is key to achieve this target, …

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Indian Republic Day Information For Students

Indian Republic Day

Indian Republic Day – 26th January 1950 is one of the most important days in Indian history as it was on this day the constitution of India came into force and India became a truly sovereign state. In this day India became a totally republican unit. The country finally realized the dream of Mahatma Gandhi and the numerous freedom fighters …

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National Girl Child Day: Girl Child Rights in India

National Girl Child Day: Girl Child Rights in India

The National Girl Child Day is celebrated in India every year on January 24. It was started by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India in 2008, with the purpose to spread awareness among people about all the inequalities girls face in the Indian society. The day is celebrated by organizing various programs including awareness …

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Non-Resident Indian Day is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2015) on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915. Established in 2000, it is sponsored by …

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Army Day Information For Students And Children

Army Day - 15 January: Celebration, Army Day Parade

Army Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa (Kodandera Madappa Cariappa) who was the first Indian Army’s Commander-in-Chief. It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing army parades including many …

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Jewish Festival Calendar 2020: Printable

Jewish Festival Calendar

The Jews or Jewish people represent an ethno religious group, whose ethnicity, nationality and religion are closely interlinked. The traditional faith of the Jewish nation is Judaism. There are 13.2 million Jews worldwide, according to the Jewish agency for Israel. While 5.4 million Jews are based in their homeland Israel, a thumping 5.3 million Jews are situated in the U.S. …

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Sikh Festival Calendar 2020: Printable Calendar

Sikh Festival Calendar

India is a land of myriad religions and cultures. Each of the religions finds an expression in the celebrations of its unique festivals. The same holds true for Sikhism as well. However, unlike other religions, the festivals unique to the Sikhs have little to do with the worship of the divine. Instead, they commemorate the milestones in the lives of …

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