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Suraj Kund Mela Information For Students And Children

Suraj Kund Mela

Celebrated at: Surajkund, Distance Faridabad (Haryana) Celebrated during: 2nd Feb to 18th February – every year Main attractions: Rich showcase of regional and international crafts and traditions Suraj Kund Mela — About eight kilometres from New Delhi in the state of Haryana lies the village of Surajkund. As spring glides in, full of warmth and vibrancy leaving the cold and grey winter …

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Guru Ravidas Jayanti Information For Students And Children

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated to observe the birthday of Guru Ravidass, the founder of Bhakti Movement. It is celebrated on Magh Purnima day, which is the full moon day of the Magh (February) month as per Hindu calendar. is observed as the most important day of Ravidassia religion. Also known as Rohidas in East India, the teachings of Ravidass …

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Beating Retreat Information For Students And Children

Beating Retreat

After three days of Republic Day parade, a moving ceremony known as “Beating Retreat” is held at the Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. This ceremony revives an ancient war custom according to which troops used to stop fighting at sunset. Bugles announcing the sunset would sound in the battlefield. As soon as soldiers heard these bugles they would stand still …

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2018 Jaya Ekadashi, Bheesma Ekadashi Date, Puja And Vrat

Amalaki Ekadashi - Hindu Festival

Jaya Ekadashi is observed on the 11th day of Shukla Paksha during Magh month as per Hindu calendar. Devotees celebrate the day in different parts of India as per the local traditions. Though it is known as Jaya Ekadashi in North India, people in South India celebrate it as Bhisma Ekadasi in Andhra Pradesh. The same festival is treated as …

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Bhishma Ashtami 2018: Legends, Importance and Fasting in Hindus

Bhishma Ashtami is an important ritual observed by Hindus as part of their respect to legendary Bhishma. As per the incidents related to Mahabharata, Bhishma is regarded as the youngest son of King Shantanu and Ganga Devi. According to the Hindu mythology, Ganga agreed to marry Shantanu only on the condition that he will never question her for whatever she …

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Indian Republic Day: National Day Information For Students And Children

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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26 January: Republic Day of India

Republic Day Celebrations: Celebrating Republic Day in India

In the life of every nation there are certain days which are considered as red-letter days. The Republic Day celebration held on 26th January every year in our country is one of those days. It is perhaps the most important day of our country. It marks the birth of our nation as a republic. Therefore, 26 January – Republic Day …

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गणतंत्र दिवस समारोह की झांकियां: Tableaux at Republic Day parade

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

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 झांकी आई, जिसमें नारी शक्ति …

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Basant Panchami: Saraswati Puja

Basant Panchami - Saraswati Puja

Basant Panchami – Saraswati Puja — 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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Army Day 2018: 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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