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मकर संक्रांति – Hindu Festival Makar Sankranti in Hindi

मकर संक्रांति

मकर संक्रांति हिंदू धर्म का प्रमुख त्यौहार है। यह पर्व पूरे भारत में किसी न किसी रूप में मनाया जाता है। पौष मास में जब सूर्य मकर राशि पर आता है तब इस संक्रांति को मनाया जाता है। यह त्यौहार अधिकतर जनवरी माह की चौदह तारीख को मनाया जाता है। कभी-कभी यह त्यौहार बारह, तेरह या पंद्रह को भी हो …

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Army Day – 15 January: Celebration, Army Day Parade

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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National Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda Birthday – 12 January

National Youth Day: Swami Vivekananda Birthday - 12 January

National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas or Swami Vivekananda Birthday) is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm in India every year on 12th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda, maker of the modern India. It was first declared by the Government of India in the year 1984 to celebrate the birthday of Swami Vivekananda …

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Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week

Road safety week is celebrated with the great joy and enthusiasm every year in India at many places such as Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Baroda, Vadodara, Pune, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and etc. People are encouraged about how to drive on road by organizing variety of programmes related to the road safety. During the whole week celebration of this campaign, …

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Jewish Festival Calendar 2017

Jewish Festival Calendar

Jewish Festival Calendar 2017 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 …

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Islam Festival Calendar 2017

Islam Festival Calendar

Islam Festival Calendar 2017 Muslims in India observe all the Islamic festivals that are celebrated in other parts of the world. In addition to the festivals, the days commemorating shrines in India and death anniversaries of saints, are also observed with religious fervor. All the Muslim festivals and observances in India follow the Islamic calendar, which has fewer days than the …

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Christian Festival Calendar 2017

Christian Festival Calendar

Christian Festival Calendar 2017 India, the land of vibrant culture and ethnicity, is known for the celebration of a number of colorful festivals in myriad ways. In this secular nation, people following different religions coexist in harmony. All the important festivals of the religions are celebrated with equal pomp and gaiety. Although Hindus predominate the total population of the country, …

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Hindu Festival Calendar 2017

Hindu Festival Calendar

Indian Festival Calendar 2017 It’s been said often enough that Hindus celebrate everything. So they do. The birth of gods, death of asuras, victory of the gods, marriage of the gods, the new year, new months, full moons, new moons, harvests, birthdays, initiations, marriages, deaths, anniversaries – you name the event, and it is reason for music, dance, processions, and …

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Sikh Festival Calendar 2017

Sikh Festival Calendar

Sikh Festival Calendar 2017 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 …

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2017 Guru Purab Dates

2017 Guru Purab Dates

2017 Guru Purab Dates The Sikh festivals are celebrated as Gurpurabs, meaning “Guru’s Remembrance Day”. Gurpurabs are commemorated to mark the birth anniversary or the martyrdom of any one of the Sikh gurus. Each of the Gurus is remembered with immense pride, honor and tribute. Almost all the Guru Purabs have similar kind of celebrations and traditions with differences in …

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