Indian Holidays & Festivals
A Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November. It is particularly associated with Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity, and marks the beginning of the fiscal year in India
India Republic Day
In India, Republic Day commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing the Government of India Act 1935 as the governing document of India on 26 January 1950
This popular Hindu spring festival, also known as the Festival of Colours or Spring Festival, is observed in North India and Nepal. It is a festival dedicated to Lord Krishna, and colored water and powder are often thrown by revelers.
Independence Day (India)
The Independence Day of India is celebrated on the fifteenth of August to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation in 1947.
A National Holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation".
Eid-Ul-Fitr is the holiday that follows the blessed month of Ramadan and falls on the 1st day of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Hijra (Islamic) calendar. As with all months in the Hijra calendar, it begins with the sighting of the new moon. It commemorates both a joyous holiday and some sadness due to the end of Ramadan.
The ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which lasts 29 or 30 days. It is considered the most venerated and holy month of the Islamic year and is characterized by prayers, fasting, charity and self-control. Muslims believe Ramadan to be an auspicious month for the revelations of God to humankind, being the month in which the first verses of the Qur'an were revealed to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.
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