Festivals in India[]

Festivals in India are celebrated in many parts of India, as India is subdivided into different Linguistic States. The local Government in each State also specifies certain festivals, in addition to Central Government festivals and holidays, depending on the local population which have elected them.

India is a multi-cultural country[]

India is a multi-cultural country, and it is reflected in the Festivals of India: Festivals of India is about various social, religious, and national festivals celebrated in different parts of India. India has been rightly described as a sub-continent and of its major festivals, many are region-specific festivals too. There are many festivals which are celebrated as national festivals; while a number of them are celebrated by members of particular religious or social groups. India is a land of festivals. These Indian festivals bind all Indians together of different castes, religions, etc there is no discrimination while celebration. When there is no discrimination then it is called INDIA.

The major festivals are from religious groups as under:



  • Eid-ul-Fitr
  • Muharram
  • Ramzan
  • Barawafat
  • Milad-Un-Nabi
  • Giaravahin Sharif
  • Hazarat Ali's Birthday
  • Shab-e-Barat
  • Jamat-Ul-Vida
  • Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid or Eid-Ul-Zuha)



  • Losar
  • Buddha Purnima
  • Hemis Gompa
  • Ullambana



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