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National Festivals of India

1.     The beautiful country of India is a country rich in cultural and traditional festivals. It has so many cultures and religions that there is a festival virtually every day with some major festivals falling every month.  It is a secular country full of diversity in religion, language, culture, customs, and traditions.

Importance of National Festival in India

2.       People from each religion have their own cultural and traditional festivals which they celebrate in their unique way. Every festival has its unique rituals, beliefs, customs, and traditions.  However, prayers, rituals, pomp, and gaiety are the central theme of all the celebrations.

Festivals brings Happiness and Joy

3.     This is a country with people from diverse religions and cultures living harmoniously with each other, whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain, Christian. One thing that binds them all together in the thread of brotherhood and unity is the colorful and happy atmosphere of the festivals.

National Festival of India

4.      The list of festivals may be too long. Therefore we have shortlisted the important national festivals of India which are celebrated on a national level.  These days are declared as public holidays by the Govt of  India.  The list is as given below:-

  • Republic Day (26 Jan 2020)
  • Holi     (10 Mar 2020)
  • Ram Navami  (02 Apr 2020)
  • Mahavir Jayanti  (06 Apr 2020)
  • Good Friday   (10 Apr 2020)
  • Buddha Purnima (07 May 2020)
  • Id-ul-Fitr (25 May 2020)
  • Id-ul-Zuha (bakrid)   (01 Aug 2020)
  • Janmashtmi   (12 Aug 2020)
  • Independence Day    (15 Aug 2020)
  • Muharram      (30 Aug 2020)
  • Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (02 Oct 2020)
  • Dussehra (25 Oct 2020)
  • Milad-ul-Nabi/ Id-e-Milahi (30 Oct 2020)
  • Diwali (14 Nov 2020)
  • Guru Nanak Birthday (30 Nov 2020)
  • Christmas Day (25 Oct 2020)

Author: Sandy