Festivals of India Made by Mrs. B.Kar
Festivals of India Contents • National festivals of India • Religious festivals of India Click the one you want to view
National festivals of India In India there are three major national festivals. These festivals are celebrated throughout the country. They are • Independence day • Republic Day • Gandhi Jayanti
National festivals of India Independence Day India got its independence from the British on 15th of august 1947. From that year 15th august is celebrated as Independence day of India.
National festivals of India Republic Day After getting independence from India, India made their own constitution on 1950. After that each years 26th January is celebrated as Republic day
National festivals of India Gandhi Jayanti Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi(1869-1948) was a Indian nationalist leader, who lead his country to independence. His birth day is celebrated each year as Gandhi Jayanti. Click here to go to contents slide
Religious festivals of India India is a place where many religions stay together. They celebrate their own festivals through out the world.
Religious festivals of India Pongal Pongal is a Tamil festival held to celebrate New Year.
Religious festivals of India Buddha Purnima On the occasion of lord Buddha's birthday Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima.
Religious festivals of India Dussehra Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.
Religious festivals of India Ram Navami Ram Navami a Hindu festival is celebrated as the birthday of lord Sri Ram.
Religious festivals of India Janmastami Janmastami is another important festival of Hindus which is the birth day of lord Sri Krishna.
Religious festivals of India Holi It is a Hindu festival. As part of the celebrations people spray coloured water over each other.
Religious festivals of India Diwali Diwali is a major Hindu holiday, and a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
Religious festivals of India Id Being a secular country we also celebrate festival Id- an important festival of our Muslim brothers. Namaz is performed in the Mosque
Religious festivals of India Christmas Christmas is an annual Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Birth of Jesus Christ
Religious festivals of India Durga Puja The Durga puja festival starts with Dussehra. Idols of goddess Durga is worshiped every where. Click here to go to contents slide