Celebrations and Festivals of India

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India is officially known as the Republic of India means the Bharat Ganrajya which is located in the South Asia. There are number of estimations our country has such as; by area it is the seventh largest country, it is second most crowded democratic country (more than 1.2 billion people) in the world. India is three sided bounded by its own oceans in the south, in the south-west (Arabian Sea), in the south-east (Bay of Bengal). Some of the neighboring countries which share its land borders like Nepal, Burma, Pakistan, China, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

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India is a country where people are very religious, cultural, traditional, spiritual and intellectual. They have their own faiths, beliefs and rituals which they celebrate yearly in the form of fairs and festivals by getting together. India is a country famous for the big example like “Unity in a Diversity”, historical antiques and tourism because of variety of sightseeing. People of various religions like Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism are living together with their diverse culture and rituals. After the years of struggles including non-violent confrontation of Mahatma Gandhi, India became free from the British East India Company administration in 1947.

People in India started celebrating their religious and cultural festivals and laws made by government for their rights and equal development of different groups in the country. There are many celebrations which are celebrated every year by the people of all groups.

Celebrations in India include the celebration of days, weeks, festivals and fairs for different purposes all over the country. List of upcoming celebrations are listed below:

Upcoming Events and Festivals

July Social Events Date of Celebration
National Doctors Day 1st July
World Population Day 11th July
National Flag Adoption Day 22nd July
World Hepatitis Day 28th July
August Social Events Date of Celebration
Organ Donation Day 6th August
Sadbhavana Diwas 20th August
World Breastfeeding Week 1st August to 7th August
National Eye Donation Fortnight 25th August to 8th September