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.
Education system in India has become changed now after many years of struggle. Government of India is doing more for the youths of the country as they are the real asset and future of the country and finally they have to lead the country. People in India have fully understood that more educated people, more individual and nation growth and development. Earlier the education system in India was very tough. It was not so easy for everyone to have same access to the education. Lower caste people were not allowed to enter to the school of the higher caste people. However, it has become changed now to a great extent and anyone may get higher study in any filed from any college. Distance learning education in India has made the education in India so simple, easy and cheap. It has provided a golden opportunity to the poor people for making their future bright like others.
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
|March Social Events||Date of Celebration|
|National Safety Day||4th March|
|International Women’s Day||8th March|
|Dandi March Day||12th March|
|World Kidney Day||13th March|
|International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination||21st March|
|World Forestry Day||21st March|
|World Water Day||22nd March|
|Martyrs Day||23 March and 30 January|
|World Meteorological Day||23th March|
|World TB Day||24th March|
|Festivals||Date of Celebration|
|Holika Dahan||5th March, Thursday|
|Holi Festival 2015||6th March, Friday|
|Mewar Festival||22 March, Sunday – 24 March, Tuesday|
|Ram Navami||28th March, Saturday|
|Hanuman Jayanti||4th April, Saturday|
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