Celebrations and Festivals of India

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.

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:

Gazetted and Public Holidays 2015 Calendar

Upcoming Events and Festivals

January Social Events Date of Celebration
Anti Leprosy Day 30th January
Army Day 15th January
International Customs Day 26th January
National Girl Child Day 24th January
National Youth Day 12th January
Oil and Gas Conservation Week and Fortnight 4th to 10th January
Pin Code Week 15th to 21st January
Republic Day of India – 26 January 26 January
Martyrs Day 30th January
Road Safety Week 11th to 17th January
Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday 23rd January
February Social Events Date of Celebration
World Wetlands Day 2th February
World Cancer Day 4th February
Valentine’s Day 14th February
Central Excise Day 24th February
National Science Day 28th February

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