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Indian Festivals


Indian festivals are celebrated throughout the year. India is a spiritual country with myriad festivals of  varied traditions and cultures. For Indians, festivals are in their hearts. Most of the festivals are based on mythology and seasonal changes. Some are common to all, some are relevant to certain regions of Indian subcontinent.    

Festivals of India are celebrated not on fixed dates. They are celebrated as per the Indian Calendar and hence most of them don't fall on fixed dates. However, not a month passes without a festival. 

20 of the major Indian Festivals - 2019

  • Pongal   - January 15
  • Republic Day - January 26
  • Maha Shivratri - March 4
  • Attukal Pongala - February 21
  • Holi-March 20
  • New Year's Day (Gudi Padwa, Ugadi)-April 6
  • Rama Navami-April 14
  • Vishu - April 15
  • Akshaya Tritiya - May 7
  • Budha Purnima-May 18
  • Ramadan-June 3
  • Raksha Bandan -August 15
  • Independence Day-August 15
  • Krishna Janmashtami-August 24
  • Ganesh Chaturthi- September 2
  • Onam-September 11
  • Gandhi Jayanthi-October 2
  • Durgashtami-October 6
  • Maha Navami-October 7
  • Dussehra-October 8
  • Deepavali-October 27
  • Id-e-Milad- November 9
  • Christmas -December 25