National Festivals

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India is considered as a land of festivals. Apart from religion linked festivals, India also has moments of formal celebrations. Festivals of national importance are reckoned as National Festivals. National festivals are celebrated in the name of great leaders as well as historic events that are of national importance. Such festivals inculcate a strong feeling of patriotism in the minds of Indians. Some of the National festivals that India celebrates are Children's Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, Republic Day and Teacher's Day.

National festivals are organized by the government and general public actively participates in it. Republic Day and Independence Day are marked by march-fast and flag hoisting in all state-capitals, headquarters, corporations, municipalities and even in colleges and schools. Being, one of the national festivals, Teachers Day is celebrated to commemorate national leader, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Moreover, Children's Day and Gandhi Jayanti are observed as the days of birth of national leaders- Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi.

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Children's Day

Children's Day is celebrated to honor childhood and is celebrated on 14th November in India, the date which marks the birth anniversary of independent India's first Prime minister-Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti is observed as a National Holiday in India and is celebrated on October 2 every year. This day is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi , the "Father of the Nation"

Independence Day

‚ÄĚLong years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awa

Republic Day

Januray 26, 1950 : This is the date when the Constitution of India framed by Constituent Assembly of India came into force. From that date onwards, every year 26th January is celebrated as Republic Day with great pomp and

Teacher's Day

Teacher's Day in India is celebrated on September 5, every year. Indian Teachers Day is dedicated to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a staunch believer of education and was one of the greatest scholars