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India Public Holidays

India the land of mixed cultures, rich traditions, delicious delicacies and a wide range of public holidays. The country is blessed with loads of holidays and festivals, which actually underscores the fact that to what extent our India is culturally and religiously rich and well-heeled. If you are planning a tour to India you will be amazed to see that you will witness at least one India Public Holiday, no matter when you travel. You should remember the fact that there are three national holidays in India, regions and states have local festivities depending upon ubiquitous linguistic and spiritual demographics.

As you take a trip to the wonderful country of India, you will realize that Hindu community takes part in various festivals throughout the year. From taking rejoice in the advent of spring to having fun in the triumph of good over evil, Hindu religion and its culture gives its supporters never-ending reasons to commemorate. The most famous religious festivals of the Hindus are Diwali, Holi, Dussehra and Ganesh Chaturthi. On the other end, those who practice Islam also celebrate certain festivals which hold great relevance to them for instance Eid al-Adha, Mawlid an-Nabi and Eid ul-Fitr. Very importantly, they also enjoy themselves at the time of Muharram, which is considered to be the remembrance day of Prophet Muhammad's grandson as attended by a number of sects of Islam. Furthermore, the most meaningful days in the life of Sikhs are Guru Nanak Jayanti, and Baisakhi, and Christians love to hold your attention and assures you to have an excellent time all through Christmas, Easter and Good Friday. All the aforementioned festivals are generally the common days for India Public Holidays.

More to the point, there is yet another noteworthy religion that has been holding a great significance since ages in India is Jain religion. Its followers feel elated and at cloud nine while celebrating Mahavir Jayanti and Paryushan, when they offer holy prayers to their holy prayers to their god and solicit for his blessings. Before we finish, there are some other days which are declared as India Public holidays of India are: Buddha Purnima, Gandhi Jayanti (National Holiday - 2nd October), Independence Day (National Holiday - 15th August), Janmashtami, Pongal, Rama Navmi, Republic Day (National Holiday - 26th January).

So plan your tour to India during one of the public holidays and enjoy the festivity and the celebrations of the people and get a real meaning of living life in India.

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