Chhat Puja

If you live in India then you would have heard the name of this festival called Chhat Puja. The festival is celebrated in Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal. People who migrated from these places to other cities in India also celebrated in India and they always try to be at home during Chhat Puja.
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Himachal Day

Himachal day is celebrated to commemorate the origin of the state of Himachal Pradesh which came into being after independence when 30 princely states of that time were combined into one state. The day is celebrated on the 15th of April every year. History has it that in the year 1948, on this day, Himachal
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Vishu

Vishu is the new year day celebrated by the people of Kerala and the nearby regions. It is a festival of the Malayalis as well as the Tuluva Hindus. The day falls on or around 14th of April each year. A word which is often associated with the Vishu festival is that of the “Vishukanni.”
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Onam Day

Onam is one of the most important festivals in Kerala. It is widely celebrated by people across the country. According to the legend, it is a kind of harvest festival which is celebrated to welcome the great king Mahabali, who was related to Mahabharata. It is believed that Mahabali comes to Kerala during this festival
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Tamil New Year

The Tamil new year is also known as the festival of Puthandu or the Puthuvarusham. It is celebrated on the first day of the year as per the calendar of the Tamils.People often believe that it was on this day that Lord Brahma who is known to be the creator of the universe, started his
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Bohag Bihu Holiday

Like the other Bihu festivals, the festival of Bohag Bihu is an important festival for the people of Assam. Assam is one of the north-eastern states in India. There are three Bihu festivals which are celebrated in this state, out of which the Bohag Bihu comes in the season of spring. The festival is known
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Maha Vishuba Sankranti

Also known as the Pana Sankranti, the Maha Vishuba Sankranti is actually the new year for the people of Orissa.It is believed that the sun enters the Libra on this very day. It is generally celebrated by the Hindus and Buddhists of the Indian state of Orissa or Odisha. The day which is usually celebrated
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Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated in Western India with magnificent grandeur and pomp. The arrival of Lord Ganesha, the son of Mata Parvati, who is worshipped before any Divine body steps in.  As far as Ganesh puja is concerned, Mumbai shows and leads the way, but the entire India leaves no stones unturned showing
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Nuakhai

Nuakhai is a festival celebrated by the Western India, mainly Orissa to welcome the harvesting of agricultural crops. ‘Nua’ means new and ‘Khai’ means food. So this is the occasion to celebrate the collection of new grains and offering to the Goddess. Researchers suggest that the origin of this festival date back to the period
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Teej

Teej is a popular festival celebrated by the Hindus marking the onset of the monsoon season. This is celebrated in various states of India as well as Nepal. According to the Puranas, it was said that Parvati worshipped hard to become the wife of Mahadeva.  When she was accepted as a wife by Lord Shiva
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