Major holidays in himachal pardesh.

India is a cultural land with various religions, castes and each of them have festivals representing them,which form the major holidays in himachal pardesh.

Repualic day-
january 26 marks the anniversary of the adoption of the constitution in 1950 and is india's national day.
The birth anniversary of lord shiva.
It heralds the end of winter. Men,women and children revel in throwin coloured powder and squirting coloured water on each other.
Mahavir jayanti-
The anniversary of the birth of vardhamana mahavira,the twenty-fourth tirthankara, more than 2,500 years ago.
Good friday-
Services and recitals of religious music are held in hundreds of churches all over india.
The hindu solar new year day. Baisakhi is of special significance of the sikhs.
Himachal day-
Himachal day is celebrated on 15th of april.
Buddha purnima-
Marks the birth and enlightenment of gautama buddha.
The birth anniversary of lord krishna.
Independence day-
August 15 marks the anniversary of independence in 1947 and is celearated with due solemnity.
Dussehra and durga puja-
A ten day long festival.
Gandhi jayanti-
october 2,the birth anniversary of mahatma gandhi, the father of the nation.
The festival of lights, it comes 21 days after dussehra and celebrates the returm of rama to ayodhya after his 14-year exile.
Guru nanak jayanti-
Birth anniversary of guru nanak who founded the sikh faith.
Chidren's day-
November 14, the birth anniversary of jawaharlal nehru is celebrated through out the country as children's day.
Id-ul-fitr -
Celebrates the end of ramzan, the muslim month of fasting.
Christmas -
celebrated by christions and non-christians alike with special enthusiasm.
These are the major holidays of himachal pardesh.

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