The multilingual land of India is considered as a land of colorful festivals where the air is filled with the fragrance of joy and celebrations, almost all around the year. The country celebrates various flairs of regional, spiritual, religious and social festivals. Apart from all above, the country also shares the moments of national celebrations, the time when whole nation come together and unanimously celebrate the occasion at the same time and date. Such magical occasions are reckoned as National Festivals.
National festivals are celebrated to commemorate the occurrence of great historical events of national importance. Such festivals inculcate a strong feeling of patriotism in the minds of Indians. India celebrates three National Festivals namely:
- Aug 15 - Independence Day, the red-letter day in the Indian calendar when India achieved freedom from the British rule on this day in the year 1947.
- Jan 26 - Republic Day, the day when India became a truly sovereign state as the constitution of India came into force on this day in the year 1950.
- Oct 2 - Gandhi Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi who was born on this day in the year 1869.
भारत के राष्ट्रिय त्यौहारों के बारे में हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए यहां क्लिक करें