Know The National Festivals of India:

Every country has a National festival that is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour. India is a country with a mass of religions, cultures and languages, and each culture has its own festival. These festivals that are celebrated following the religion are the religious festivals. There are also festivals that are celebrated not on the basis of religion or culture, but on the basis of humanity and unity as one. These are called the National festivals of India, and every Indian celebrates these festivals with the greatest passion for their Mother Land.

Independence Day: India had gained independence from the British rulers on the 15th of August, 1947, and since then, this day has been celebrated as Independence Day. This day is celebrated throughout the nation, and there are parades performed, and the Prime Minister of India unveils the National Flag, and there is Flag hoisting in every Government and private sectors. The National Anthem is sung while hoisting of the flag.

Republic Day: Republic Day is celebrated for the formation of the Indian constitution, which was formed on the 26th of January. This event is also celebrated with Parade in the Parade ground by the three forces from army, navy and Air force. There are dances performed by every state.

Gandhi Jayanti: Gandhi Jayanti is the birthday of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It emphasizes the important role of Mahatma Gandhi in India’s freedom and various contributions he made during India’s struggle of freedom from the British. The people get together at Raj Ghat, the place of his final resting and offer prayer, which is followed by Mahatma Gandhi’s favourite song Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram. Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated even in schools where a two minute silence is observed in respect of the greatest leader of India.

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January 26, 1950. this date is celebrated as Republic Day of India. The Republic Day is celebrated with much enthusiasm all over the country and especially in the capital, New Delhi. where the celebrations start with great joy. The Indian constitution was adopted on this day. The Indian constitution was formed by the Indian Constituent Assembly.

To mark the importance of this occasion, every year a grand parade is held near the india gate in New Delhi. The different regiments of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force march past in all their finery and official decorations. The President of India who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces, takes the salute. The other program as like cultural dance and activities are also. at last traditionally ends with a fly past by Indian Air Force jets. It is the social celebration in which people participate in large number.

The main events of the day begin with the Prime Minister laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate. The president of india give the Param Veer Chakra, the Veer Chakra and the Maha Veer Chakra to the outstanding soldiers from the defense services.

This day celebrated all over in india in. The student organised traditional dance and programme in academies, schools and colleges and celebrated with great happiness and joy. Many social societies and govt. academies serve sweets among the children. Though the Republic Day Parade and colorful programme is the main ceremony and attraction and various activities are held from early in the morning. Indian culture are displayed through colourful attires and folk dances.

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