India is a land of diversity and various religions and cultures with different creeds of people belonging to them. With this difference in their cultures, comes difference in the festivals they celebrate and the traditions they follow. Therefore, India celebrates many festivals with full pomp and show throughout the year.
Festivals are broadly classified into two types – national festivals and regional festivals. National festivals may include Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, and so on and religious festivals include Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas, Easter, Eid, Pongal, Onam, Guru Nanak Jayanti, etc.
This culture of celebrating various festivals deepens the feeling of unity that underlies the rich cultural and religious diversity of India. Hindus celebrate Diwali, Holi, and the like, Muslims celebrate Id, Sikhs celebrate Guruparv and the like.
Every festival is associated with....