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What are the most famous festivals in your country?


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India is a country full of diversity where every day is a festival. This diversification is due to the wide-ranging faiths of a wide spectrum of people living in India. This is the main essence and lustre of the country India. Pick any day and you would find at least one festival from any part of the country. Amongst thousands of festivals, the most famous festivals are being celebrated nationwide. Naming most famous festivals- Holi, Diwali, Eid, Christmas,rakhi. Well, these are to name the biggest, while Navaratri, Durga Puja, Makar Sankranti, Onam, Dusshera, Ganesh Chaturthi. Yes, I know many are missing but the complete list would take too long to complete. Festivals in India are called tyohaar. While there are so many tyohaars being celebrated in the country, every festival has a mythological story and a spiritual context with it. Both Holi and Diwali are marked as festival s from our ancestors to celebrate the triumph of Good over immoral and wicked evil. The festival Diwali is observed to celebrate the same, mark new beginnings and light a lamp in darkness. Northern India celebrates the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after killing Ravana while south India marks it as the day when Lord Krishna killed demon Narkasura. Holi is celebrated to mark the end of demon Holika who burnt in a bonfire and Lord Prahalad was saved. It also marks the beginning of springs, the harvest season and the end of winter, it is also considered a festival of colours. Even each festival is celebrated in different ways across India. We can consider the multiple reasons to celebrate the festival as the reason of its popularity.

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