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.
Shivatri-
The birth anniversary of lord shiva.
Holi-
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.
Baisakhi-
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.
Janmashtami-
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.
Diwali-
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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