Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eight avtaar of Vishnu. Dance-drama enactments of the life of Krishna according to the Bhagvad Geeta, devotional singing through the night when Krishna is believed to have been born, fasting, a night vigil and a festival of the following day are

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Independence Day

Independence Day is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on August 15, 1947. India attained independence following a period of freedom struggle noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. On each subsequent Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India unfurls the National Flag and gives a speech

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Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day festival celebrated to honor Lord Ganesha birthday. He is the younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. During the festival, colorful pandals are set up and Lord Ganesha is worshipped. Ganesha is known by 108 different names and is the god of arts and sciences and the deva of

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