Navratri meaning "nine nights" is a Hindi festival, celebrated in the autumn every year. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian subcontinent. The festival is celebrated post-monsoon autumn in the bright half of the Hindu calender month Ashvin, which typically falls in months of september and october.
Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival to mark the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu ji. Internationally, this day is celebrated as the International Day of non-violence. He is a symbol of peace and truth. Many people celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birthday across India. Events include prayer services, commemorative ceremonies
Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. The day culminates a nine day fasting period of Navratri, Dussehra also coincides with immersion of the idol of Goddess Durga. The day is celebrated to commemorate the killing of Ravana by Lord Rama. Many people of the Hindu faith observe Dussehra
Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is the eight day and one of the most auspicious days of ten days long Durga Puja festival. In India fasting is undertaken by many people of this holy occasion. This day is also known for 'Astra Puja'(worshiping weapons) as on this day the weapons of goddess Durga are worshipped.