Top 10 festivals of DELHI

Usha Biswal Rout

03, Jan 2017 @ 12:56 AM
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Start Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2017                     End Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2017
Venue: New Delhi, India
Related to: New Delhi Travel Guide

One of the most glowing metropolitan cities in India Delhi is the amazing place in the list of "India travel spot". Delhi is the center of many cultural upcoming festivals, events and attractive sights like other "India travel spots". Following are top 10 Festivals and upcoming events organized in Delhi.

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Republic Day Republic Day is the national holiday which is celebrated in Delhi every year on 26th January in the honor of the day when Constitution of India came into force. The major highlight of this day is the huge parade that showcases cultural diversity and tradition of India.

Independence Day Excessively important day in the history of India Independence day is celebrated in Delhi on 15th August every year. Prime Minister hoists the national flag on Red Fort on this day. The event also involves parades and other cultural events.

Gandhi Jayanti Gandhi Jayanti is another significant event held in Delhi every year on 2nd October which is celebrated in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi. It is the declared national holiday which is rejoiced as the birthday of Father of the Nation.

Durga Puja Durga Puja is celebrated with extreme delight by devotees throughout the region of Delhi. Deity of Goddess Durga is worshipped by people during the six days merriment of Durga Puja which also involves fasting by devotees. The celebration marks the victory of goodness over evil

IITF Delhi : The most awaited event of Delhi is India International Trade Fair. IITF is the best platform for new initiatives and startups by young entrepreneurs. International Trade Fair is  a better experience for the visitors in Delhi. Every year the themes of IITF will be changed and is decided as the event arranged. This fair is used as the platform for ministries and state governments to launch various policies. Cultural events are performed in this fair..........more

Mahavir Jayanti Mahavir Jayanti is the main religious festival of Jain which marks the birth of last Tirthankara, Mahavir. The event usually falls during the months of March or April. During this day a sacred ceremony of bathing the statues of Mahavir is carried out, commonly known as abhisheka.

Holi The National festival of Holi is celebrated in Delhi with huge pomp and show that involves playing with colors. The festivity all around is filled with happiness where people dance, sing and eat delicious dishes while playing with colors.

Qutub Festival Qutub Festival is a three days event organized in Delhi by Delhi Tourism, Govt. which brings the magnificent architecture of Qutub Minar into limelight. The event also represents the art and culture of India. This festival is generally held in November and December.

Krishna Janmashtami Krishna Janmashtami is widely celebrated in India which is also a special occasion in Delhi that is held during the month of Shraavana. Devotees used to keep fast the entire day until the midnight after the birth of Lord Krishna.

Maha Shivaratir Maha Shivaratri also refers to great night of Shiva which generally falls on 13th or 14th day of Maagha month. Festival is dedicated to Lord Shiva during which devotees offer water, milk, bel leave, flowers to Shivlinga and keep fast. The grand puja of Lord Shiva is carried out the entire night.

Eid al-Fitr Eid al-Fitr is the most important Muslim festival that is held every year after the ardent fasting month of Ramadan. After 29 or 30 days of fasting Eid is celebrated with great happiness by organizing parties, preparing delicious cuisine and by visiting each others’ home.

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