Famous Festivals of India

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India is a land of diverse cultures and traditions, and festivals play an integral role in the country's cultural fabric. 

Diwali: Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. It symbolises the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. It is celebrated with fireworks, lighting of lamps, exchanging gifts, and feasting.

Holi: Holi is known as the Festival of Colors and is celebrated to welcome the spring season. People play with colours, sing, dance, and feast together, forgetting all differences and enmities.

Durga Puja: Durga Puja is a ten-day festival celebrated in West Bengal, Assam, and other parts of Eastern India. It is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga and celebrates the victory of good over evil.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day festival celebrated in honour of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu God of wisdom, prosperity, and good fortune. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion, with the installation of Ganesha idols in homes and public places.

Onam: Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala, and it marks the homecoming of the mythical King Mahabali. It is a ten-day festival celebrated with traditional feasts, cultural events, and sports activities.

Eid al-Fitr: Eid al-Fitr is a significant festival celebrated by Muslims all over India. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, and it is celebrated with prayers, feasting, and exchanging gifts.

These festivals offer a glimpse into India's rich cultural and religious heritage and are celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm.

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