In India most of the festivals are associated with religion. Some of the major festivals of India are Dussehra, Vasant Panchami, Pongal, Janmashtami, Kali Puja, Holi, Eid-ul-Fitr, Ramzan, Muharram, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Christmas etc. These are some of the festivals mainly observed by the Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs and Punjabis and also by the Christians with great devotion, pomp and show in India. Festivals like Dussehra, Diwali, Holi etc are celebrated throughout the country while some others are observed regionally.
Indian Festivals have a great religious and social significance. People celebrate and observed the festival to unite togetherness and forget all their differences and enmity for the sake of their religion, society and friendship. It also teaches a moral lesson amongst people. We should all celebrate the festivals with purity and sacredly; and it is believed that fasts and rituals inspire people to lead a better and healthy life. Children, Young, Old all celebrate these festivals and fasts with great enthusiasm with their families and relatives.