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India is a country with a rich cultural heritage and history, and there are many important days that are celebrated throughout the year. These days commemorate significant events, commemorate historical figures, and recognize the contributions of various communities and groups. Here is a list of some of the most important days in India:

  1. Republic Day: January 26th is a national holiday in India, marking the day in 1950 when the Constitution of India came into effect and India became a republic. A grand parade is held in the capital city of New Delhi, where the President of India unfurls the national flag and the parade showcases India’s cultural and military heritage.
  2. Independence Day: August 15th marks the day in 1947 when India gained independence from British colonial rule. The Prime Minister of India delivers an address to the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi, and the national flag is hoisted in all government buildings and schools across the country.
  3. Gandhi Jayanti: October 2nd is celebrated as the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement and one of the most iconic figures in Indian history. This day is marked as the International Day of Nonviolence.
  4. Teacher’s Day: September 5th is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India, marking the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a great educationist, philosopher, and former President of India. On this day, students pay tribute to their teachers and acknowledge their hard work and dedication.
  5. International Women’s Day: March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day, it serves as a reminder of the ongoing struggle for gender equality and the rights of women in India. On this day, various events and programs are organized to celebrate the achievements of women and to raise awareness about the issues that women face.
  6. Children’s Day: November 14th is celebrated as Children’s Day in India, marking the birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, who was affectionately known as “Chacha Nehru” (Uncle Nehru). On this day, various events are organized for children to celebrate their childhood and its importance.
  7. Holi: Holi is a festival of colors and the arrival of spring, celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalguna (February/March) by Hindu people.
  8. Diwali: Diwali is the festival of lights, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains, it marks the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. It is celebrated in the month of October or November.

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