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KumariMemberJune 3, 2021 at 9:37 pm::
For us as Indians festival are the major parts of our lives. For us festival means joy,happiness, food,worship,new clothes,celebration and many more happening things. All the religions of our country have certain festivals which is also celebrated by the whole coutry. A muslim can been seen firing crackers on diwali and playing with colour on holi. A hindu can be seen celebrating eid and going to each other’s house on eid. A punjabi can be seen celebrating Christmas and a Christian can be seen going to gurudwaare for lohri. India is known as the country of festivals. All the festivals have there own story behind them with actually happened in tha past. Like in hindu culture we have dusshera which is of 10 days. It is associated with victory of lord rama over the demon ravan and how he saved sita maata from him. We have diwali which is celebrated because on that very day lord rama along with brother lakshmana and wife sita came back to homeland after exile of 14 years. In muslim culture Eid-al-Adha is celebrated recalls the story of how God commanded Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail as a test of faith. … Eid al-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of the 10th month in the Islamic calendar. Eid al-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of the final month in the Islamic calendar. There is a festival called Eid al- Fitr celebrated after a month of prayer, devotion and self-control, Muslims celebrate the accomplishment of their sacred duties during Ramadan with the beginning of Eid-al- Fitr or the festival of Breaking the Fast. The festival is a national holiday in many countries with large Muslim populations. Most famous festival of christians ie, christmas is celebrated to remember lord jesus who is believed to be the son of god. In punjabi culture people celebrate guru nanak jayanti also called guruparab in order to remember there first sikh guru Nanak dev ji.