National Festivals of India:

India celebrates several national festivals that hold cultural, historical, or religious significance. 
Republic and Independence Day - Gandhi Jayanti - Diwali and Holi - Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha - Major national festivals of India
National festival of India
Here are some of the major national festivals of India:

1. Republic Day (January 26):

Celebrates the adoption of the Constitution of India on January 26, 1950.
The main event takes place in New Delhi, featuring a grand parade showcasing India’s cultural diversity and military strength.

2. Independence Day (August 15):

Marks India’s independence from British rule on August 15, 1947.
Celebrated with flag hoisting ceremonies, patriotic speeches, and cultural programs across the country.

3. Gandhi Jayanti (October 2):

Commemorates the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
Observed as the International Day of Non-Violence.

4. Diwali (Varies, usually October or November):

Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over darkness.
Celebrated with the lighting of lamps, fireworks, and the exchange of sweets and gifts.

5. Holi (Varies, usually March):

A vibrant and colorful festival marking the arrival of spring.
Celebrated with the throwing of colored powders and water, traditional music, and festive food.

6. Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha (Varies, based on the Islamic calendar):

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.
Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakrid, commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.

7. Navratri and Durga Puja (Varies, usually September or October):

Navratri is a Hindu festival dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga, observed for nine nights.
Durga Puja is a major festival in West Bengal, celebrating the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura.

8. Christmas (December 25):

Celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
Observed with church services, festive decorations, and the exchange of gifts.

9. Raksha Bandhan (Varies, usually August):

A Hindu festival celebrating the bond of love and protection between brothers and sisters.
Sisters tie a protective thread (rakhi) on their brothers’ wrists.

10. Onam (Varies, usually August or September):

 A harvest festival celebrated in the southern state of Kerala.
 Marked by elaborate feasts, traditional dance (Kathakali), and floral decorations (Pookalam).
These festivals reflect the cultural and religious diversity of India, bringing people together in joyous celebrations. The dates for some festivals vary each year based on the lunar or solar calendar.