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Culture and Festivals of Haryana

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Haryana is a state of great multi cultural diversity. The state embraces festivals of all cultures, like Id of the Muslims, Christmas and New Year of the Christians as well as Hindu festivals like Baisakhi, Rakhi and Holi. This article features some of the major festivals that Haryana hosts every year.

Famous Festival of Haryana:

Let’s find here with mentioned Haryna festivals name list, which describe the main important festivals of Haryana.

Holi:

holi haryana

The festival of Holi is known as Dulandi Holi’ in Haryana. The traditional of breaking pots and playing with colour is celebrated here. Harmony and brotherhood is promoted and the people celebrate with fairs processions dance recitals song and feasting.

Diwali:

haryana Diwali

Deepavali is known as the Festival of Lights. This festival commemorates the killing of the demon Ravana by the king of Ayodhya, Ram.On returning after his victory, the kind was welcomed with the lighting of crackers and light. In Andhra Pradesh, this is a major festival celebrated with lamps, crackers and fireworks. It is celebrated on Amavasya or new moon day in Haryana. Diwali is celebrated as ‘Choti Diwali’ or ‘Small Diwali’ in Haryana.

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Lohri:

haryana Lohri

Lohri is celebrated annually in the state of Haryana. It is held on the day of Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti. Lohri is an auspicious festival that celebrates joy, peace,fertility and the harmony of life. A bonfire is created and the locals surround it to throw puffed rice and sweets and popcorn into the flames as offerings. The religious rites are traditionally observed all over Haryana.

Basant Panchami:

Basant Panchami

Basant Panchami is a festival that is celebrated annually in Haryana. It welcomes spring with zest and celebrates the passing of winter.  They celebrate the culture and heritage of the people of this state. Kites are flown as a part of the annual celebration.

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