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Republic Day

Republic Day celebrates the constitution coming into play, marking the final transition of India becoming a self-governed country. Upcoming Dates For Republic Day Republic Day is celebrated on the 26th of January each year. Here is a list of the upcoming dates: Thursday, January 26, 2017 Friday, January 26, 2018 Saturday, January 26, 2019 Sunday, January 26, 2020 Tuesday, January …

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Muharram

Muharram/Ashura marks the beginning of the Islamic year. It refers to the first month of the New Year. Upcoming Dates For Muharram Muharram is celebrated on the 10th day of the month. Here are the upcoming dates for the Muharram holiday: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Monday, September 20, 2018 Monday, September 9, 2019 Thursday, August 30, 2020 Tuesday, August 20, …

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Milad un-Nabi

Milad un-Nabi commemorates the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (or Mohammad). It's also known as Nabi Day, Mawlid, Mohammad's Birthday, or the Prophet's Birthday. Upcoming Dates For Milad un-Nabi The birthday of Muhammad is celebrated on a different date by the Sunni and Shi'a. The Sunni Muslims celebrate on the 12 of the month of Rabi' al-awwal. The Shi'a celebrate …

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Mahavir Jayanti

This is one of the most important religious festivals for the Jains, celebrating the birth of Mahavira. Upcoming Dates For Mahavir Jayanti The date for observation of the holiday varies. Here are the upcoming dates: Sunday, April 9, 2017 Thursday, March 29, 2018 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Monday, April 6, 2020 Sunday, April 25, 2021 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Tuesday, …

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Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2nd, 1869. Gandhi is known as a spiritual and political figure. He is celebrated for freeing India, as well as preaching about non-violence. Upcoming Dates For Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2nd, so the holiday lands on the same day each year. Here is a …

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Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri is a festival celebrated among the Hindu religion. It's to honor the god Shiva on the night the Tandava Nritya was performed (dance of creation). Upcoming Dates For Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri The celebration for this day is held on the 13th day of the Falgun month. This is a part of the Hindu calendar, referring to the last month. …

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Janmashtami

Janmashtami celebrates the birthday of Lord Krishna. Upcoming Dates For Janmashtami This religious festival is celebrated on the 8th day of the dark fortnight in Bhadon. This is according to the Hindu calendar. Here are the upcoming dates: Monday, August 14, 2017 Sunday, September 2, 2018 Saturday, August 24, 2019 Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Monday, August 30, 2021 Thursday, August …

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Independence Day

Independence Day celebrates the date India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947. Upcoming Dates For Independence Day The celebration of Independence falls on the 15th of every August. Here is a list of upcoming dates for celebration: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Thursday, August 15, 2019 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Sunday, August 15, 2021 Monday, …

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Guru Nanak Jayanti

Also known as Guru Nanak Curpurab or Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav, this day celebrates the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. In Sikhism, this is one of the most sacred festivals. Upcoming Dates For Guru Nanak Jayanti The birth of Guru Nanek is celebrated on Kartik Poornima, also known as the full moon in the month of Kartik. …

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Good Friday

Good Friday commemorates the death of Jesus Christ, according to the Christian religion. Upcoming Dates For Good Friday The date of Good Friday depends on the March equinox. It changes each year, along with Easter Sunday. Here is a list of the upcoming dates: Friday, April 14, 2017 Friday, March 30, 2018 Friday, March 22, 2019 Friday, April 10, 2020 …

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