Political Science
Chapter 1 Class 6 Political Science - Unity in Diversity

Name three National festivals and three religious festivals?


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Three national festivals are:

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  • Republic Day : It is celebrated on 26th January every year to mark the adoption of the Constitution of India in 1950. It is celebrated with a grand parade, cultural programs, and patriotic speeches. 

  • Independence Day: It is celebrated on 15th August every year to mark the end of British colonial rule in India in 1947. It is celebrated with flag hoisting, singing of the national anthem, and cultural events. 

  • Gandhi Jayanti: It is celebrated on 2nd October every year to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. It is celebrated with prayer meetings, spinning of khadi, and social service activities. 


Three religious festivals are:

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  • Diwali: It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and some Buddhists in October or November every year to mark the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. It is celebrated with lighting of lamps, candles, and fireworks, exchanging of gifts and sweets, and worshiping of various gods and goddesses. 

  • Eid-ul-Fitr: It is celebrated by Muslims in May or June every year to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which they fast from dawn to dusk. It is celebrated with breaking of the fast, offering of prayers, giving of charity, and feasting with family and friends. 

  • Christmas : It is celebrated by Christians on 25th December every year to mark the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. It is celebrated with decorating a Christmas tree, exchanging gifts and cards, singing carols, attending a midnight mass, and having a special meal.
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