“Joy of celebration” and who knows it better than Indian people. Thanks to the number of fairs and festivals which are celebrated here throughout the year. There are some festivals which are celebrated in the whole country and there are certain festivals which are limited to a certain community or a place. Hinduism is the major religion here and hence most of the festival belongs to Hindu community. These festivals generally celebrate the events occurred in the Hindu mythology. Apart from these the festivals of other religions i.e Christianity, Islam, Buddhism etc, are also celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Fairs are generally a large gathering of people on a particular place for a religious occasion or commercial purpose. There are some fairs which are being organised from a long time and there some which are recently came into existence. Fairs play an important part in the rural economy as people gets the opportunity to buy and sell their products. Nowadays Fairs are looked as the best way to showcase the culture of particular area. Unlike festivals, fairs are not community centric and people from all religion can participate in it.
Unity in diversity is an important aspect of this nation and such fairs and festivals keep different religions intact and helps in creating communal harmony among their followers. The vibrant fairs and festivals of India are one of the best ways to experience the local culture and heritage of this nation. It also showcases the diversity prevailing in this piece of land. Visit India during a festival and we are sure you will have the memories for the life time.
Copyright 2015 by Indus Explorers - All Rights Reserved