Monthly Archives: January 2015

Happy Republic Day of India Celebrates On 26th January

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Happy Republic Day of India - 26th January

The national adoption of the Constitution of India was on 26 January 1950 which replaced the 1935 year Govt of India Act. This historic day is observed as the Republic Day of India in respect to our freedom and prosperity of the nation. The Indian Constitution was passed by the Parliament of India on 26 Nov 1949; however it was adopted on 26 Jan1950 refereeing to democratic system to become an independent republic country. 26 Jan is choosen because on this day in 1930 ‘Purna Swaraj’ (Independence) was declared by Indian National Congress council. This day is observed as the public holiday all over India. Dr. B R Ambedkar was the chairman of the Indian Constitution Drafting Committee appointed to draft the permanent constitution of India.

There are 3 Indian national holidays including Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Father of the Nation). The national Republic Day celebration is generally held in New Delhi national capital of the republic of India. On the historical day ceremonial parades is shown at the Raisina Hill, Rajpath on the presence of President of India performed tribute to Indian national freedom. Before the ceremony commencement, the Prime Minister of India gives floral wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti (memorial to soldiers) at the iconic India Gate. Then the President join with dignitaries arrives along with the chief guest (Head of the Govt of friendly nation) invited for special occasion. Both the leaders are escorted by President’s Bodyguard on horseback for respect.

This public function is observed almost every parts of the country like school, college, offices and embassies of India in the world. There is official Retreat ceremony of Republic Day festivities on the evening of 29th Jan. The President of India is the chief guest and ceremony performed by 3 military wings Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy. The the National Salute is given with Indian National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ and Mahatma Gandhi’s favorite tune ‘Saare Jahan Se Achcha’. This is reflecting of our strength, integrity and stability of the Nation. wishes very Happy Republic Day of India to our brothers and sisters of the nation.

Celebrate Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Bihu, Boghi as Indian Harvest Festivals

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Happy Makar Sankranti

India is a multicultural society with different types of people living with full of respect. This shows as the unity and diversity stand for people of India along with their traditions. Common festival season is for harvest festivals in India with similar traditions across the country for celebration. These are Makar Sakranti, Pongal, Boghi, Magh Bihu, Uttarayan etc as per their name of various states and regions. This culture of the society based mostly to Hindu and Punjabi community of India. So it provides the social economic relevance to the plural society of the Indian diaspora in the world.

Makar Sakranti is celebrated in most parts of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh by the Hindu religion society.  It is solar calendar event generally falls on 14 January of every year. It is officially celebrated in Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and West Bengal states of India. On this day people worship the God Sun with delicious foods for family and relatives. Children used to take part in the Kite flying festival organized at various locations. It is time of pleaser of joy with friends with exchange of gifts and sweets.

Thai Pongal is a four days harvest festival of Tamil Nadu from last day of the Tamil month Margazhi to the 3rd of Thai. This is one of the most important festivals of Tamil community in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Sri Lanka. Pongal means ‘boiling over’ or ‘overflow’ in Tamil language. Festival dish is cooked of boiled rice with lentils on the God Sun. Just like Boghi festival is celebrated in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for four days. Uttarayan festival is similarly as Makara Sankranti is known in Gujarati people of India.

Magh Bihu is harvest festival of Assam celebrated as Bhogali Bihu in the North East and West Bengal states of India. It falls on month of Maagha (Jan-Feb) with Bihu means ‘Enjoyment’ in Assam language. So it is celebration of harvest festival across the North India, Southern India with everyone of joy. matrimony site team wishes Happy Makar Sakranti to all the people of Indian origin.