10 Lines on Indian Festivals: India is a very diverse country with 9 major religions, hundreds of languages, different ethnicities and cultural background living together as one nation. It is a unique country in which people from different walks of life come together and stay united despite their
difference of opinions on various issues. The rich traditions and cultures of these people is what makes India stand out from the rest of the world and the celebration of these cultures is done through religious festivals in India. In this article, we shall talk about both the religious festivals in India as well as the political and social festivals that are celebrated every year.
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Set 1 – 10 Lines on Indian Festivals for Kids
Set 1 is helpful for students of Classes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Every year India celebrates hundreds of festivals across different religions
- Some of the main religious festivals that are celebrated in India are Diwali, Christmas, Ramzan, Eid and Dussehra
- The government declares holiday on certain important festivals and in certain cases, private companies or schools and colleges declare holiday themselves
- Festivals in India celebrate the unity in diversity of the country
- Festivals like Diwali and Dussehra celebrate the victory of good over evil
- Even though the majority of the Indian population is Hindu, celebrations of non-Hindu religious festivals such as Christmas and Ramzan are popular
- The fact that India is a secular nation allows each and everyone to celebrate our festival they want without being curtailed by any sections of the society
- The fact that there are so many festivals in India is a boon for businesses across the country
- The shopping for gold, clothes and household items increases during festival celebrations
- India is a diverse country and the colour of each and every religion is represented by the colourful festivals that India celebrate every year.
Set 2 – 10 Lines on Indian Festivals for School Students
Set 2 is helpful for students of Classes 6, 7 and 8.
- Religion and belief in God play a pivotal role in India whether it’s in the political, social or economic scenario of the country
- Irrespective of which religion you belong to, Indians celebrate all the festivals without binding themselves to any religion
- Probably, India is the only country in the world where non-Hindus celebrate Ramzan and Christmas and non-Muslims celebrate Diwali or Dashara
- Kumbh Mela one of the biggest religious gatherings around the world, which witnesses millions of people gather in one place
- Religious festivals play an important role in maintaining unity in diversity in the country
- But in most cases, religion has proven to be an evil factor and religious extremism has led to violence
- There are certain festivals in India such as Holi that can cause water pollution or Diwali which causes air pollution
- The practice of Kambala and Jallikattu was banned by the Supreme Court of India due to animal abuse issues
- The practices of celebrating festivals by the sacrifice of animals (by killing them in cold blood) are also banned in the country
- Irrespective of the nature of the celebration, we can say without an iota of doubt that Indian festivals bring friends and family together and celebrates happiness and unity in the country.
Set 3 – 10 Lines on Indian Festivals for Higher Class Students
Set 3 is helpful for students of Classes 9, 10, 11, 12 and Competitive Exams.
- The harmful practices of Indian festival such as Diwali or Holi have been condemned by many international environmental activists
- The bursting of crackers or use of inorganic colours and wastage of water during Holi and Deepavali has led to massive air pollution and water pollution in the country
- The religious practices of celebrating festival have taken a political turn in the country and are dividing the country into religious lines
- While religions bring people together, the politics of this issue has polarised the country on communal lines
- The hatred and bigotry spread between Hindus and Muslims or Hindus and Christians in the country is being witnessed on a mass scale in the year 2020
- All festivals and religions are meant to bring people together but unfortunately, the same religions are dividing people in the country which can have catastrophic effects in the future on the peace and harmony of the nation
- The core values behind the celebration of festivals of Deepavali, Dussehra or Hola mohalla is to remember our forefather’s sacrifices and the victory of good over evil
- It is Ironic that religion, which is supposed to bring people together, is creating war and riots as witnessed in the Gujarat 2002 riots or the demolition of Babri Masjid
- India is a secular country where every religion has the right to celebrate their festival in the way they want and the fact that there is freedom of religion is what makes India different from other authoritarian regimes.
- The beauty of India lies in its diversity and the colourful celebration of their cultures and traditions.
FAQ’s on 10 Lines On Indian Festivals
Which are some of the most celebrated Indian festivals?
Deepavali, Dussehra, Christmas and Ramzan are the most celebrated Indian festivals
Why was the celebration of the festival of Jallikattu banned by the Supreme Court of India?
The unethical and cruel practice in the festival of Jallikattu was banned by the Supreme Court of India to prevent abuse of animals
What do Indian festivals have in common?
Unity in diversity and celebration of good over evil are some of the few values that every Indian festival has
Why does India celebrate festivals from other religions other than Hinduism?
India is a secular country which consists of people of various religious backgrounds who lived here from many decades and the respect they have for each of them makes them want to celebrate all festivals irrespective of their religious faith