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Festivals of Western India: unlock India

West side of India is land of lively people. They celebrate everyday with full spirit. Every day is a celebration there. You get immersed in the vibrant hues of their colourful celebrations. These festivals are nothing short of a beautiful version of life. So let’s discuss the Festivals of Western India and feel the fun thoroughly.

 3 most popular festivals of the western states

# Rajasthan:

Rajasthan is the land of myriad fairs and festivals. Here are the festivals celebrated on this golden land:

  • 3-day long, delightful desert festival is held in February in Golden City, Jaisalmer.
  • They welcome monsoon season with an outstanding festival, Teej. It is also celebrated to express wife’s love to her husband. This festival is celebrated in Jaipur.
  • Gangaur is also celebrated in Jaipur to mark the home-coming of Goddess Parvati.

 

# Gujrat:

It is also a vibrant land with people of colourful moods. So let’s see their festivals:

  • Kartik Purnima Fair is celebrated for 3 weeks and is the best time for purchasing clothes and jewellery.
  • Navratri is religious festival that lasts for 10 days full of acoustics music with dandya, garba and falguni pathak.
  • Janmashtmi is the most awaited celebration of this amazing land. You can enjoy dahi-handi celebrated with full zeal.

 

# Maharashtra:

Every day comes with a certain reason of celebration here. So here is an overview of 3 festivals:

  • Auspicious day of Ganesh Chathurthi is celebrated with full devotion in August.
  • Makar Sankranti is held to welcome spring with open arms by flying kites.
  • Bhau Beej is celebrated to mark special bond between sister and brother.

 

# Goa:

This wonderful land gives insights of Portuguese culture. So let’s see festivals here:

  • Carnival festival is the most famous celebration of Goa. It is celebrated for 3 days and 3 nights.
  • You can never expect better celebration of Christmas than that celebrated in Goa.
  • 3 Kings Feast is another most popular celebration of the land of beaches.

 

So enjoy every celebration with full zeal!

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