The major festivals are Dussehra, Kali Puja, Ganesh Chaturthi, Basanta Panchami, Makar Sankranti, Janmastami, Ram Navami, Akshya Tritiya, Holi and
others, to name only a few. These festivals are observed by the Hindus
but there are other festivals also such as Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha and
Muharram observed by the Muslims. The Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are observed by the Christians and the Guru Nanak Jayanati is observed by the Sikhs or Punjabis.People observe these festivals with great devotion as they believe that
fasts and festivals purify their minds and inspire them to lead a better
and purer life. If is for this reason that the old, young and children
all observe these fasts and festivals with great gusto and enthusiasm.