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About Delhi - Friday, July 29, 2011 9:56:16 AM

Delhi is an international metropolis with excellent tourist spots, recreational facilities, and a history that goes back to antiquity. The people of Delhi love celeberations. Almost every day marks a social or religious event celeberated by the diverse religious and local communities. Numerous festivals are celebrated in this capital city. Since it is a melting pot of different religions and cultures, Delhi celebrates almost all the festivals that are celebrated in other parts of the country. From the Diwali of the Hindus to the Eid of the Muslims to the Christmas of the Christians to the Guru Nank Jayanti of the Sikhs, each and every festival is celebrated in Delhi. These festivals have their own share of cultural, religious and state extravaganza.

Throughout the year, the city remains immersed in the festivities. However, the festivals of New Delhi, India do get an additional touch of the city when they are celebrated here. Being a mini India in itself, Delhi is home to almost the same fairs and festivals, which are celebrated in other parts of the country. Visitors or Tour to India would take you to the city of Delhi where you will experience not only the religious festivals in Delhi, but also several other colorful occasions, which bring people together.

Some of the major festivals of Delhi NCR are:

Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Celebrations:-

Raksha Bandhan celebration is the festival to express the immaculate love between brothers and sisters.The festival is marked by the tying of a Rakhi, or holy thread, by the sister on the wrist of her brother. The brother in return offers a gift to his sister and vows to look after her as she presents sweets to her brother. The brother and sister traditionally feed one another sweets.

  • You can have Haldiram's fresh Kaju Burfee pack comes with a beautiful Rakhi that suits every brother's hand.
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This festival is being celebrated with fervor and joy since ancient period. Rakhi epitomizes the unconditional love between brothers and sisters. Ladies start the preparation at least a fortnight before the festival. In order to make the day special, they buy rakhis, rakhi gifts, rakhi pooja thalis, sweets, etc for making the day special. This is also an occasion for family get together where they collectively celebrate this holy festival. Exchange of beautiful rakhi gifts among dear ones make this occasion a sweet remembrance for many years to come.
About Rakhi Shopping Gifts Online
Sending toys, chocolates, clothes, video games, etc to children is a good idea for rakhi return gift. For others, the most preferred gifts ideas include quite practical items. People prefer sending useful gifts like decorative complimenting the house decor, bangle boxes, clothes or any other thing that the brother feels will be of use for the sister.

But before thinking of any of the above gift ideas, you should be very clear about the tastes and interests of your brother or sister. Remember it is always better to send the gift along with a packet of sweets or chocolates. Sweet accompaniments are essentials of any festival celebration.

Almost all Indians have a sweet tooth so this Rakhi don’t forget to buy something sweet for your brother. Try sweets from Haldiram's, for a range of Indian sweets. Try chocolates from Cadbury Celebrations. They are providing a wide range of chocolates with special rakhis and gift hampers for you at a reasonable price so hurry. Place your order to DH-SHOP today.
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Independence Day
Independence Day in India commemorates 15th August, the day on which India attained independence. After remaining under British rule for over 100 years, India finally regained freedom in the year 1947. Declared a National holiday, the Independence Day is celebrated throughout the country with much fanfare and gaiety.
Republic Day of India Celebrations:-
On 26th January 1950 India adopted its new constitution and became a Republic. From that year onwards, 26th January is celebrated as the Republic day of India every year. The day has been declared a National holiday since then and all the commercial as well as educational establishments observe holiday.

Happy New Year 2011:-
New Year is also a great festival of Hindus, celebrated on 1st January every year. New Year is a time for celebration, countdown parties, champange, dancing and fireworks. It’s probably the biggest celebration of the year seeing the last few hours of the old year slip away and the start of a bright new year 2011.

Christmas in Delhi
Christmas is celebrated every year on 25th December. It commemorates the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity. Conventionally, it involves decorating a fir tree, singing Christmas carols and exchanging gifts with loved ones. The main celebrations of Christmas take place on the Christmas Eve, that is December 24.

Lohri Festival
Lohri Festival is celebrated every year on 13th of January. The festival of Lohri marks the entry of the sun in the rashi of Makara.
It is the harvest festival of Punjab, which welcomes the onset of spring season and the end of the winter season.

Muharram Festival
Muharram festival is celebrated to honor the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet.

Maha Shivratri Festival

Mahashivaratri is celebrated on the 13th or 4th day of the dark half of Hindu Month of February-March. As the name "Shivratri" means "the night of Shiva", this festival is celebrated generally at night as it is believed that Lord Shiva got married to Parvati on this day.

Holi Festival
Holi festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Phagun on a full moon day. It is the festival of colors and with gulal and throwing water on each other. On this day Holika, an evil demoness, tried to burn Prahlad, a devotee of Lord Vishnu.

Navratri Festival
Navratri Festival is the festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti festivals of the Hindus. Lasting for a period of nine days.

Raksha Bandhan Festival
The festival of Raksha Bandhan celebrates love and affection between a brother and sister. It falls in the Hindu month of Shravan generally August.

Janmashtami Festival
It falls in the month of August or September, with the date being calculated every year. Janmashtami Festival is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. On this day people fast until midnight and thereafter worship the image or statute of Lord Krishna at home or temple.

Durga Puja Festival
Durga Puja festival is one of the major festivals celebrated by the Bengalis. The festival is dedicated to Ma Durga, the Goddess of power, also known as Shakti. It is believed that festival of Durga Puja commemorates the victory of the goddess over the demon Mahishasura.

Dussehra Festival
Dussehra festival has a number of legends associated with it. It is believed that it was on this day that Lord Rama killed the demon king Ravana and took over his empire, Lanka.

Guru Nanak Jayanti
Guru Nanak Jayanti festival commemorates the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev the founder of the Sikh faith. Guru Nanak Dev was born in the Hindu Month of October-November in 1469 AD at Talvandi, almost 30 miles from Lahore.
Eid Festival
Eid festival of Muslims according to the Muslim calendar, for the first time Eid falls somewhere around the month of Zil-Haji and is known as Eid-ul-Zuha. Eid-ul-Zuha celebrations in New Delhi, the capital of India, take place with great pomp and show.

Diwali Festival
One of the major Hindu festivals, it is celebrated almost in each and every city of India. There is a legend associated with this festival. It is believed that Demon King Ravana had kidnapped Sita Mata, the wife of Lord Rama, while they were undergoing their 14 years of exile.

Bhai Dooj Festival
Bhai Dooj Festival is celebrated one day after the festival of Diwali. The name Bhai Dooj, with "bhai" meaning brother and "dooj" meaning the second day after the new moon. Bhai Dooj is also known as the festival of Tikka.

Chhat Festival
The Chhath Festival is basically a major festival of Bihar, but is celebrated with equal devotion in Delhi as well. This festival, which honors the Sun God, is celebrated six days after the festival of Diwali.

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