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Ashokastami Rath Yatra of Lingaraj

Ashokastami Rath Yatra Ashokastami Rath Yatra is also known as Lord Lingaraj Car Festival. Lingaraj Temple is situated at Bhubanswar, Orissa. The annual car festival of Lord Lingaraj is widely famous as Ashokastami Rath Yatra. It is the annual festival celebrated on the eighth day of the month of Chaitra (March or April) with great […]

Holi 2012 India Date

Holi 2012 India Date Holi, the festival usually celebrated in the month of March to celebrate the end of Spring. In this occasion, people have fun throwing coloured powder and colourful water at eachother. Holi is celebrated all over India with own ritual styles. In Orissa, it is a festival of color and worship of […]

Dola Purnima 2012 Date

Dola Purnima 2012 Date Dola Purnima is also known as Vasantotsav or Spring Festival or Basant Utsav. Usually Dola Purnima is celebrated in March. In Orissa, it is celebrated for five days. The idols of Lord Krishna are worshipped from Dashami (10th day of the bright fortnight) to the full moon day. It starts from […]

January 23 : Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday

January 23 : Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday Subhas Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897 in a bengali family in Cuttack, Orissa. His fither’s name is Janakinath Bose and Prabhavati Devi is his mother. He studied in Stewart School and Ravenshaw Collegiate School. From there he went to the Presidency College for higher study. […]

Teachers Day is celebrated on September 5

Teachers Day in India Teachers Day is celebrated on 5th September of every year in India. It is the birth day of academic philosopher Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. He was also the second President of India. Teachers Day celebrated in different dates in different countries. World Teachers Day is celebrated on October 5. Teachers Day Quotes […]

National Sports Day is observed on 29 August

National Sports Day in India is observed on 29 August of every year. Indians with the love of sports greet eachother with sports day quotes, sayings. The activities of sports people on this day includes arrangement of special drawing competetion for kids, speech competetion, writing essay, article on sports day etc. Some sports associations organise […]