Diwali festival is also known as Deepawali which is celebrated throughout India with great enthusiasm. Information on diwali includes, Diwali festival is one of the most popular festivals throughout the world. It is celebrated on the Amavasya day, that is the 15th day of the Kartik month. Kartik is the month according to the Hindu calendar that falls in October/November according to the English calendar every year Diwali festival is celebrated as the festival of lights. Throughout the world, Diwali festival is celebrated by Indians with extreme zeal and fervour. Navratri festival is the joyous way of worshipping Goddess Durga. The festival is celebrated all over the country with joy and fervour. ‘Nav ’ means nine and ‘Ratri’ means night. The festival is celebrated over a period of nine nights and 10 days. Navratri festival is celebrated 5 times in a year. But the main Navratari festival is celebrated in the month of October/ November. Population of India
India’s population has crossed 1.21 billion as per Census of 2011. The ratio of girls to boys is 914 girls per 1,000 boys. [for children 6 and younger]. The ratio was 927 girls to 1,000 boys in the previous census. The population in India on 1st March 2001 stood at 1,027,015,247 persons. With this, India became only the second country in the world after China to cross the one billion mark. (India is the 2nd most populated country in the world) INFORMATION OF PEOPLE The people of India are among the warmest and the most hospitable people in the world. They take pains to make their guests feel at home. Even today, Indian people believe in their age-old traditions and make sure the same values are passed onto future generations. The rich traditional background of our country fascinates the current generation. Even though they wear the latest fashionable accessories and flaunt the best cell phones, when it comes to respecting elders...
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