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    • Festival Fun
    • Gudi Padwa• Gudi Padwa refers to Maharashtrian New Year.• People start new activities on this day.• They decorate their houses with gudis and torans.• Puja is performed to the Gudi.
    • Parsi New Year(Navroz)• It is commonly known as Navroz• Parsis worship the sacred fire in their fire temple known as Agiari• They wear their traditional costumes on this day
    • Ramzan Eid• It is also known as Eid-ul-Fitr.• Muslims fast for the month of Ramadan.• They offer prayers(Namaaz)at the Mosque.• They prepare a special dish known as Sewiyan & share amongst their friends & relatives.
    • Dassara• It is also known as Vijay Dashami.• On this day Lord Rama defeated Ravana & killed him.• Houses are decorated with torans.• Crackers are also burnt signifying Ravan Dehan• During Navratri Dandiya Ras is performed
    • Diwali• It is also known as Deepavali ; a festival of lights.• New clothes are worn and crackers are lit.• Houses are decorated with Diyas & Rangolis.• Laxmi Poojan is performed.• Sweets and savouries are made & offered to Goddess Laxmi
    • • Guru Nanak founded the Sikh religion• His birth anniversary is celebrated with great joy every year• Greetings are exchanged amongst relatives• Procession is carried out to mark the celebration.
    • MerryChristmas
    • Christmas• Christmas/X’mas refers to the birthday of Jesus Christ.• Christians offer prayers to Jesus in the Church• Christmas is signified by the arrival of Santa Claus; who gifts children.• Christmas tree is decorated and cakes and other delicacies are prepared
    • ByUjwalla Miss