FestivalDetails
Thrissur Poorama, KeralaHeld without grand celebrations due to corona. One of the biggest temple festivals of Kerala. Started by Sakthan Thampuran, a ruler of Kochi.
Bishnu Sendra Parva, Jharkhand, Odisha, BengalAnnual hunting festival by tribes. For the first time, not a single animal was killed in Jharkhand.
Meena Bharani festival, Keralaat Sri Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple, Kodungalloor. Kavutheendal ceremony
Chapchar Kut, MizoramFestival of Mizos. Bamboos and cut down trees are awaited to dry to be burnt for jhumming. Important parts Cheraw: popular bamboo danceKhuallam: a welcome dance for guests during community festivities.Chheihlam: a community dance.Solakia: a war dance.
Raja ParbaA festival of Odisha Celebrating the onset of monsoon and beginning of earth’s womanhood.
Jagannath Rath Yatra, OdishaAt Puri, the temple town in Odisha.Anantavarman Chodaganga sculpted theJagannath temple. (ruler of Eastern Ganga dynasty in 11th Century)
Dharma Chakra Day / Asaadh PoornimaThe day commemorates Buddha’s First Sermon to his first five ascetic disciples at the Deer Park, Rsipatana in present day Sarnath near Varanasi.The day of Dharma Chakra Parvattana.International Buddhist Confederation, under Ministry of Culture is celebrating it.IBC was created in Global Buddhist Congregation, New Delhi- in 2011.
Paryushan ParvaA festival of Jains
Nuakhai; Odisha, ChhattisgarhAgricultural festival to welcome the new crop.
Parkash PurabFirst Parkash Purab marks installation of Guru Granth Sahib in Golden temple (Harmandir Sahib) in 1604.

NEW YEAR FESTIVALS

NameDetails
Rongali Bihu or Bohag BihuAssam  
BaisakhiHarvest festival in Punjab. Guru Gobind Singh (10th guru of Sikhs) chose it to establish Khalsa in 1699.
Naba Barsha or Poila BaisakhWest Bengal  
Puthandu (Puthuvarsham/Pirappu)Tamil Nadu Mentioned in Sangam literature.
VishuKerala
Maha Vishuva SankrantiOdisha
Pana SankrantiOdisha
Jude SheetalBihar Also called Maithili New Year
NavrehKashmir
LosarTibet
NavrozParsi New Year
Gudi padwaMarathi & Konkani
UgadiTelugu