Festivals in May 2018

Indian Festivals in May

There are a few festivals celebrated in the month of May. Some of these are: .

May Day (1st May 2018) - This day is also known as International Worker's Day or Labor Day. It is celebrated as a day of organized labor by the worker's unions and socialist groups. There are no social and cultural connotations attached to the observance of this day. It is, however, observed as a public holiday and as a mark of respect to the working class. On this day, demonstrations and processions are organized by worker's union groups and socialist groups.

Mother's Day (14th May 2018) - This day is celebrated all over the world to show gratitude towards the services which are provided by mothers to their children. Although we cannot do anything which could repay those services, but people all over India try to make their mothers feel special on this day.

Ganga Dussehra (24th May 2018) - This festival is dedicated to river Ganga. It is a celebration of "the coming down of the River Ganga on Earth". Haridwar is one place where devotees gather and bathe in the River Ganga that passes through here. People also take bath in places like Prayag in Allahabad, Garhmukteshwar, Rishikesh, and Varanasi.

Last Updated on : January 9, 2018



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