Indian Festivals in January 2022 | List of Festivals of India in January

Indian Festivals in January

The upcoming Indian Festivals in January are National Festival, Religious Festival, Harvest Festival, Kite Festival, and Sun Festivals in India. You can also find the birthday of some legendary personalities in India. The famous list of festivals in India: India is a nation of vibrant culture. India celebrates various festivals throughout the year. Every festival is different in its means.

List of Festivals of India in January

The list of Indian Festivals in January is given below. You can find the Indian Festival Name along with the date and day – 

  • English New Year – 1 January 2022 – Saturday
  • Hanuman Jayanti (Tamil) – 2 January 2022 – Sunday
  • Vinayaka Chaturthi – 6 January 2022 – Thursday
  • National Youth Day – 12 January 2022 – Wednesday
  • Swami Vivekananda Jayanti – 12 January 2022 – Wednesday
  • Tailang Swami Jayanti – 13 January 2022 – Thursday
  • Bhogi Pandigai – 13 January 2022 – Thursday
  • Lohri – 13 January 2022 – Thursday
  • Pongal – 14 January 2022 – Friday
  • Makara Sankranti – 14 January 2022 – Friday
  • Kumbh Mela Starts – 14 January, 27 April 2022
  • Uttarayana – 14 January 2022 – Friday 
  • Magh Bihu – 14 January 2022 – Friday
  • Mattu Pongal – 16 January 2022 – Sunday
  • Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti – 20 January 2021 – Wednesday
  • Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti – 23 January 2022 – Sunday
  • Republic Day – 26 January 2022 – Wednesday
  • Gandhi Punyatithi – 30 January 2022 – Sunday

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is mainly a North Indian Festival popularly celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand but also celebrated in other parts of the country. Makar Sankranti is also known as Kite Festival in Gujarat.

Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri, and Uttarayan are known as Sun Festivals in IndiaMakar Sankranti, Lohri and Pongal is also known as Harvest Festivals in India. Pongal is a Harvest festival in South India whereas Lohri is a harvest festival in Punjab. Know More About Makar Sankranti. Visit Here:- Makar Sankranti Celebration

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Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is one of the Religious and Traditional Indian fairs organized at four places in India. These four places are Ujjain, Nasik, Prayagraj, and Haridwar. After every 12 years, the Kumbh fair is known as Maha Kumbh.

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Republic Day of India

Republic Day is one of the National Festivals of India. The celebration of Republic Day starts from Rajpath at India Gate in Delhi. All over the country, a glimpse of patriotism and Indian culture can be seen. Other National festivals are Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.

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Pongal: Harvest Festival of Tamil

Pongal is a South Indian harvest festival. The festival is celebrated by the Tamil community mostly in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Shri Lanka. The festival is a thanksgiving ceremony for Sun, Mother Nature, and animals responsible for a good harvest. The festival is celebrated for 4 days every year. Know more:- Pongal- South Indian Harvest Festival.

We also celebrate the birthday of some legendary personalities such as Swami Vivekananda, Guru Govind Singh

We also celebrate the Death Anniversary of the Father of India-Mahatma Gandhi.