Monday, August 20, 2018
Dadra and Nagar Haveli


Festivals


 
Normally all feast of Hindus, Muslims and Christians are celebrated in this territory. However, tribal celebrations differ. Varli and Kokna tribals celebrate Diwali in the name of Barash. Akhatrij is celebrated by Kokna tribes where ladies are the main participants. Divaso is celebrated by Dhodia and Varli tribes. Rakhi-Bandhan is celebrated by Dhodia. 

Other festivals are Bhawada amongst Varli and Koli tribes, Kali Puja by all tribes after harvesting of crops and Gram Devi before harvesting. Festival Calendar of Dadra &Nagar Haveli.

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