Yes, Festivals of India.
There are a LOT of festivals in India.
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Some of the major Festivals do get an official holiday for Indians. Banks and government offices get more holidays to observe these festivals. Schools also get a bunch of holidays. But businesses are mostly always open!
Some of these major festivals which are not commonly celebrated elsewhere in the world will be covered. (Rather, attempts will be made :P)
To really find out more about all of them please visit this site – they cover a LOT of festivals/holidays and the dates; not just from India but everywhere in the world.
Are there New Year Festivals too?
Oh Yes! There are many New Year Festivals celebrated throughout the Indian subcontinent. These tend to be like a spring harvest festival usually and based on the language of the region and their regional calendar.