Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. It is known as the crown state of India. It is rich in culture and diversity. This article lists the major festivals celebrated by Jammu and Kashmir every year.
The festival of Holi is celebrated with much enthusiasm in the state of Jammu and Kashmir Holi is known as the festival of colours. It is celebrated in the month of March every year and it spans for two days. The first day starts off with fasting and prayers. In the evening, bonfires are lit in celebration of the triumph of good over evil. This also symbolises the end of the harsh winters. The second day commences with people playing with colours and coloured water.