India is always seen with a large number of festivals because of prevalence of its Diverse cultures and religions. Different religions celebrate different religions with full enthusiasm. The Muslims celebrate Eid; The Christians celebrate Christmas, Good Friday and so on; The Sikhs celebrate Baisakhi(harvesting of Crops), The Birthdays of their Gurus(Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Guru Angad Dev Ji, etc.); The Hindus celebrate a lot of festival Holi, Diwali, Rakshabandhan, Makar Sakranti; The Jains have Mahavi Jayanti; The Buddhas celebrate the Birthday of their God Buddha as Buddha Purnima and quite honestly the no. is endless. All of these are regarded as Holidays in our book of Course.