November is one of the most vibrant months of the year. It's about welcoming winter along with most awaited festivals.

Deepawali or Diwali is the festival of lights symbolizing the victory of righteousness. The word "Deepawali" refers to rows of diyas or clay lamps. Bhai Duj, Guru Nanak's birthday, Id-e-Milad, Chhat Puja and Govardhan Puja will also be observed during this month. 14th November, the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru is celebrated as Bal Diwas.

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