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Dhanbad is located in the eastern part of India in the state of Jharkhand. After Jamshedpur, it is known to be the top industrial city of Jharkhand. The city is home to people from different religions, society and culture that live together in peace and harmony. Dhanbad is a great tourist destination because of the presence of coal mines, lakes, wildlife, waterfalls, dams, mountains and rivers.
Dhanbad has a huge number of coal mines, coal washers and even a famous research institute, which is the Indian School of Mines. No doubt, the city is known as the ‘Coal Capital of India’. Hence, Dhanbad attracts a lot of tourists from all over India and even abroad and is also known to be a popular business destination. A large number of business people prefer Business Hotels in Dhanbad. They provide excellent service along with many facilities.
A number of festivals are celebrated in Dhanbad due to its rich cultural diversity. Not only the residents, those staying in Dhanbad hotels or visiting here get a chance to be a part of these events. Some of the major festivals celebrated with lot of excitement in Dhanbad are:
Holi - It is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima in the month of March. Here, people believe in the legend of Holika and light bonfire on the eve of Holi followed by playing with colors the next day.
Diwali - It is one of the major festivals which start with Dhanteras followed by the worship of Goddess Lakshmi. People decorate their homes with lights, candles and diyas. Tribal people usually worship Maa Kali on the day of Diwali.
Chhath Puja - It is celebrated twice a year, in March and November. Sun God is worshipped on this day.
Basant Panchami - This day is celebrated to welcome the spring season with various rites and rituals. Kite flying is another major activity during this time.
Ramnavami - This festival is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Rama with people fasting and offering prayer. This marks the beginning of the wedding season in the region.
Karma - It is one of the most popular tribal festivals where they fast and perform cultural performances while placing a branch of Sal on the ground.
Sarhul - This is another tribal festival where they worship Goddess Sarna who is believed to protect them from natural calamities.
Dussehra - This festival is celebrated for 10 days to rejoice the victory of Lord Rama.
Other festivals like Vishwakarma puja, Durga puja and Eid are also celebrated in Dhanbad like in other parts of the country with pomp and fervor. No one can afford to miss any of these festivals while staying in Dhanbad. Best options for staying in boutique hotels in Dhanbad. All the festivals are celebrated with great joy and frolic without any kind of discrimination.