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Since 2006, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry in India (JCCII) has worked as a pivotal organization working towards the welfare of Japanese companies in India.

Having started with around 100 member companies in 2006, today the organization has grown to a membership more than 300 companies mostly in and around Delhi NCR.

 

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Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped. The ninth day is celebrated as Ram Navami and the next day is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijayadashami, the victory of good over evil.
(1 –10 October).
Dussehra or Vijayadashami an important Hindu festival celebrated in a variety of ways in India and Nepal. Dasa-hara is a form of Dasanan ravan ("Ravana's defeat"). The day marks the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana in Treta Yuga. The day also marks the end of Durga Puja observers immerse idols, visit and exchange gifts. The goddess Durga fought with evil for ten days and nine nights. (11 October).

Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in many countries in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. Karva is another word for 'pot' (a small earthen pot of water) and chauth means 'fourth' in Hindi (a reference to the fact that the festival falls on the fourth day after the full moon, of the month of Kartik). (19 October).

Diwali 2016 is just around the corner! The event of the year for people in India and the Indian communities around the world!
The word " Diwali" is a contraction of "Deepavali", originating from the Sanskrit word Dīpāvalī (दीपावली) which can be translated to "Row of Lights". Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the "Festival of Lights". Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called "Deepavali".
Diwali celebrates to victory of the Good over the Evil and Light over Darkness. Is has a major religious significance for Hindus, Sikhs and Jains alike. Before Diwali night, people clean, renovate and decorate their homes. On Diwali night, Hindus dress up in new clothes or their best outfit, light up diyas (lamps and candles) inside and outside their home, participate in family puja typically to Lakshmi - the goddess of wealth and prosperity. After puja (prayers), fireworks follow, then a family feast including mithai (sweets), and an exchange of gifts between family members and close friends. Diwali also marks a major shopping period in nations where it is celebrated (30 October).



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01/09/2011 JCCII Web Site has opened !!


 
 
 
 
 
 

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