- Akhatrij (Akshaya Tritiya): celebrated in West India esp. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Goa and Konkan regions
- Bhogali Bihu: (or Magh Bihu) is a harvest festival celebrated in Assam which marks the end of harvesting season in mid-January.
- Deepoli Parba: celebrated by the Tuluva people from Karnataka/Kerala (India).
- Dree Festival is an agricultural festival of the Apatanis of Ziro valley in Lower Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh, which is celebrated every year from 4 to 7 July.
- Gudhi Padwa: celebrated by the Marathi people in Maharashtra, Karnataka (India)
- holi: celebrated in North-West India especially Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat.
- JurShital on 13th or 14th April in Mithila (Portion of Bihar & Nepal).
- Kanyarkali is an agricultural festival of the Malayalee Moothan, Nair and Tharakan communities of Chittur and Alathur thaluks of Palakkad in Kerala, India.
- Lohri: celebrated in North India esp. Punjab
- Makar Sankranti: north India
- Nabanna: Bengal region which comprises West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh
- Onam: celebrated by Malayali people in Kerala (India) and other places
- Pongal: celebrated by the Tamil people in Tamil Nadu (India) and other places
- Puthari/Huthari : Coorg, Karnataka (south India)
- Sankranthi or Makar Sankranti: Celebrated in almost all regions of India including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.Celebrated in January, this harvest festival goes by different names in different states.
- Traditional New Year celebrations in Sri Lanka coincides with the harvest festival in mid-April.
- Solung: falls between June and July for nine days. The Adi (also Abor) is a major collective tribe living in the Himalayan hills of Arunachal Pradesh
- Vaisakhi (or Baisakhi): celebrated by Punjabi people in Punjab (India), other parts of North India and elsewhere. The festival falls on the first day of Vaisakh month (usually mid-April), and marks the Punjabi New Year.
- Vasant Panchami: celebrated in West India esp. Gujarat, This festival is celebrated in Nepal, West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh to invoke wisdom and consciousness in human beings.
- Vishu is an agricultural festival celebrated by Malayali people in Kerala (India) and other places
- Ugadi is a festival celebrated by Telugu people in Andra Pradesh (India)
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