Public holidays and observances in India

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 13 Sunday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Restricted Holiday
January 13 Sunday Lohri Restricted Holiday
January 14 Monday Makar Sankranti Restricted Holiday
January 15 Tuesday Pongal Restricted Holiday
January 26 Saturday Republic Day Public Holiday
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 10 Sunday Vasant Panchami Restricted Holiday
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 19 Tuesday Shivaji Jayanti Restricted Holiday
February 19 Tuesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Restricted Holiday
March 1 Friday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Restricted Holiday
March 4 Monday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Gazetted Holiday
March 20 Wednesday Holika Dahana Restricted Holiday
March 21 Thursday Dolyatra Restricted Holiday
March 21 Thursday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Holi National and Hinduism holiday
March 21 Thursday Hazarat Ali's Birthday Restricted Holiday
April 6 Saturday Chaitra Sukhladi Restricted Holiday
April 13 Saturday Rama Navami Gazetted Holiday
April 14 Sunday Vaisakhi Restricted Holiday
April 14 Sunday Mesadi/Vaisakhadi Restricted Holiday
April 14 Sunday Ambedkar Jayanti Observance
April 17 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 20 Saturday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 7 Tuesday Birthday of Ravindranath Restricted Holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 18 Saturday Buddha Purnima/Vesak National holiday
May 31 Friday Jamat Ul-Vida Restricted Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar Muslim and Common Local holiday
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 4 Thursday Rath Yatra Restricted Holiday
August 4 Sunday Friendship Day Observance
August 12 Monday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha Gazetted Holiday
August 15 Thursday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
August 15 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 17 Saturday Parsi New Year Restricted Holiday
August 24 Saturday Janmashtami Public Holiday
September 2 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Restricted Holiday
September 10 Tuesday Muharram/Ashura Gazetted Holiday
September 11 Wednesday Onam Restricted Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 2 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
October 5 Saturday Maha Saptami Restricted Holiday
October 6 Sunday Maha Ashtami Restricted Holiday
October 7 Monday Maha Navami Restricted Holiday
October 8 Tuesday Dussehra Gazetted Holiday
October 13 Sunday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Restricted Holiday
October 17 Thursday Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) Restricted Holiday
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
October 27 Sunday Naraka Chaturdasi Restricted Holiday
October 28 Monday Govardhan Puja Restricted Holiday
October 29 Tuesday Bhai Duj Restricted Holiday
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 2 Saturday Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Restricted Holiday
November 10 Sunday Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad Gazetted Holiday
November 12 Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
November 24 Sunday Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day Restricted Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 23 Monday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 30 Monday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Restricted Holiday
January 14 Tuesday Lohri Restricted Holiday
January 15 Wednesday Makar Sankranti Restricted Holiday
January 15 Wednesday Pongal Restricted Holiday
January 25 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
January 26 Sunday Republic Day Public Holiday
January 29 Wednesday Vasant Panchami Restricted Holiday
February 9 Sunday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Restricted Holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
February 18 Tuesday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Restricted Holiday
February 19 Wednesday Shivaji Jayanti Restricted Holiday
February 21 Friday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Gazetted Holiday
March 9 Monday Hazarat Ali's Birthday Restricted Holiday
March 9 Monday Holika Dahana Restricted Holiday
March 10 Tuesday Holi National and Hinduism holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 25 Wednesday Chaitra Sukhladi Restricted Holiday
April 2 Thursday Rama Navami Gazetted Holiday
April 6 Monday Mahavir Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
April 9 Thursday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 13 Monday Vaisakhi Restricted Holiday
April 14 Tuesday Mesadi/Vaisakhadi Restricted Holiday
April 14 Tuesday Ambedkar Jayanti Observance
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 7 Thursday Birthday of Ravindranath Restricted Holiday
May 7 Thursday Buddha Purnima/Vesak National holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 22 Friday Jamat Ul-Vida Restricted Holiday
May 25 Monday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar Muslim and Common Local holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 23 Tuesday Rath Yatra Restricted Holiday
July 31 Friday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha Gazetted Holiday
August 2 Sunday Friendship Day Observance
August 3 Monday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday
August 12 Wednesday Janmashtami Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Parsi New Year Restricted Holiday
August 15 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 22 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Restricted Holiday
August 29 Saturday Muharram/Ashura Gazetted Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 2 Friday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
October 22 Thursday Maha Saptami Restricted Holiday
October 23 Friday Maha Ashtami Restricted Holiday
October 24 Saturday Maha Navami Restricted Holiday
October 25 Sunday Dussehra Gazetted Holiday
October 29 Thursday Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad Gazetted Holiday
October 31 Saturday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Restricted Holiday
October 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
November 4 Wednesday Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) Restricted Holiday
November 14 Saturday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
November 14 Saturday Naraka Chaturdasi Restricted Holiday
November 15 Sunday Govardhan Puja Restricted Holiday
November 16 Monday Bhai Duj Restricted Holiday
November 20 Friday Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Restricted Holiday
November 24 Tuesday Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day Restricted Holiday
November 30 Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti Gazetted Holiday
December 11 Friday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 18 Friday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance