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 Hazarat Ali's Birthday Restricted Holiday
March 21 Thursday Holi National and Hinduism holiday
March 21 Thursday Dolyatra Restricted Holiday
March 21 Thursday March equinox Season
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 Naraka Chaturdasi Restricted Holiday
October 27 Sunday Diwali/Deepavali Observance
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