Saturday, 17 October 2015

Holiday List 2016 - Government Gazetted Restricted Holidays and Festival Holidays in 2016

Government Gazetted Holidays in 2016 - Public Holidays List 2016

Welcome new year 2016. You must be looking for the upcoming holidays in the year 2016. If you are planning your vacation for this year you need to know the festival holiday dates so that you can plan your trip accordingly.
You may be in any part of India this list of Holidays will help you to plan your vacations. So are you in India and looking for the Central Government Holidays, gazetted Holidays and Restricted Holidays list for 2016?

Do you want to plan your vacations and holidays in advance?

Are you looking for the Government Public Holiday List? For that you need to look at the Holiday Calendar for 2016. Check out the Central and State Government Holiday list for 2016, book you bus train or air tickets in advance and plan your holidays accordingly.
Below you can check the list of Holidays for 2016. You can see here the Government Holidays, gazette Holidays and Restricted Holidays. All the festival Holidays, anniversaries, National Holidays are given below.


Holiday Calendar 2016 –List of Government/Gazetted Holidays

List of Government Gazetted and Restricted Holidays in 2016

Are you looking for the Public Holiday List for 2016? Do you want to know the dates of festivals and fairs in 2015? Are you planning your vacation and want to know the holiday dates for 2016? 

Do you know how many holidays in 2016 will fall on Friday so that you can have an extended weekend? Do you want to know how many festivals and leaves in 2016 will fall on Monday so that you can have an extended weekend? Do you know which are the months when you have the highest number of gazetted and Government Holidays?

Below is the list of Holidays for 2016. Government Holidays, gazette Holidays and Restricted Holidays are mentioned here. All the festival Holidays, anniversaries, National Holidays are given below.
Plan your vacations for 2016 but before that check the Holiday calendar and dates so that you can save your leaves from your quota.

These holidays are as per the Circular issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

You are living in any part of India be it Delhi, Punjab, Jammu Kashmir, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Gujarat, Odisha, Meghalaya, Arunachal or any other state or Union Territory of India, check out the Month wise Holiday list for 2016


Check the Holiday list 2016 now and plan your vacations
S No
Date
Holiday
Day
1
26th January 2016
Republic Day 
 Tuesday
2
24th  March 2016
Holi 
 Thursday
3
25th March 2016
Good Friday 
 Friday
4
15th April 2016
Ram Navami 
 Friday
5
20th April 2016
Mahavir Jayant 
 Wednesday
6
21st May 2016
Buddha Purnima 
 Saturday
7
16th July 2016
Idu'l Fitr 
 Wednesday
8
15th August 2016
Independence Day 
 Monday
9
25th August 2016
Janmashtami 
 Thrusday
10
12th September 2016
Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid) 
 Monday
11
2nd October 2016
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday 
 Sunday
12
11th October 2016
Dussehra 
 Tuesday
13
12th October 2016
Muharram 
 Wednesday
14
30th October 2016
Diwali (Deepavali) 
 Sunday
15
14th November 2016
Guru Nanak's Birthday 
 Monday
16
13th December 2016
Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
Tuesday
17
25th December 2016
Christmas 
 Sunday 




Government/Gazetted Holidays in January 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday




1
New Year's Day (R)
2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14
Makar Sankranti (R)
15
Pongal (R)
16
Guru Govind Singh's Birthday (R)
17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26
Republic Day (G)
27

28

29

30

31

Government/Gazetted Holidays in February 2016

  Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12
Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (R)
13

14

15

16

17

18

19
Shivaji Jayanti (R)
20

21

22
Guru Ravidas's Birthday (R)
23

24

25

26

27

28

29








GOVERNMENT/GAZETTED HOLIDAYS IN MARCH 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

1

2

3

4
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (R)
5

6

7
Maha Shivaratri (R)
8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23
Holika Dahan, Dolyatra (R)
24
Holi (G)
25
Good Friday (G)
26

27
Easter Sunday (R)
28

29

30

31





Government/Gazetted Holidays in April 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday




1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8
Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand (R)
9

10

11

12

13
Vaisakhi/Vishu (R)
14
Masadi/Vaisakhadi,Bahag Bihu (Asam) (R)
15
Ram Navami (G)
16

17

18

19

20
Mahavir Jayanti (G)
21
Hazarat Ali's Birthday (R)
22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30



Government/Gazetted Holidays in May 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday






1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8
Guru Rabindranath's Birthday (R)
9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21
Buddha Purnima (G)
22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31








Government/Gazetted Holidays in June 2016

Unfortunately there is no holiday in June
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday


1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30





Government/Gazetted Holidays in July 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday




1
Jamat-Ul--Vida (R)
2

3

4

5

6
Idu'l Fitr (G)
Rath Yatra (R)
7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31



Government/Gazetted Holidays in August 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15
Independence Day (G)
16

17
Parsi New Year's day / Nauraj (R)
18
Raksha Bandhan (R)
19

20

21

22

23

24

25
Janmashtami (G)
26

27

28

29

30

31







Government/Gazetted Holidays in September 2016

  Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday



1

2

3

4

5
Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi (R)
6

7

8

9

10

11

12
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) (G)
13

14
Onam (R)
15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30




Government/Gazetted Holidays in October 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday





1

2
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday (G)
3

4

5

6

7

8
Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) (R)
9
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) (R)
10
Dussehra (Maha Navmi) (R)
11
Dussehra (G)
12
Muharram (G)
13

14

15

16
Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday (R)
17

18

19
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) (R)
20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29
Deepavali (South India) (R)
Naraka Chaturdasi (R)
30
Diwali (Deepavali) (G)
31
Govardhan Puja (R)








Government/Gazetted Holidays in November 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

1
Bhai Duj (R)
2

3

4

5

6
Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) (R)
7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14
Guru Nanak's Birthday (G)
15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24
Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day (R)
25

26

27

28

29

30







Government/Gazetted Holidays in December 2016

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday



1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13
Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E- Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) (G)
14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24
Christmas Eve (R)
25
Christmas (G)
26

27

28

29

30

31




Please check the list announced by government of India in the below site

http://india.gov.in/calendar


Thursday

January 01

New Years Day

Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only


Thursday

January 01

New Years Day

Public Sector. Telangana only. Compensated by Sat Feb 14


Saturday

January 03

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


Sunday

January 04

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana


Monday

January 05

Guru Govind Singh Jayanti

Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher


Monday

January 12

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

West Bengal only.


Tuesday

January 13

Bhogi

Andhra Pradesh Only


Wednesday

January 14

Pongal

Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki


Thursday

January 15

Pongal

Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana


Friday

January 16

Thiruvalluvar Day

Tamil Nadu only


Saturday

January 17

Uzhavar Tirunal

Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only


Wednesday

January 21

Sonam Lhochar

Sikkim only. Tamang New Year


Friday

January 23

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement


Saturday

January 24

Vasant Panchami

Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only


Saturday

January 24

Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti

Haryana only


Sunday

January 25

Statehood Day

Himachal Pradesh only


Monday

January 26

Republic Day

Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India


Saturday

January 31

Me-dam-me-phi

Assam. Ancestor festival


Tuesday

February 03

Guru Ravidas Birthday

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only


Saturday

February 14

Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

Haryana only


Tuesday

February 17

Maha Shivratri

Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha


Thursday

February 19

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

Maharashtra (Mumbai) only


Thursday

February 19

Losar

Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year


Friday

February 27

Public Holiday

Haryana only. Marks the death of a key official


Thursday

March 05

Doljatra

Holi Dahan. Assam, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.


Friday

March 06

Holi



Wednesday

March 18

Public Holiday

Goa. Polling day for zilla panchayat elections


Saturday

March 21

Ugadi

Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh.


Monday

March 23

Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev

Haryana only


Saturday

March 28

Ram Navami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya


Wednesday

April 01

Odisha Day

Odisha only. Utkal Divas


Thursday

April 02

Mahavir Jayanti

The most important religious holiday in Jainism


Friday

April 03

Good Friday

Friday before Easter Sunday


Sunday

April 05

Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only


Monday

April 13

Vaisakhi

Haryana only


Tuesday

April 14

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar


Tuesday

April 14

Tamil New Year

Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only


Tuesday

April 14

Vaisakhi

Haryana only


Wednesday

April 15

Himachal Day

Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948


Wednesday

April 15

Bengali New Year

Tripura, West Bengal only


Wednesday

April 15

Vishu

Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar


Monday

April 20

Parashurama Jayanti

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only


Friday

May 01

Maharashtra Day

Maharashtra (Mumbai) only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960


Friday

May 01

May Day

Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only


Sunday

May 03

Hazrat Alis Birthday

Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad


Monday

May 04

Buddha Purnima

Birth of Buddha


Saturday

May 09

Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore

Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.


Wednesday

May 20

Maharana Pratap Jayanti

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only


Tuesday

June 02

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.


Monday

June 15

Raja Sankranti

Odisha only


Tuesday

June 16

Arjun Dev Martyrdom day

Punjab Only


Friday

July 10

Jumat-ul-Wida

Last Friday of Ramadam


Saturday

July 18

Idul Fitr

All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh


Saturday

August 15

Independence Day



Monday

August 17

Teej

Haryana only


Tuesday

August 18

Parsi New Year

Jamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only


Thursday

August 27

First Onam

Kerala only. Harvest Festival


Friday

August 28

Thiruvonam

Kerala only. Harvest Festival


Saturday

August 29

Raksha Bandhan

Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.


Saturday

September 05

Janmashtami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna


Tuesday

September 15

Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev

Assam only


Thursday

September 17

Ganesh Chaturthi

Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata


Friday

September 18

Nuakhai

Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi


Monday

September 21

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer


Wednesday

September 23

Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day

Haryana only


Thursday

September 24

Idul Juha

Bakrid.


Friday

September 25

Idul Juha

Bakrid. Assam, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra


Friday

October 02

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

Gandhi Jayanti.


Monday

October 12

Mahalaya

Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.


Tuesday

October 13

Muharram

Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community


Tuesday

October 13

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati

Haryana only


Tuesday

October 20

Saptami of Durgapuja

Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal


Wednesday

October 21

Ayudha Puja

Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu


Thursday

October 22

Dussehra

Vijaya Dashami.


Thursday

October 22

Mahanavami

Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra


Friday

October 23

Vijaya Dashami

Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim. Dussehra


Friday

October 23

Muharram

Tamil Nadu only


Saturday

October 24

Muharram (10th Day)

Day of Ashurah


Saturday

October 24

Durga Puja

Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only


Tuesday

October 27

Maharishi Valmiki Birthday

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.


Tuesday

October 27

Lakshmi Puja

Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.


Sunday

November 01

Kannada Rajyothsava

Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day


Sunday

November 01

Haryana Day

Haryana only.


Tuesday

November 10

Deewali

Deepawali.


Tuesday

November 10

Kali Puja

Odisha only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali


Wednesday

November 11

Kali Puja

West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali


Wednesday

November 11

Deewali

Deepawali. Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana


Wednesday

November 11

Diwali

Laxmi Puja. Maharashtra


Thursday

November 12

Diwali

Deepawali. Maharashtra


Thursday

November 12

Vishavkarma day

Haryana only


Wednesday

November 25

Rasa Purnima

Odisha only


Wednesday

November 25

Guru Nanak Birthday

The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik


Thursday

December 24

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.


Friday

December 25

Christmas Day

Observed in all states


Saturday

December 26

Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday

Haryana, Punjab only.







Central Government Holidays – Gazetted and Restricted Holidays 2014 – Public Holidays List

Holidays in January 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 – New Year’s Day (restricted holiday)

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 – Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday (restricted holiday)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 – Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) (Gazetted Holiday)
                                  Makar Sakranti (restricted holiday)
                                  Pongal (restricted holiday)

Sunday January 26, 2014 – Republic Day (Gazetted Holiday)

Holidays in February 2014

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 – Basant Panchami/Shri Panchami (restricted holiday)

Friday, February 14, 2014 – Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday (restricted holiday)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – Shivaji jayanti (restricted holiday)

Monday, February 24, 2014 – Swami Dayanad Saraswati Jayanti (restricted holiday)

Thursday, February 27, 2014 – Maha Shivratri (restricted holiday)

Holidays in March 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014 – Holika Dahan (restricted holiday)

Monday, March 17, 2014 – Holi (Gazetted Holiday)

Monday, March 31, 2014 – Chautra Suldadi/ Gudi Padava/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand (restricted holiday)

Holidays in April 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – Ram Navami (Gazetted Holiday)

Sunday, April 13, 2014 – Mahavir Jayanti (Gazetted Holiday)

Monday, April 14, 2014 – Vaisakhi/ Vishu/ Masadi (restricted holiday)

Tuesday, April 14, 2014 – Vaisakhadi (Bengal)/ Bahag Bihu (Assam) – restricted holiday

Friday, April 18, 2014 – Good Friday (Gazetted Holiday)

Sunday, April 20, 2014 – Easter Sunday (restricted holiday)

Holidays in May 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014 – Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday – restricted holiday

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – Hazrat Ali’s Birthday - restricted holiday

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 – Budha Purnima - Gazetted holiday

Holidays in June 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014 – Rath Yatra - restricted holiday

Holidays in July

Friday, July 25, 2014 – Jamat-Ul-Vida - restricted holiday

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 – Idu’l Fitr - Gazetted holiday

Holidays in August 2014

Sunday, August 10, 2014 – Raksha Bandhan - restricted holiday

Friday, August 15, 2014 – Independence Day – Gazetted holiday

Monday, August 18, 2014 – Janmashtami – Gazetted holiday
                                  Parsi New Year’s Day/nauroz - restricted holiday

Friday, August 29, 2014 – Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesha Chaturthi - restricted holiday

Holidays in September 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Onam - restricted holiday

Holidays in October 2014


Wednesday October 1, 2014 – Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) - restricted holiday

Thursday October 2, 2014 – Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday - Gazetted holiday/ Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) - restricted holiday

Friday October 3, 2014 – Dussehra - Gazetted holiday/ Dussehra (Maha navami) - restricted holiday

Monday October 6, 2014 – Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid) - Gazetted holiday

Wednesday October 8, 2014 – Maharishi Balmiki’s Birthday - restricted holiday

Saturday October 11, 2014 – Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chauth) - restricted holiday

Wednesday October 22, 2014 – Deepavali (South India) - restricted holiday
                                                          Naraka Chaturdasi - restricted holiday
Thursday October 23, 2014 – Diwali (Deepavali) - Gazetted holiday

Friday October 24, 2014 – Govardhan Puja - restricted holiday

Saturday October 25, 2014 – Bhai Duj - restricted holiday

Wednesday October 29, 2014 – Pratihar Shasti/Surya Shasti (Chhat Puja) - restricted holiday

Holidays in November 2014

Tuesday November 4, 2014 – Moharram - Gazetted holiday

Thursday November 6, 2014 – Guru Nanak’s Birthday - Gazetted holiday

Monday November 24, 2014 – Guru Teg Bahadur’s martyrdom Day - restricted holiday

Holidays in December 2014

Wednesday December 24, 2014 – Christmas Eve - restricted holiday

Thursday December 25, 2014 – Christmas - Gazetted holiday




Please check the list announced by government of India in the below site

http://india.gov.in/calendar

HOLIDAY LIST 2015
Thursday

January 01

New Years Day

Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only


Thursday

January 01

New Years Day

Public Sector. Telangana only. Compensated by Sat Feb 14


Saturday

January 03

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad


Sunday

January 04

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana


Monday

January 05

Guru Govind Singh Jayanti

Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher


Monday

January 12

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

West Bengal only.


Tuesday

January 13

Bhogi

Andhra Pradesh Only


Wednesday

January 14

Pongal

Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki


Thursday

January 15

Pongal

Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana


Friday

January 16

Thiruvalluvar Day

Tamil Nadu only


Saturday

January 17

Uzhavar Tirunal

Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only


Wednesday

January 21

Sonam Lhochar

Sikkim only. Tamang New Year


Friday

January 23

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement


Saturday

January 24

Vasant Panchami

Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only


Saturday

January 24

Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti

Haryana only


Sunday

January 25

Statehood Day

Himachal Pradesh only


Monday

January 26

Republic Day

Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India


Saturday

January 31

Me-dam-me-phi

Assam. Ancestor festival


Tuesday

February 03

Guru Ravidas Birthday

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only


Saturday

February 14

Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti

Haryana only


Tuesday

February 17

Maha Shivratri

Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha


Thursday

February 19

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

Maharashtra (Mumbai) only


Thursday

February 19

Losar

Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year


Friday

February 27

Public Holiday

Haryana only. Marks the death of a key official


Thursday

March 05

Doljatra

Holi Dahan. Assam, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.


Friday

March 06

Holi



Wednesday

March 18

Public Holiday

Goa. Polling day for zilla panchayat elections


Saturday

March 21

Ugadi

Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh.


Monday

March 23

Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev

Haryana only


Saturday

March 28

Ram Navami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya


Wednesday

April 01

Odisha Day

Odisha only. Utkal Divas


Thursday

April 02

Mahavir Jayanti

The most important religious holiday in Jainism


Friday

April 03

Good Friday

Friday before Easter Sunday


Sunday

April 05

Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only


Monday

April 13

Vaisakhi

Haryana only


Tuesday

April 14

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar


Tuesday

April 14

Tamil New Year

Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only


Tuesday

April 14

Vaisakhi

Haryana only


Wednesday

April 15

Himachal Day

Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948


Wednesday

April 15

Bengali New Year

Tripura, West Bengal only


Wednesday

April 15

Vishu

Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar


Monday

April 20

Parashurama Jayanti

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only


Friday

May 01

Maharashtra Day

Maharashtra (Mumbai) only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960


Friday

May 01

May Day

Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only


Sunday

May 03

Hazrat Alis Birthday

Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad


Monday

May 04

Buddha Purnima

Birth of Buddha


Saturday

May 09

Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore

Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.


Wednesday

May 20

Maharana Pratap Jayanti

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only


Tuesday

June 02

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.


Monday

June 15

Raja Sankranti

Odisha only


Tuesday

June 16

Arjun Dev Martyrdom day

Punjab Only


Friday

July 10

Jumat-ul-Wida

Last Friday of Ramadam


Saturday

July 18

Idul Fitr

All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh


Saturday

August 15

Independence Day



Monday

August 17

Teej

Haryana only


Tuesday

August 18

Parsi New Year

Jamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only


Thursday

August 27

First Onam

Kerala only. Harvest Festival


Friday

August 28

Thiruvonam

Kerala only. Harvest Festival


Saturday

August 29

Raksha Bandhan

Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.


Saturday

September 05

Janmashtami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna


Tuesday

September 15

Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev

Assam only


Thursday

September 17

Ganesh Chaturthi

Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata


Friday

September 18

Nuakhai

Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi


Monday

September 21

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer


Wednesday

September 23

Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day

Haryana only


Thursday

September 24

Idul Juha

Bakrid.


Friday

September 25

Idul Juha

Bakrid. Assam, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra


Friday

October 02

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday

Gandhi Jayanti.


Monday

October 12

Mahalaya

Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.


Tuesday

October 13

Muharram

Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community


Tuesday

October 13

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati

Haryana only


Tuesday

October 20

Saptami of Durgapuja

Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal


Wednesday

October 21

Ayudha Puja

Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu


Thursday

October 22

Dussehra

Vijaya Dashami.


Thursday

October 22

Mahanavami

Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra


Friday

October 23

Vijaya Dashami

Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim. Dussehra


Friday

October 23

Muharram

Tamil Nadu only


Saturday

October 24

Muharram (10th Day)

Day of Ashurah


Saturday

October 24

Durga Puja

Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only


Tuesday

October 27

Maharishi Valmiki Birthday

Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.


Tuesday

October 27

Lakshmi Puja

Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.


Sunday

November 01

Kannada Rajyothsava

Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day


Sunday

November 01

Haryana Day

Haryana only.


Tuesday

November 10

Deewali

Deepawali.


Tuesday

November 10

Kali Puja

Odisha only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali


Wednesday

November 11

Kali Puja

West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali


Wednesday

November 11

Deewali

Deepawali. Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana


Wednesday

November 11

Diwali

Laxmi Puja. Maharashtra


Thursday

November 12

Diwali

Deepawali. Maharashtra


Thursday

November 12

Vishavkarma day

Haryana only


Wednesday

November 25

Rasa Purnima

Odisha only


Wednesday

November 25

Guru Nanak Birthday

The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik


Thursday

December 24

Milad-un-Nabi

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.


Friday

December 25

Christmas Day

Observed in all states


Saturday

December 26

Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday

These holidays are as per the Circular issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

List of Holidays in 2014 - Government and Gazetted Holidays

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