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Upcoming India Public Holidays (October 2020 to September 2021)

See also: upcoming public holidays in Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and worldwide.

India public holidays by region: Andhra Pradesh (AP), Bihar (BR), Chandigarh (CH), Chhattisgarh (CG), Delhi (DL), Goa (GA), Gujarat (GJ), Haryana (HR), Himachal Pradesh (HP), Jammu and Kashmir (JK), Jharkhand (JH), Karnataka (KA), Kerala (KL), Ladakh (LA), Madhya Pradesh (MP), Maharashtra (MH), Odisha (OR), Puducherry (PY), Punjab (PB), Rajasthan (RJ), Tamil Nadu (TN), Telangana (TS), Uttar Pradesh (UP), Uttarakhand (UK), West Bengal (WB).

This page contains the list of upcoming India official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, regional public holidays, non-working national holidays and sectorial holidays from October 2020 to September 2021. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps.

The list of upcoming India official public holidays is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
Monday Public Holiday (Death of cabinet minister Haji Hussain Ansari) (JH) regional
Friday Public Holiday (MLC Elections) (TS) regional
Wednesday Public Holiday (incessant rain) (TS) regional
Thursday Public Holiday (incessant rain) (TS) regional
Friday Public Holiday (350th birth anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji) (PB) regional
Saturday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (HR PB) regional
Saturday First day of Bathukamma (TS) regional
Saturday Navratra Stapana / Navratri Ghatasthapana (RJ) regional
Friday Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (OR WB) regional
Saturday Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP BR JH OR RJ TS WB) regional
Saturday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (JH JK KL UP) regional
Sunday Durga Puja / Dussehra / Dasehra (Vijaya Dashami) (AP CG DL GA GJ HR JH JK LA MH MP PB RJ UK UP) regional
Sunday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (BR HP KA OR PY TN WB) regional
Monday Durga Puja / Dussehra / Dasehra (Vijaya Dashami) (BR KA KL OR TN WB) regional
Monday Accession Day (JK LA) regional
Thursday Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet's Birthday) (JK KL LA) regional
Friday Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet's Birthday) (AP CG CH DL GJ JH KA MH MP OR PY RJ TN TS UK UP) regional
Friday Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (OR WB) regional
Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK LA) regional
Saturday Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet's Birthday) (GA) regional
Saturday Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (DL HP HR KA MP PB UK) regional
Saturday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti (GJ) regional
Sunday Kannada Rajyothsava (KA) regional
Sunday Haryana Day (HR) regional
Sunday Puducherry Liberation Day (PY) regional
Wednesday Karva Chauth (HP) (only for women employees) regional other
Saturday Diwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Saturday Deepavali / Diwali (GA KL PY TN) regional
Saturday Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (KA OR WB) regional
Sunday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (HR PB RJ UK UP) regional
Monday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (GJ KA MH) regional
Monday Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (GJ MH RJ UP) regional
Monday Bhai Duj (HP) (only for women employees) regional other
Friday Chhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (BR CG HR JH) regional
Saturday Chath Holiday (BR) regional
Tuesday Guru Teg Bahadur's Matyrdom Day (CH) regional
Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti (BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH MP PB RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Karthika Purnima / Rahasa Purnima (OR TS) regional
Thursday Kanakdasa Jayanti (KA) regional
Thursday Feast of St. Francis Xavier (GA) regional
Tuesday Losar (LA) regional
Friday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti (CG) regional
Saturday Goa Liberation Day (GA) regional
Saturday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (PB) regional
Friday Christmas (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Boxing Day (TS) regional
Friday New Year's Day (PY TN TS) regional
Saturday Mannam Jayanti (KL) regional
Tuesday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (WB) regional
Wednesday Bhogi / Bogi Pandigai (AP TS) regional
Thursday Sankranti / Pongal (AP PY TN) regional
Thursday Makara Samkranti / Magh Bihu (GJ KA TS) regional
Friday Thiruvalluvar Day / Mattu Pongal (PY TN) regional
Friday Kanuma Panduga / Tusu Puja (AP) regional
Saturday Uzhavar Thirunal (PY TN) regional
Wednesday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti (BR CH HP HR JK LA PB RJ) regional
Saturday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (OR WB) regional
Monday Statehood Day (HP) regional
Tuesday Republic Day (National Day)
Tuesday Vasant Panchami / Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti / Saraswati Puja (BR HR JH OR WB) regional
Friday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (MH) regional
Friday Hazrat Alis Birthday (UP) regional
Saturday Guru Ravidas Jayanti / Magha Purnima (CH HP HR MP PB) regional
Friday Panchayati Raj Divas (OR) regional
Thursday Maha Shivaratri (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Friday Mairaj-ul-Alam / Shab-i-Meiraj (JK LA) regional
Sunday Nauroz (JK LA) regional
Monday Bihar Day (BR) regional
Tuesday Shaheedi Diwas / Martyrdom Day of Sardar Bhagat Singh (HR) regional
Sunday Dolapurnima / Doljatra / Holika Dahan / Holi (AP BR JH MP OR RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Holi / Dhuleti (BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH MH MP OR PB RJ UK UP) regional
Thursday Annual Accounts Closing (Bank Holiday) banks
Thursday Utkal Dibas / Orissa Day (OR) regional
Thursday Maundy Thursday (KL) regional
Friday Good Friday (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP JH KA KL MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Sunday Easter Sunday (KL) regional
Monday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi (AP TS) regional
Wednesday Bhakt Mata Karma Jayanti (CG) regional
Tuesday Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand / 1st Navratra (AP GA GJ JK KA MH MP RJ TS) regional
Tuesday Telugu New Year (PY TN) regional
Tuesday Maha Visubha Sankranti (OR) regional
Tuesday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi (CH HR JK MP PB) regional
Wednesday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (AP BR CG GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Wednesday Bengali New Year / Masadi (WB) regional
Wednesday Tamil New Year (PY TN) regional
Wednesday Vishu / Vishu 2nd Day (KL) regional
Thursday Sarhul (JH) regional
Thursday Himachal Day (HP) regional
Wednesday Ram Navami (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Sunday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak (BR CG CH DL GJ HR JH KA MH MP PB RJ TN UK UP) regional
Saturday May Day / Labor Day (BR GA KA KL PY TN WB) regional
Saturday Maharashtra Din (MH) regional
Friday Jumat-ul-Wida (JK LA) regional
Saturday Rabindra Nath Tagore Jayanti (WB) regional
Monday Shab-i-Qadr (JK LA) regional
Thursday Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (GJ HP HR MP PB RJ) regional
Friday Ramazan / Id-ul-Fitr / Kuthba-e-Ramzan (End of Ramadan) (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Basava Jayanti (KA) regional
Saturday Ramazan (2nd day) (TS) regional
Wednesday Buddha Purnima (CG CH DL HP HR JH JK LA MH MP UK UP WB) regional
Sunday Maharana Pratap Jayanti (HP HR RJ) regional
Monday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji (PB) regional
Monday Pahaliraja / Pahili Raja (OR) regional
Tuesday Raja Sankranti (OR) regional
Thursday Kabir Jayanti (CG HP HR PB) regional
Monday Guru Hargobind Ji's Jayanti (JK LA) regional
Monday Ratha Yathra (OR) regional
Wednesday Bakri Id / Id-ul-Zuha (Feast of Sacrifice) (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Thursday Eid-Ul-Azha Holiday (JK LA) regional
Saturday Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh (HR) regional
Wednesday Bonalu (TS) (may vary by a few weeks) regional
Sunday Karkidaka Vavu Bali (KL) regional
Sunday Hariyali Amavasya (CG) regional
Monday World Tribal Day (CG) regional
Sunday Independence Day
Monday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) (GJ MH) regional
Monday De Jure Transfer Day (PY) regional
Thursday Muharram / Ashoora (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday First Onam (KL) regional
Saturday Onam / Thiruonam (KL) regional
Sunday Raksha Bandhan (CG GJ MP RJ UK UP) regional
Sunday Third Onam (KL) regional
Sunday Jhulana Purnima (OR) regional
Monday Fourth Onam (KL) regional
Saturday Ayyankali Jayanti (KL) regional
Monday Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti/ Sri Krishna Astami (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KL LA MP OR PB RJ TN TS UK UP) regional
Wednesday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (PB) regional
Friday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha (AP GA GJ KA MH OR PY TN TS) regional
Saturday Nuakhai (OR) regional
Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) (GA) regional
Thursday Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi (RJ) regional
Friday Karma Puja (JH) regional
Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (KL) regional
Tuesday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day (KL) regional
Thursday Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (HR) regional

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Recent India Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to India public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in India


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in India, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2020-2030).

India Background Information and Links



India Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the India regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.