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India Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 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), 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 India 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of India official public holidays in 2020 is:


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


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 (2019-2029).

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.