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India Public Holidays 2021

Neighboring and related countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan.

India public holidays preview for 2021, from the qppstudio worldwide public holidays database (regional abbreviations are listed in the "Background Information" footer).

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

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Background Information (India)