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India Public Holidays 2022

See also: 2022 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).

The table below contains the list of India public holidays for 2022, 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.

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

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India Regional Abbreviations


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