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India Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and worldwide.

India public holidays by region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands (AN), Andhra Pradesh (AP), Arunachal Pradesh (AR), Assam (AS), Bihar (BR), Chandigarh (CH), Chhattisgarh (CG), Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (DH), Delhi (DL), Goa (GA), Gujarat (GJ), Haryana (HR), Himachal Pradesh (HP), Jammu and Kashmir (JK), Jharkhand (JH), Karnataka (KA), Kerala (KL), Ladakh (LA), Lakshadweep (LD), Madhya Pradesh (MP), Maharashtra (MH), Manipur (ML), Meghalaya (ML), Mizoram (MZ), Nagaland (NL), Odisha (OR), Puducherry (PY), Punjab (PB), Rajasthan (RJ), Sikkim (SK), Tamil Nadu (TN), Tripura (TR), Telangana (TS), Uttar Pradesh (UP), Uttarakhand (UK), West Bengal (WB).

This page contains the list of India 2023 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 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of India official public holidays in 2023 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Sunday New Year's Day (AR ML MN MZ NL PY SK TN TS) regional
Monday Mannam Jayanti (KL) regional
Monday New Year Celebration (MZ) regional
Tuesday Imoinu Iratpa (MN) regional
Wednesday Gaan-Ngai (MN) regional
Monday Death Anniversary of L Maharaja Gambhir Singh (MN) regional
Wednesday Missionary Day (MZ) regional
Thursday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (WB) regional
Friday Lohri (JK*) regional
Saturday Bhogi / Bogi Pandigai (AP TS) regional
Saturday Makara Samkranti / Magh Bihu (AN AR AS GJ KA OR SK TS) regional
Sunday Sankranti / Pongal (AP PY* TN) regional
Sunday Thiruvalluvar Day / Mattu Pongal (PY* TN) regional
Monday Uzhavar Thirunal (TN) regional
Monday Kanuma Panduga / Tusu Puja (AP AS) regional
Sunday Sonam Lochhar (SK) regional
Monday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (AS OR TR WB) regional
Tuesday Gwther Bathou San (AS) regional
Wednesday Statehood Day (HP) regional
Thursday Republic Day (National Day)
Thursday Vasant Panchami / Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti / Saraswati Puja (BR HR OR TR WB) regional
Tuesday Me-Dam-Me-Phi (AS) regional
Sunday Guru Ravidas Jayanti / Magha Purnima (HP HR JK* MP PB) regional
Sunday Hazrat Alis Birthday (UP) regional
Sunday Bir Chilarai Divas (AS) regional
Sunday Thaipoosam (TN) (tentative) regional
Tuesday Birthday of Thakur Panchanan Barma (WB) regional
Wednesday Lui-Ngai-Ni (MN) regional
Saturday Maha Shivaratri (AP CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL MH MP OR PB RJ TR TS UK UP) regional
Sunday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (MH) regional
Sunday Mairaj-ul-Alam / Shab-i-Meiraj (JK LD) regional
Monday Statehood Day (AR) regional
Monday State Day (MZ) regional
Tuesday Losar (SK) regional
Friday Friday following Shab-I-Miraj (JK*) regional
Friday Chapchâr Kût (MZ) regional
Sunday Panchayati Raj Divas (OR) regional
Tuesday Dolapurnima / Doljatra / Holika Dahan / Holi (AP AS BR JH JK* MN OR RJ TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Tuesday Bhumchu (SK) regional
Wednesday Holi / Dhuleti (AN AR BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH LA LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB RJ SK TR UK UP) regional
Tuesday Nauroz (JK LA) regional
Wednesday Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand / 1st Navratra (AP DH GA GJ JK KA MH MP RJ TS) regional
Wednesday Telugu New Year (PY* TN) regional
Wednesday Bihar Day (BR) regional
Wednesday Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba) (MN) regional
Thursday Shaheedi Diwas / Martyrdom Day of Sardar Bhagat Singh (HR) regional
Thursday Cheiraoba (MN) regional
Friday Sarhul (JH) regional
Thursday Ram Navami (AN AP BR CH DH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP OR PB RJ SK TS UK UP) regional
Saturday Annual Accounts Closing (Bank Holiday) banks
Saturday Utkal Dibas / Odisha Day (OR) regional
Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak (BR CG CH DH DL GJ HR JH KA MH MP MZ PB RJ TN UK UP) regional
Wednesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi (AP TS) regional
Thursday Maundy Thursday (KL) regional
Friday Good Friday (AN AP AR AS BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP JH KA KL LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB PY RJ SK TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Sunday Easter Sunday (KL) regional
Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (AP BR GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ SK TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday Tamil New Year (PY TN) regional
Friday Maha Visubha Sankranti (OR) regional
Friday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi (HR JK MP PB) regional
Friday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Friday Biju Festival (TR) regional
Saturday Bengali New Year / Nababarsha / Masadi (TR WB) regional
Saturday Vishu (KL PY*) regional
Saturday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Saturday Himachal Day (HP) regional
Saturday Bohag Bihu (AR) regional
Sunday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Sunday Vishu 2nd Day (PY*) regional
Tuesday Shab-i-Qadr (JK LD) regional
Thursday Tithi of Damodardev (AS) regional
Friday Jumat-ul-Wida (JK) regional
Friday Garia Puja (TR) regional
Friday Sati Sadhani Divas (AS) regional
Saturday Ramazan / Id-ul-Fitr / Kuthba-e-Ramzan (End of Ramadan) (AN AP AR AS BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB PY RJ SK TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (GJ HP HR MP PB RJ) regional
Saturday Basava Jayanthi / Akshaya Tritiya (KA) regional
Saturday Additional holiday for Garia Puja (TR) regional
Sunday Ramazan (2nd day) (TS) regional
Sunday Khongjam Day (MN) regional
Monday May Day / Labor Day (AN AS BR GA KA KL MN PY TN WB) regional
Monday Maharashtra Din (MH) regional
Friday Buddha Purnima / Shyadar Pidar (AR AS CG CH DL HP JH JK LA MH MP MZ SK TR UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva (AS) regional
Tuesday Rabindra Nath Tagore Jayanti (TR WB) regional
Tuesday State Day (SK) regional
Friday Sabitri Amabasya (OR) regional
Monday Maharana Pratap Jayanti (HP HR RJ) regional
Tuesday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji (PB) regional
Thursday Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam (TR) regional
Sunday Mela Khir Bhawani (JK*) regional
Sunday Kabir Jayanti (HP HR PB) regional
Sunday Saga Dawa (SK) regional
Wednesday Pahaliraja / Pahili Raja (OR) regional
Thursday Raja Sankranti (OR) regional
Thursday YMA Day (MZ) regional
Tuesday Ratha Yathra / Kang (MN OR) regional
Sunday Urs Shah-I-Hamdan Sahib (JK*) regional
Monday Kharchi Puja (TR) regional
Thursday Bakri Id / Id-ul-Zuha (Feast of Sacrifice) (AN AP AS BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB PY* RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday Eid-Ul-Azha Holiday (JK) regional
Friday Remna Ni (MZ) regional
Wednesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Jayanti (JK) regional
Thursday MHIP Day (MZ) regional
Tuesday Ker Puja (TR) regional
Thursday Bhanu Jayanti (SK) regional
Sunday Harela (UK) regional
Monday Bonalu (TS) regional
Monday Karkidaka Vavu Bali (KL) regional
Monday U Tirot Sing Day (ML) regional
Friday Drukpa Tshechi (SK) regional
Friday Guru Rimpoche's Thungkar Tshechu (SK) regional
Saturday Muharram / Ashoora (AP AS* BR CG DL GJ HP JH JK KA KL LA LD MH MP MZ OR RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh (HR) regional
Sunday Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva (AS) regional
Monday Karam Puja (AS) regional
Tuesday Tendong Lho Rum Faat (SK) regional
Wednesday World Tribal Day (MP RJ) regional
Sunday Patriot's Day (MN) regional
Tuesday Independence Day
Wednesday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) (DH GJ MH) regional
Wednesday De Jure Transfer Day (PY) regional
Saturday Birthday of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur Deb Burman (TR) regional
Monday First Onam (KL PY*) regional
Monday Ayyankali Jayanti (KL) regional
Tuesday Onam / Thiruonam (AN KL LD PY*) regional
Wednesday Third Onam (KL) regional
Thursday Raksha Bandhan (DH GJ HR JH MP RJ UK UP) regional
Thursday Fourth Onam (KL) regional
Thursday Jhulana Purnima (OR) regional
Thursday Pang Lhabsol (SK) regional
Thursday Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti/ Sri Krishna Astami (AP AS BR CG CH DH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KL LD ML MN MP NL OR PB RJ SK TN TR TS UK UP) regional
Tuesday Urs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib (JK*) regional
Sunday Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Deva (AS) regional
Monday Haritalika Teej (SK) regional
Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha (AN AP DH GA GJ KA MH OR PY* TN TS) regional
Wednesday Nuakhai (OR) regional
Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) (GA) regional
Thursday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day (KL) regional
Saturday Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (HR) regional
Monday Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi (RJ) regional
Tuesday Karma Puja (JH) regional
Thursday Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet's Birthday) (AP CG CH DH DL GA GJ JH JK KA KL LA LD MH MN MP NL OR PY RJ TN TR TS UK UP) regional
Thursday Indrajatra (SK) regional
Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK) regional
Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (KL) regional
Saturday Jananeta Irawat Birth Day (MN) regional
Monday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
Thursday Birthday of Late Nar Bahadur Bhandari (SK) regional
Saturday Mahalaya / Mahalaya Amavasye (KA OR TR WB) regional
Saturday First day of Bathukamma (TS) regional
Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (HR PB) regional
Sunday Navratra Stapana / Navratri Ghatasthapana (RJ) regional
Sunday Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi (MN) regional
Sunday St. Theresa Festival (PY*) regional
Wednesday Kati Bihu (AS) regional
Saturday Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (AR AS ML OR TR WB) regional
Sunday Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP AR AS BR JH ML MN OR RJ TR TS WB) regional
Monday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (AR AS BR JH JK KA KL ML NL OR PY TN TR UP WB) regional
Monday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Tuesday Durga Puja / Dussehra / Dasehra (Vijaya Dashami) (AN AP AR AS BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA LD MH ML MP MZ NL OR PB RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Tuesday Janmotsav of Srimanta Shankardeva (AS) regional
Tuesday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Wednesday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Thursday Accession Day (JK) regional
Thursday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Friday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Saturday Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (AS* OR TR WB) regional
Saturday Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (CH DL HP HR KA MP PB UK) regional
Saturday Mera Houchongba (MN) regional
Tuesday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti (GJ) regional
Wednesday Kannada Rajyothsava (KA) regional
Wednesday Haryana Day (HR) regional
Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day (PY) regional
Wednesday Kut (MN) regional
Saturday Lhabab Duchen (SK) regional
Friday Wangala Festival (ML) regional
Sunday Diwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AN AP AR BR CG CH DH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Sunday Deepavali / Diwali (AS GA KL PY* TN TR) regional
Sunday Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (AS KA OR WB) regional
Monday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (DH GJ HR KA MH PB RJ UK UP) regional
Monday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Tuesday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Wednesday Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (AS GJ RJ UP) regional
Wednesday Ningol Chakkouba (MN) regional
Wednesday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Sunday Chhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (AS BR DH DL HR JH) regional
Monday Chath Holiday (BR WB) regional
Thursday Seng Kut Snem (ML) regional
Friday Lachit Divas (AS) regional
Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti (AN AR AS CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA LD MH MP MZ NL PB RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Karthika Purnima / Rahasa Purnima (OR TS) regional
Thursday Kanakdasa Jayanti (KA) regional
Friday State Inauguration Day (NL) regional
Friday Indigenous Faith Day (AR) regional
Saturday Asom Divas / Su-Ka-Pha Divas (Assam Day) (AS) regional
Sunday Feast of St. Francis Xavier (GA) regional
Monday Kagyed Dance (SK) regional
Tuesday Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangama (ML) regional
Tuesday Nupi Lal (MN) regional
Wednesday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Thursday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Friday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Saturday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Sunday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (PB) regional
Sunday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Monday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham (ML) regional
Monday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Tuesday Goa Liberation Day (GA) regional
Tuesday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Saturday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Sunday Christmas Eve / Christmas Festival (ML MZ NL) regional
Monday Christmas (AN AP AR AS BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB PY RJ SK TN TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Tuesday Boxing Day / Christmas Festival / Christmas Celebration (ML NL TS) regional
Tuesday Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam (SK) regional
Tuesday Puhgal Parim (SK) regional
Wednesday Christmas Festival / Christmas Celebration (ML NL) regional
Thursday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Thursday Sakewa (SK) regional
Friday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Saturday U Kiang Nangbah Day (ML) regional
Saturday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Saturday Tamu Lochar (SK) regional
Sunday New Year's Eve (MZ) regional
Sunday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional

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Recent India Public Holidays News and Updates


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Global Holidays Observed in India


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India Regional Abbreviations


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