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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: 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 2023, 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 Sunday New Year's Day (PY TN TS) regional
Jan Monday Mannam Jayanti (KL) regional
Jan Thursday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (WB) regional
Jan Saturday Bhogi / Bogi Pandigai (AP TS) regional
Jan Saturday Makara Samkranti / Magh Bihu (GJ KA TS) regional
Jan Sunday Sankranti / Pongal (AP PY TN) regional
Jan Sunday Thiruvalluvar Day / Mattu Pongal (PY TN) regional
Jan Monday Uzhavar Thirunal (PY TN) regional
Jan Monday Kanuma Panduga / Tusu Puja (AP) regional
Jan Monday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (OR WB) regional
Jan Wednesday Statehood Day (HP) regional
Jan Thursday Republic Day (National Day)
Jan Thursday Vasant Panchami / Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti / Saraswati Puja (BR HR JH OR PB WB) regional
Feb Sunday Guru Ravidas Jayanti / Magha Purnima (CH HP HR PB) regional
Feb Sunday Hazrat Alis Birthday (UP) regional
Feb Saturday Maha Shivaratri (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Feb Sunday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (MH) regional
Mar Sunday Panchayati Raj Divas (OR) regional
Mar Tuesday Dolapurnima / Doljatra / Holika Dahan / Holi (AP BR JH MP OR RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Mar Wednesday Holi / Dhuleti (BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH MH MP OR PB RJ UK UP) regional
Mar Tuesday Nauroz (JK) regional
Mar Wednesday Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand / 1st Navratra (AP GA GJ JK KA MH MP RJ TS) regional
Mar Wednesday Telugu New Year (PY TN) regional
Mar Wednesday Bihar Day (BR) regional
Mar Thursday Death of Sardar Bhagat Singh (HR) regional
Mar Friday Sarhul (JH) regional
Mar Thursday Ram Navami (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Apr Saturday Annual Accounts Closing (Bank Holiday) banks
Apr Saturday Utkal Dibas / Orissa Day (OR) regional
Apr Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak (BR CG CH DL GJ HR JH KA MH MP PB RJ TN UK UP) regional
Apr Wednesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi (AP TS) 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 Friday 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 Friday Tamil New Year (PY TN) regional
Apr Friday Maha Visubha Sankranti (OR) regional
Apr Friday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi (CH HR JK MP PB) regional
Apr Saturday Bengali New Year / Masadi (WB) regional
Apr Saturday Vishu / Vishu 2nd Day (KL) regional
Apr Saturday Himachal Day (HP) regional
Apr Tuesday Shab-i-Qadr (JK) regional
Apr Friday Jumat-ul-Wida (JK) regional
Apr Saturday 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
Apr Saturday Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (GJ HP HR MP PB RJ) regional
Apr Sunday Basava Jayanti (KA) regional
Apr Sunday Ramazan (2nd day) (TS) regional
May Monday May Day / Labor Day (BR GA KA KL PB PY TN WB) regional
May Monday Maharashtra Din (MH) regional
May Friday Buddha Purnima (BR CG CH DL HP HR JH JK MH MP UK UP WB) regional
May Tuesday Lok Nayak Maharana Pratap Jayanti (UP) regional
May Tuesday Rabindra Nath Tagore Jayanti (WB) regional
May Monday Maharana Pratap Jayanti (HP HR RJ) regional
May Tuesday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji (PB) regional
June Sunday Kabir Jayanti (BR CG HP HR PB) regional
June Wednesday Pahaliraja / Pahili Raja (OR) regional
June Thursday Raja Sankranti (OR) regional
June Tuesday Ratha Yathra (OR) regional
June Thursday 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
June Friday Eid-Ul-Azha Holiday (JK) regional
July Wednesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Jayanti (JK) regional
July Thursday Bonalu (TS) (may vary by a few weeks) regional
July Thursday Martyr's Day (JK) regional
July Monday Karkidaka Vavu Bali (KL) regional
July Saturday Muharram / Ashoora (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL MH MP OR RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
July Monday Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh (HR PB) regional
Aug Wednesday World Tribal Day (CG) regional
Aug Tuesday Independence Day
Aug Wednesday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) (GJ MH) regional
Aug Wednesday De Jure Transfer Day (PY) regional
Aug Monday First Onam (KL) regional
Aug Monday Ayyankali Jayanti (KL) regional
Aug Tuesday Onam / Thiruonam (KL) regional
Aug Wednesday Third Onam (KL) regional
Aug Thursday Raksha Bandhan (CG GJ MP RJ UK UP) regional
Aug Thursday Fourth Onam (KL) regional
Aug Thursday Jhulana Purnima (OR) regional
Sep Thursday 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 Saturday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (PB) regional
Sep Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha (AP GA GJ KA MH OR PY TN TS) regional
Sep Wednesday Nuakhai (OR) regional
Sep Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) (GA) regional
Sep Thursday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day (KL) regional
Sep Saturday Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (HR) regional
Sep Monday Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi (RJ) regional
Sep Tuesday Karma Puja (JH) regional
Sep Thursday 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
Sep Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK) regional
Sep Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (KL) regional
Oct Monday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
Oct Saturday Mahalaya / Mahalaya Amavasye (KA OR WB) regional
Oct Saturday First day of Bathukamma (TS) regional
Oct Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (HR PB) regional
Oct Sunday Navratra Stapana / Navratri Ghatasthapana (RJ) regional
Oct Saturday Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (BR OR WB) regional
Oct Sunday Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP BR JH OR RJ TS WB) regional
Oct Monday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (BR JH JK KA KL OR PY TN TS UP WB) regional
Oct Tuesday 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 Saturday Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (OR WB) regional
Oct Saturday Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (CH DL HP HR KA MP PB UK) regional
Oct Tuesday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti (GJ) regional
Nov Wednesday Kannada Rajyothsava (KA) regional
Nov Wednesday Haryana Day (HR) regional
Nov Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day (PY) regional
Nov Sunday Diwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Nov Sunday Deepavali / Diwali (GA KL PY TN) regional
Nov Sunday Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (KA OR WB) regional
Nov Monday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (GJ HR KA MH PB RJ UK UP) regional
Nov Wednesday Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (BR GJ MH RJ UK UP) regional
Nov Sunday Chhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (BR DL HR JH UK) regional
Nov Monday Chath Holiday (BR) regional
Nov Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti (CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP PB RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Nov Monday Karthika Purnima / Rahasa Purnima (OR TS) regional
Nov Thursday Kanakdasa Jayanti (KA) regional
Dec Sunday Feast of St. Francis Xavier (GA) regional
Dec Tuesday Birthday of Shaikh Mohammad Abdullah (JK) regional
Dec Sunday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (PB) regional
Dec Monday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti (CG) regional
Dec Tuesday Goa Liberation Day (GA) regional
Dec Monday 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 Tuesday Boxing Day (TS) regional

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Recent India Public Holidays News and Updates


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India Regional Abbreviations


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