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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), Ladakh (LA), 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 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 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 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 (PY TN TS) regional
Monday Mannam Jayanti (KL) regional
Thursday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (WB) regional
Saturday Bhogi / Bogi Pandigai (AP TS) regional
Saturday Makara Samkranti / Magh Bihu (GJ KA TS) regional
Sunday Sankranti / Pongal (AP PY TN) regional
Sunday Thiruvalluvar Day / Mattu Pongal (PY TN) regional
Monday Uzhavar Thirunal (PY TN) regional
Monday Kanuma Panduga / Tusu Puja (AP) regional
Monday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (OR WB) regional
Wednesday Statehood Day (HP) regional
Thursday Republic Day (National Day)
Thursday Vasant Panchami / Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti / Saraswati Puja (BR HR JH OR WB) regional
Sunday Guru Ravidas Jayanti / Magha Purnima (CH HP HR MP PB) regional
Sunday Hazrat Alis Birthday (UP) regional
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
Sunday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (MH) regional
Sunday Mairaj-ul-Alam / Shab-i-Meiraj (JK LA) regional
Sunday Panchayati Raj Divas (OR) regional
Tuesday Dolapurnima / Doljatra / Holika Dahan / Holi (AP BR JH MP OR RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Wednesday Holi / Dhuleti (BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH MH MP OR PB RJ UK UP) regional
Saturday Bhakt Mata Karma Jayanti (CG) regional
Tuesday Nauroz (JK LA) regional
Wednesday Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand / 1st Navratra (AP GA GJ JK KA MH MP RJ TS) regional
Wednesday Telugu New Year (PY TN) regional
Wednesday Bihar Day (BR) regional
Thursday Shaheedi Diwas / Martyrdom Day of Sardar Bhagat Singh (HR) regional
Friday Sarhul (JH) regional
Thursday Ram Navami (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Saturday Annual Accounts Closing (Bank Holiday) banks
Saturday Utkal Dibas / Orissa Day (OR) regional
Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak (BR CG CH DL GJ HR JH KA MH MP PB RJ TN UK UP) regional
Wednesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi (AP TS) 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
Sunday Easter Sunday (KL) regional
Friday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti (AP BR CG GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday Tamil New Year (PY TN) regional
Friday Maha Visubha Sankranti (OR) regional
Friday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi (CH HR JK MP PB) regional
Saturday Bengali New Year / Masadi (WB) regional
Saturday Vishu / Vishu 2nd Day (KL) regional
Saturday Himachal Day (HP) regional
Tuesday Shab-i-Qadr (JK LA) regional
Friday Jumat-ul-Wida (JK LA) regional
Saturday Ramazan / Id-ul-Fitr / Kuthba-e-Ramzan (End of Ramadan) (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (GJ HP HR MP PB RJ) regional
Sunday Basava Jayanti (KA) regional
Sunday Ramazan (2nd day) (TS) regional
Monday May Day / Labor Day (BR GA KA KL PY TN WB) regional
Monday Maharashtra Din (MH) regional
Friday Buddha Purnima (CG CH DL HP HR JH JK LA MH MP UK UP WB) regional
Tuesday Rabindra Nath Tagore Jayanti (WB) regional
Monday Maharana Pratap Jayanti (HP HR RJ) regional
Tuesday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji (PB) regional
Sunday Kabir Jayanti (CG HP HR PB) regional
Wednesday Pahaliraja / Pahili Raja (OR) regional
Thursday Raja Sankranti (OR) regional
Tuesday Ratha Yathra (OR) regional
Thursday Bakri Id / Id-ul-Zuha (Feast of Sacrifice) (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB PY RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday Eid-Ul-Azha Holiday (JK LA) regional
Wednesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Jayanti (JK LA) regional
Thursday Bonalu (TS) (may vary by a few weeks) regional
Thursday Martyr's Day (JK) (might be canceled) regional
Monday Karkidaka Vavu Bali (KL) regional
Monday Hariyali Amavasya (CG) regional
Saturday Muharram / Ashoora (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh (HR) regional
Wednesday World Tribal Day regional
Tuesday Independence Day
Wednesday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) (GJ MH) regional
Wednesday De Jure Transfer Day (PY) regional
Monday First Onam (KL) regional
Monday Ayyankali Jayanti (KL) regional
Tuesday Onam / Thiruonam (KL) regional
Wednesday Third Onam (KL) regional
Thursday Raksha Bandhan (CG GJ MP RJ UK UP) regional
Thursday Fourth Onam (KL) regional
Thursday Jhulana Purnima (OR) regional
Thursday Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti/ Sri Krishna Astami (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK KL LA MP OR PB RJ TN TS UK UP) regional
Saturday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (PB) regional
Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha (AP 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 BR CG CH DL GJ HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PY RJ TN TS UK UP) regional
Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK LA) regional
Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (KL) regional
Monday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
Saturday Mahalaya / Mahalaya Amavasye (KA OR WB) regional
Saturday First day of Bathukamma (TS) regional
Sunday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (HR PB) regional
Sunday Navratra Stapana / Navratri Ghatasthapana (RJ) regional
Saturday Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (BR OR WB) regional
Sunday Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP BR JH OR RJ TS WB) regional
Monday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (BR JH JK KA KL OR PY TN TS UP WB) regional
Tuesday Durga Puja / Dussehra / Dasehra (Vijaya Dashami) (AP BR CG CH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LA MH MP OR PB RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (OR WB) regional
Saturday Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (CH DL HP HR KA MP PB UK) regional
Tuesday Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti (GJ) regional
Wednesday Kannada Rajyothsava (KA) regional
Wednesday Haryana Day (HR) regional
Wednesday Puducherry Liberation Day (PY) regional
Sunday Diwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AP BR CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH MP OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Sunday Deepavali / Diwali (GA KL PY TN) regional
Sunday Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (KA OR WB) regional
Monday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (GJ HR KA MH PB RJ UK UP) regional
Wednesday Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (GJ MH RJ UK UP) regional
Sunday Chhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (BR DL HR JH) regional
Monday Chath Holiday (BR WB) regional
Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti (CG CH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA MH MP PB RJ TS UK UP WB) regional
Monday Karthika Purnima / Rahasa Purnima (OR TS) regional
Thursday Kanakdasa Jayanti (KA) regional
Sunday Feast of St. Francis Xavier (GA) regional
Tuesday Birthday of Shaikh Mohammad Abdullah (JK) (might be canceled) regional
Sunday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (PB) regional
Monday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti (CG) regional
Tuesday Goa Liberation Day (GA) regional
Tuesday 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

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 (2020-2030).

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.