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India Public Holidays 2024

See also: 2024 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 2024 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 2024 is:

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