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India Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 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 (MN), 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 2026 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 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of India official public holidays in 2026 is:


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



India Regional Abbreviations


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