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India Public Holidays 2028

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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).

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The list of India public holidays in 2028 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Saturday New Year's Day (AR ML MN MZ NL PY SK TN TS WB*) regional
Saturday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Sunday Mannam Jayanti (KL) regional
Sunday New Year Celebration (MZ) regional
Sunday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Monday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Tuesday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti (CH HR JK PB RJ) regional
Sunday Imoinu Iratpa (MN) regional
Sunday Death Anniversary of L Maharaja Gambhir Singh (MN) regional
Monday Gaan-Ngai (MN) regional
Tuesday Missionary Day (MZ) regional
Wednesday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti (WB) regional
Wednesday Shakambhari Jayanti / Cher-Chhera Punni (CG) regional
Thursday Shab-e-Barat (WB*) regional
Friday Bhogi / Bogi Pandigai (AP TS) regional
Friday Lohri / Sohrai (JK*) regional
Saturday Sankranti / Pongal (AP PY* TN TR) regional
Saturday Makara Sankranti / Magh Bihu / Uttarayana Punyakala (AN AR AS DH GJ KA OR SK TS) regional
Sunday Thiruvalluvar Day / Mattu Pongal (PY* TN) regional
Sunday Kanuma Panduga / Tusu Puja (AP AS) regional
Monday Uzhavar Thirunal (TN) regional
Sunday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti (AS OR TR WB) regional
Tuesday Statehood Day (HP) regional
Tuesday Gwther Bathou San (AS) regional
Wednesday Republic Day (National Day)
Thursday Sonam Lochhar (SK) regional
Monday Me-Dam-Me-Phi (AS) regional
Monday Day before Saraswati Puja (WB*) regional
Tuesday Vasant Panchami / Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti / Saraswati Puja (HR OR TR WB) regional
Thursday Shree Devnarayan Jayanti (RJ) regional
Wednesday Thaipoosam (TN) regional
Thursday Guru Ravidas Jayanti / Magha Purnima (HP HR JK* MP PB) regional
Thursday Bir Chilarai Divas (AS) regional
Tuesday Lui-Ngai-Ni (MN) regional
Saturday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (MH) regional
Sunday Statehood Day (AR) regional
Sunday State Day (MZ) regional
Wednesday Maha Shivaratri (AP CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK KA KL LD MH MP OR PB RJ TR TS UK UP WB*) regional
Thursday Shab-i-Qadr (JK) regional
Friday Jumat-ul-Wida (JK) regional
Saturday Losar (SK) regional
Saturday Day before Ramazan / Id-ul-Fitr (PY* WB*) regional
Sunday 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
Monday Ramazan (2nd day) (TS) regional
Friday Chapchâr Kût (MZ) regional
Sunday Panchayati Raj Divas (OR) regional
Friday Bhumchu (SK) regional
Saturday Dolapurnima / Doljatra / Holika Dahan / Holi (AP AS BR JH JK* MN OR RJ TR TS UK UP WB) regional
Sunday 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
Sunday Day after Doljatra (WB*) regional
Tuesday Nauroz (JK LA) regional
Tuesday Bhakt Mata Karma Jayanti (CG) regional
Wednesday Bihar Day (BR) regional
Thursday Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh (PB) regional
Thursday Shaheedi Diwas / Martyrdom Day of Sardar Bhagat Singh (HR) regional
Thursday Birthday of Shri Shri Harichand Thakur (WB*) regional
Monday Gudi Padva / Ugadi / Chetti Chand / 1st Navratra (AP DH GA GJ JK KA MH MP RJ TS) regional
Monday Telugu New Year (PY* TN) regional
Monday Sajibu Nongmapanba (Cheiraoba) (MN) regional
Wednesday Sarhul (JH) regional
Saturday Annual Accounts Closing (Bank Holiday) banks
Saturday Utkal Dibas / Odisha Day (OR) regional
Tuesday Ram Navami (AN AP BR CG CH DH DL GA GJ HP HR JH JK LD MH MP OR PB RJ SK TS UK UP) regional
Wednesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi (AP TS) regional
Friday Mahavir Jayanti / Janma Kalyanak (BR CG DH DL GJ HR JH KA LA MH MP MZ PB RJ TN UK UP WB) regional
Saturday Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji (PB) regional
Tuesday Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jayanti (RJ) regional
Thursday Tamil New Year (PY TN) regional
Thursday Maha Visubha Sankranti (OR) regional
Thursday Maundy Thursday (KL) regional
Thursday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi (HR JK MP PB) regional
Thursday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Thursday Biju Festival (TR) regional
Thursday Cheiraoba (MN) 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 TS UK UP WB) regional
Friday 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
Friday Bengali New Year / Nababarsha / Masadi (TR WB) regional
Friday Vishu (KL PY*) regional
Friday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Friday Bohag Bihu (AR) regional
Saturday Bohag Bihu (AS) regional
Saturday Himachal Day (HP) regional
Saturday Vishu 2nd Day (PY*) regional
Sunday Easter Sunday (KL) regional
Thursday Garia Puja (TR) regional
Friday Sati Sadhani Divas (AS) regional
Sunday Khongjom Day (MN) regional
Tuesday Tithi of Damodardeva (AS) regional
Wednesday Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti (GJ HP HR MP PB RJ) regional
Thursday Basava Jayanthi / Akshaya Tritiya (KA) regional
Monday May Day / Labor Day (AS BR GA KA KL MN PB PY TN TR WB) regional
Monday Maharashtra Din (MH) regional
Tuesday Urs Shah-I-Hamdan Sahib (JK*) regional
Friday Day before Bakri Id / Id-ul-Zuha (PY*) regional
Saturday 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
Sunday Eid-Ul-Azha Holiday (JK) regional
Monday Buddha Purnima / Shyadar Pidar (AN AR AS CG CH DL HP JH JK LA LD MH MP MZ OR SK TR UK UP WB) regional
Monday Rabindra Nath Tagore Jayanti (WB) regional
Tuesday Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva (AS) regional
Tuesday State Day (SK) regional
Wednesday Sabitri Amabasya (OR) regional
Saturday Maharana Pratap Jayanti (HP HR MP RJ) regional
Sunday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji (PB) regional
Wednesday Mela Khir Bhawani (JK*) regional
Friday Telangana State Formation Day (TS*) regional
Sunday Muharram / Ashoora (AN AP AS* BR CG DL GJ HP JH JK KA KL LA LD MH MP MZ OR RJ TN TS UK UP WB) regional
Wednesday Kabir Jayanti (CG HP HR PB) regional
Wednesday Saga Dawa (SK) regional
Thursday Guru Hargobind Ji's Jayanti (JK) regional
Wednesday Pahaliraja / Pahili Raja (OR) regional
Thursday Raja Sankranti (OR) regional
Thursday YMA Day (MZ) regional
Saturday Ratha Yathra / Kang (MN OR WB*) regional
Friday Kharchi Puja (TR) regional
Friday Remna Ni (MZ) regional
Thursday MHIP Day (MZ) regional
Thursday Bhanu Jayanti (SK) regional
Sunday Ker Puja (TR) regional
Sunday Harela (UK) regional
Monday Bonalu (TS) regional
Monday Death Anniversary of U Tirot Sing (ML) regional
Friday Karkidaka Vavu Bali (KL) regional
Saturday Hariyali Amavasya (CG) regional
Tuesday Drukpa Tshechi (SK) regional
Monday Martyrdom Day of Shahid Udham Singh (HR) regional
Monday Guru Rimpoche's Thungkar Tshechu (SK) regional
Friday Milad-un-Nabi / Baravfat (Prophet's Birthday) (AN AP CG DH DL GA GJ JH JK KA KL LA LD MH MN MP MZ NL OR PY RJ TN TR TS UK UP WB*) regional
Friday Jhulana Purnima (OR) regional
Saturday Raksha Bandhan (CG DH GJ HP* HR LD MP RJ UK UP WB*) regional
Saturday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi (KL) regional
Tuesday Tendong Lho Rum Faat (SK) regional
Wednesday Vishwa Adivasi Diwas / World Tribal Day (CG RJ) regional
Thursday Tirobhab Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva (AS) regional
Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi (JK) regional
Sunday 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 WB*) regional
Sunday Patriot's Day (MN) regional
Monday Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi) (DH GJ LD MH) regional
Tuesday Independence Day
Wednesday De Jure Transfer Day (PY) regional
Sunday Nepali Bhasa Manyata Diwas (SK) regional
Tuesday Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Deva (AS) regional
Tuesday Haritalika Teej (SK) regional
Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi / Chaturthi Paksha (AP DH GA GJ KA LD MH OR PY* TN TS) regional
Wednesday Hariyali Teej (CG) regional
Thursday Nuakhai (OR) regional
Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) (GA) regional
Monday Ayyankali Jayanti (KL) regional
Tuesday Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi (RJ) regional
Wednesday Karma Puja (JH) regional
Wednesday Karam Puja (AS WB*) regional
Thursday First Onam (KL PY*) regional
Friday Onam / Thiruonam (AN KL LD PY*) regional
Saturday Third Onam (KL) regional
Sunday Fourth Onam (KL) regional
Sunday Indrajatra (SK) regional
Sunday Pang Lhabsol (SK) regional
Saturday Vishwakarma Puja (UK) regional
Monday Mahalaya / Mahalaya Amavasye (KA OR TR WB) regional
Monday First day of Bathukamma (TS) regional
Tuesday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti (HR PB RJ) regional
Tuesday Navratra Stapanan / Navratri Ghatasthapana (RJ) regional
Tuesday Mera Chaoren Houba of Lainingthou Sanamahi (MN) regional
Thursday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day (KL) regional
Friday Durga Puja - Maha Chaturthi (WB*) regional
Saturday Haryana Veer and Shahidi Divas (HR) regional
Saturday Maharaja Hari Singh's Birth Anniversary (JK) regional
Saturday Durga Puja - Maha Panchami (WB*) regional
Sunday Durga Puja - Maha Shashthi (WB*) regional
Monday Dussehra / Durga Puja / Durga Saptami (Maha Saptami) (AR AS ML OR TR WB) regional
Monday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Tuesday Dussehra / Durga Ashtami (Maha Ashtami) (AP AR AS BR JH ML MN OR RJ TR TS WB) regional
Tuesday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Wednesday Dussehra / Ayudha Puja / Saraswathi Puja (Maha Navami) (AR AS BR JH JK KA KL ML NL OR PY TN TR UP WB) regional
Wednesday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Thursday 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
Thursday Following day of Vijaya Dasami (TS) regional
Thursday Janmotsav of Srimanta Shankardeva (AS) regional
Thursday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Friday Durga Puja / Dasain (SK) regional
Saturday Jananeta Irawat Birth Day (MN) regional
Sunday Half Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts (SK*) regional banks
Monday Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday
Monday Lakshmi Puja / Kunar Purnima (AS* OR TR WB) regional
Tuesday Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji (CH DL HP HR KA MP PB UK) regional
Tuesday Mera Houchongba (MN) regional
Thursday Birthday of Late Nar Bahadur Bhandari (SK) regional
Saturday Karva Chauth (HP*) (only for women employees) regional
Sunday St. Theresa Festival (PY*) regional
Sunday Urs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib (JK*) regional
Tuesday Diwali / Diwali Amavasya / Deepavali (AN AP AR BR CG CH DH DL GJ HP HR JH JK LA LD MH ML MN MP MZ NL OR PB RJ TS UK UP) regional
Tuesday Deepavali / Diwali (AS GA KL PY* TN TR) regional
Tuesday Naraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja (AS KA OR WB) regional
Tuesday Kati Bihu (AS) regional
Wednesday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Thursday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Friday Laxmi Puja / Deepawali (SK) regional
Thursday Accession Day (JK) regional
Saturday Igas-Bagwal (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
Wednesday Kut (MN) regional
Thursday Lhabab Duchen (SK) regional
Thursday Chasok Tangnam (SK) regional
Friday Wangala Festival (ML) regional
Wednesday Birsa Munda Jayanti (MP) regional
Thursday Balipadyami Diwali / Govardhan Pooja / Vikram Samvat (GJ HR KA LD MH PB RJ UK UP) regional
Thursday Shahidi Divas S. Kartar Singh Srabha Ji (PB) regional
Saturday Bhai Duj / Chitragupth Jayanti / Bhau Beej / Dawat Puja (AS GJ HP* RJ UP WB) regional
Saturday Ningol Chakkouba (MN) regional
Sunday Day after Bhatridwitya (WB*) regional
Tuesday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (PB) regional
Wednesday Chhath Puja Parva / Surya Sasthi (AS BR CG DH DL JH WB*) regional
Thursday Chath Holiday (BR JH) regional
Thursday Seng Kut Snem (ML) regional
Friday Lachit Divas (AS) regional
Friday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji (UK) regional
Thursday Hazarat Ali's Birthday (UP) regional
Friday State Inauguration Day (NL) regional
Friday Indigenous Faith Day (AR) regional
Friday Puhgal Parim (SK) regional
Saturday 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
Saturday Karthika Purnima / Rahasa Purnima (OR TS) regional
Saturday Asom Divas / Su-Ka-Pha Divas (Assam Day) (AS) regional
Saturday Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan Tongnam (SK) regional
Sunday Sakewa (SK) regional
Monday Feast of St. Francis Xavier (GA) regional
Tuesday Kanakdasa Jayanti (KA) regional
Thursday Barahimizong (SK) regional
Tuesday Death Anniversary of Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma (ML) regional
Tuesday Nupi Lal (MN) regional
Thursday Mairaj-ul-Alam / Shab-i-Meiraj (JK) regional
Thursday Kagyed Dance (SK) regional
Friday Friday following Shab-I-Miraj (JK*) regional
Saturday Losar (LA) regional
Saturday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Sunday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Monday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti (CG) regional
Monday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham (ML) regional
Monday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Tuesday Goa Liberation Day (GA) regional
Tuesday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Wednesday Losoong / Namsoong (SK) regional
Thursday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Friday Nyempa Guzom (SK) regional
Saturday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti (CH HR JK PB RJ) 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
Wednesday Christmas Festival / Christmas Celebration (ML NL) regional
Thursday Imoinu Iratpa (MN) regional
Thursday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Thursday Shaheed Sabha (PB) regional
Friday Gaan-Ngai (MN) regional
Friday Christmas Holidays (NL) regional
Saturday Death Anniversary of U Kiang Nangbah (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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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 (2024-2034).

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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.