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Public Holidays in India in 2017

India Upcoming Public Holidays in India

World Disabled Day
World Disabled Day

3 December 2016 This Regional holiday is Today!. Tripura only. A UN sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with ...

Feast of St Francis Xavier
Feast of St Francis Xavier 

3 December 2016 This Regional holiday is Today!. Goa only. Francis was a Roman Catholic missionary and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji

4 December 2016 This Regional holiday is Tomorrow. Punjab. Guru Teg Bahadur was the ninth of ten Gurus (Prophets) of the Sikh religion

India List of National and regional Public holidays of India in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Thursday January 05 Jan 5 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher
Thursday January 12 Jan 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only.
Friday January 13 Jan 13 Bhogi Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Saturday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Sunday January 15 Jan 15 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu only
Monday January 16 Jan 16 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Monday January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Tuesday January 24 Jan 24 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
Wednesday January 25 Jan 25 Statehood Day Himachal Pradesh only
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Tuesday January 31 Jan 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
Wednesday February 01 Feb 1 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday February 10 Feb 10 Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Sunday February 19 Feb 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Tuesday February 21 Feb 21 Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Haryana only
Friday February 24 Feb 24 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Sunday March 12 Mar 12 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Monday March 13 Mar 13 Holi
Thursday March 23 Mar 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana only
Tuesday March 28 Mar 28 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Wednesday March 29 Mar 29 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Telangana
Wednesday March 29 Mar 29 Telugu New Year Telugu and Kannada New Year. Tamil Nadu only.
Saturday April 01 Apr 1 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Saturday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Apr 4 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday April 05 Apr 5 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Wednesday April 05 Apr 5 Ram Navami Telangana. Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Sunday April 09 Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday April 11 Apr 11 Hazrat Alis Birthday Uttar Pradesh only.
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Vaisakhi Haryana only
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Vishu Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Sunday April 16 Apr 16 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Friday April 28 Apr 28 Parashurama Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Saturday April 29 Apr 29 Basava Jayanthi Karnataka only. The most important festival of the Lingayats.
Monday May 01 May 1 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Monday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Tuesday May 09 May 9 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Tuesday May 16 May 16 State Day Sikkim only
Sunday May 28 May 28 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Friday June 09 Jun 9 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Thursday June 15 Jun 15 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Friday June 16 Jun 16 Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Punjab Only
Friday June 23 Jun 23 Jumat-ul-Wida Last Friday of Ramadam
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Ratha Yatra Odisha
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Idul Fitr Kerala
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Idul Fitr Holiday Telangana. Following Day of Ramzan
Monday July 10 Jul 10 Bonalu
Monday August 07 Aug 7 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Monday August 14 Aug 14 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Janmashtami Himachal Pradesh
Thursday August 17 Aug 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only
Thursday August 24 Aug 24 Teej Haryana only
Friday August 25 Aug 25 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday August 26 Aug 26 Nuakhai Odisha only. Harvest Festival. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Idul Juha Kerala, Puducherry
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Idul Juha Many states
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 First Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Thiruvonam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday September 06 Sep 6 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Kerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer
Tuesday September 19 Sep 19 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday September 20 Sep 20 Bathukamma Starting day Nine days before Durgastami
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana only
Thursday September 21 Sep 21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Saturday September 23 Sep 23 Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana only
Wednesday September 27 Sep 27 Saptami of Durgapuja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only
Thursday September 28 Sep 28 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Thursday September 28 Sep 28 Ayudha Puja Tamil Nadu
Thursday September 28 Sep 28 Durgastami Telangana
Friday September 29 Sep 29 Mahanavami Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Vijaya Dashami Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu. Dussehra
Sunday October 01 Oct 1 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 05 Oct 5 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Thursday October 05 Oct 5 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Kali Puja West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Deewali Deepawali
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Kati Bihu Assam only
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Narak Chaturdashi Karnataka
Friday October 20 Oct 20 Vishavkarma day Haryana only
Friday October 20 Oct 20 Deepavali Karnataka
Wednesday November 01 Nov 1 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Wednesday November 01 Nov 1 Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Saturday November 04 Nov 4 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Saturday November 04 Nov 4 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Monday November 06 Nov 6 Kanakadasa Jayanthi Karnataka only
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Milad-un-Nabi
Saturday December 02 Dec 2 Milad-un-Nabi Kerala, Puducherry
Sunday December 03 Dec 3 Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa only.
Tuesday December 19 Dec 19 Goa Liberation Day Goa only
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Punjab only. Second time in 2017
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Haryana, Punjab only
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Telangana

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.
  • Public holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates are Government of India holidays, when government offices will be closed nationwide. In addition, there are numerous festivals and fairs which are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which change from year to year.
  • Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.
  • Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day are observed nationally.

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