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Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh in 2016

Andhra Pradesh Upcoming Public Holidays in Andhra Pradesh

Id-e-Milad
Id-e-Milad

12 December 2016 This Regional holiday is Tomorrow. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This Regional holiday is in 14 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Bhogi
Bhogi

13 January 2017 This Regional holiday is in 33 days. Bhogi is the first day of the three day celebration of Sankranti

India National and Regional Public holidays of Andhra Pradesh in 2016

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 15 Sankranti Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Tuesday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Monday March 07 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Wednesday March 23 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Friday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday April 08 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year
Thursday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 15 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Tuesday April 19 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday July 07 Ramzan Many states
Monday August 15 Independence Day
Monday September 05 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Monday September 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Sikkim.
Sunday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Sunday October 09 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Tuesday October 11 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday October 12 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Sunday October 30 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Monday December 12 Id-e-Milad
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

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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