Public Holidays in Haryana in 2017

India National and Regional Public holidays of Haryana in 2017

Thursday January 05 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher
Tuesday January 24 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Wednesday February 01 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday February 10 Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Tuesday February 21 Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Haryana only
Friday February 24 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Monday March 13 Holi
Thursday March 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana only
Saturday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Sunday April 09 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday April 13 Vaisakhi Haryana only
Friday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 28 Parashurama Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Sunday May 28 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Friday June 09 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday August 24 Teej Haryana only
Saturday September 02 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Thursday September 21 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana only
Saturday September 23 Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana only
Saturday September 30 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 05 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Wednesday October 18 Deewali Deepawali. Except West Bengal.
Friday October 20 Vishavkarma day Haryana only
Wednesday November 01 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Saturday November 04 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Monday December 25 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Second time in 2017
Tuesday December 26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Haryana, Punjab only


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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