Public Holidays in Maharashtra in 2015

Maharashtra Upcoming Public Holidays in Maharashtra


24 December 2015 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third mont...

Republic Day
Republic Day

26 January 2016 This National holiday is in 60 days. Republic Day is an important national holiday that commemorates the establishment of th...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

19 February 2016 This Regional holiday is in 84 days. Birthday of the creator of the Maratha nation. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, was an Indi...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Maharashtra in 2015

Saturday January 03 Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 17 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday February 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Friday March 06 Holi
Saturday March 21 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh.
Saturday March 28 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday May 01 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Monday May 04 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Saturday July 18 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 18 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only
Thursday September 17 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday September 25 Idul Juha Bakrid. Assam, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra
Thursday October 22 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami.
Saturday October 24 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday November 11 Laxmi Puja . Maharashtra
Thursday November 12 Diwali Deepawali. Maharashtra
Wednesday November 25 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Thursday December 24 Id-e-Milad Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.


National Holiday
Regional 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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