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2015: Maharashtra

India Public holidays of Maharashtra in 2015

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 04 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 (Mumbai) only
Friday March 06 Holi
Saturday March 21 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka (Bangalore), Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Saturday March 28 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Thursday April 02 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday April 15 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday May 01 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra (Mumbai) 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, Kerala 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 October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 22 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Saturday October 24 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
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 Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.
Friday December 25 Christmas Day

Key

National Holiday
Regional 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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