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2013: karnataka

karnataka, India National public holidays of karnataka, India in 2013

DayDateHolidayComments
Monday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Friday January 25 Jan 25 Milad-un-Nabi
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Sunday March 10 Mar 10 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Friday March 29 Mar 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Thursday April 11 Apr 11 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka (Bangalore), Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh only.
Tuesday April 23 Apr 23 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Wednesday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only
Monday May 13 May 13 Basava Jayanthi Karnataka only. Birthday of Basvanna, the founder of Lingayatism
Friday August 09 Aug 9 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Monday September 09 Sep 9 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Wednesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday October 14 Oct 14 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday October 15 Oct 15 Idul Juha Bakrid
Friday November 01 Nov 1 Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Sunday November 03 Nov 3 Deewali Deepawali
Thursday November 14 Nov 14 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Sunday November 17 Nov 17 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik

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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