2013: tamil_nadu

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

Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Monday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Tuesday January 15 Jan 15 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Friday January 25 Jan 25 Milad-un-Nabi
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Friday March 29 Mar 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Wednesday April 24 Apr 24 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
Friday August 09 Aug 9 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Wednesday August 28 Aug 28 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Bangalore, Delhi. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
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
Sunday November 03 Nov 3 Deewali Deepawali
Friday November 15 Nov 15 Muharram Day of Ashurah. Delhi, Tamil Nadu


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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