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2014: gujarat

gujarat, India National public holidays of gujarat, India in 2014

DayDateHolidayComments
Tuesday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Sunday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Friday February 28 Feb 28 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Monday March 17 Mar 17 Holi
Sunday April 13 Apr 13 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Monday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Tuesday July 29 Jul 29 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand
Sunday August 10 Aug 10 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Friday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Sunday August 17 Aug 17 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Friday August 29 Aug 29 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Thursday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Friday October 03 Oct 3 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Monday October 06 Oct 6 Idul Juha Bakrid.
Thursday October 23 Oct 23 Deewali Deepawali. Except Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.
Tuesday November 04 Nov 4 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Thursday November 06 Nov 6 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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