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2016: sikkim

sikkim, India National public holidays of sikkim, India in 2016

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Thursday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Tuesday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 09 Feb 9 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Tuesday February 09 Feb 9 Sonam Lhochar Sikkim only. Tamang New Year
Wednesday March 23 Mar 23 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Thursday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 15 Apr 15 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Monday May 16 May 16 State Day Sikkim only
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Thursday August 25 Aug 25 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 11 Oct 11 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Odisha, Telangana, Tripura, Sikkim. Dussehra
Wednesday October 12 Oct 12 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Sunday October 30 Oct 30 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

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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