2017: tamil_nadu

tamil_nadu, India National public holidays of tamil_nadu, India in 2017

Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Monday January 16 Jan 16 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 09 Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Monday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Friday August 25 Aug 25 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Sunday October 01 Oct 1 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 18 Oct 18 Deewali Deepawali. Except West Bengal.
Saturday December 02 Dec 2 Milad-un-Nabi


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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