2017: uttar_pradesh

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

Thursday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Friday February 24 Feb 24 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Sunday March 12 Mar 12 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Monday March 13 Mar 13 Holi
Tuesday March 28 Mar 28 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Saturday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Apr 4 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Sunday April 09 Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday April 11 Apr 11 Hazrat Alis Birthday Uttar Pradesh only.
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 28 Apr 28 Parashurama Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Monday August 07 Aug 7 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Aug 15 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
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 November 04 Nov 4 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
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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