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2018: gujarat

gujarat, India National public holidays of gujarat, India in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Friday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 13 Feb 13 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Friday March 02 Mar 2 Holi
Monday March 19 Mar 19 Cheti Chand Gujarat only.
Thursday March 29 Mar 29 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 25 Apr 25 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday June 15 Jun 15 Idul Fitr Many states
Wednesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Friday August 17 Aug 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Wednesday August 22 Aug 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Sunday August 26 Aug 26 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only. Shravana Purnima
Monday September 03 Sep 3 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday September 13 Sep 13 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Thursday September 20 Sep 20 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Tuesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Friday October 19 Oct 19 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday November 07 Nov 7 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Thursday November 08 Nov 8 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Friday November 09 Nov 9 Bhai Bij Gujarat only.
Tuesday November 20 Nov 20 Id-e-Milad
Friday November 23 Nov 23 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Tuesday 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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