2018: odisha

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

Monday January 22 Jan 22 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal
Tuesday January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
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
Thursday March 01 Mar 1 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Friday March 02 Mar 2 Holi
Sunday March 25 Mar 25 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 01 Apr 1 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Saturday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Saturday April 14 Apr 14 Maha Vishuba Sankranti Odisha
Thursday June 14 Jun 14 Pahili Raja Odisha
Friday June 15 Jun 15 Idul Fitr Many states
Friday June 15 Jun 15 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Saturday July 14 Jul 14 Ratha Yatra Odisha
Wednesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Wednesday August 22 Aug 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Sunday September 02 Sep 2 Sreekrishna Jayanthi Kerala, Odisha. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday September 13 Sep 13 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday September 14 Sep 14 Nuakhai Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Thursday September 20 Sep 20 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Tuesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday October 08 Oct 8 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 16 Oct 16 Maha Saptami Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Wednesday October 17 Oct 17 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Thursday October 18 Oct 18 Mahanavami Bihar, Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Friday October 19 Oct 19 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Friday October 19 Oct 19 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday October 24 Oct 24 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday November 07 Nov 7 Deewali Many states
Wednesday November 07 Nov 7 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Wednesday November 21 Nov 21 Id-e-Milad
Friday November 23 Nov 23 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


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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