Public Holidays in Sikkim in 2017

India National and Regional Public holidays of Sikkim in 2017

Sunday January 01 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday January 28 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Monday March 13 Holi
Saturday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 16 State Day Sikkim only
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday September 28 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Saturday September 30 Vijaya Dashami Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim only. Dussehra
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 18 Deewali Deepawali. Except West Bengal.


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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