Public Holidays in Telangana in 2016

Telangana Upcoming Public Holidays in Telangana


30 October 2016 This Regional holiday is in 7 days. Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light ...

Guru Nanak Birthday
Guru Nanak Birthday

14 November 2016 This Regional holiday is in 22 days. The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the...


12 December 2016 This Regional holiday is in 50 days. Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third mont...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Telangana in 2016

Friday January 01 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Thursday January 14 Bhogi Telangana
Friday January 15 Sankranti Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Tuesday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 02 Public Holiday Voting in GHMC elections
Monday March 07 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Wednesday March 23 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 05 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Telangana only
Friday April 08 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year
Thursday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Friday April 15 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Thursday July 07 Ramzan Many states
Friday July 08 Ramzan Telengana
Monday August 01 Bonalu
Monday August 15 Independence Day
Thursday August 25 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Monday September 05 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 13 Bakrid Gujurat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, Tamil Nadu
Sunday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Sunday October 09 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Tuesday October 11 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday October 11 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Odisha, Telangana, Tripura, Sikkim. Dussehra
Wednesday October 12 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Sunday October 30 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Monday November 14 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Monday December 12 Id-e-Milad
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Monday December 26 Boxing Day


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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