Public Holidays in India 2018

Upcoming Public Holidays in India

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Wed : Thiruvalluvar Day

  • In Tamil Nadu. The fourth day of the Pongal celebrations is called Thiruvalluvar Day in honour of the poet Thiruvalluvar
  • Regions: Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


Wed : Tusu Puja

Wed : Kanumu

  • The Kanuma festival is celebrated on the third day of four-day Sankranti festival
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh


Thu : Uzhavar Tirunal

  • Tamil Nadu. This is a day to thank family and friends who have helped in the farming season and the harvest
  • Regions: Puducherry, Tamil Nadu


Fri : Imoinu Iratpa

Sat : Gann-Ngai

Wed : Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

Fri : Statehood Day

Sat : Republic Day

Thu : Me-dam-me-phi

Tue : Losar

  • Sikkim. Tibetan New year is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar
  • Regions: Sikkim


Tue : Sonam Lhochar

  • The word Lhochar means New Year or beginning of new era. Tamang celebrate their new year on the first day of new moon in the of month of Magh
  • Regions: Sikkim


Sun : Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti

Sun : Vasant Panchami

  • 4th Day of Magha. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati Devi, the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, art and culture
  • Regions: Bihar, Haryana, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal


Fri : Lui-Ngai-Ni

Tue : Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

Tue : Guru Ravidas Birthday

  • Guru Ravidas was a north Indian mystic in the 15th century. This day is a holiday in the following regions: Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
  • Regions: Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab


Wed : Mizoram State Day

Wed : Statehood Day

Fri : Chapchar Kut

Mon : Maha Shivratri

  • According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand Uttar Pradesh


Wed : Holika Dahan

  • Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand


Thu : Hazrat Alis Birthday

Thu : Doljatra

  • Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, Telangana, West Bengal


Thu : Holi

  • A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand


Thu : Yaosang 2nd day

  • Manipur. This festival that combines Hindu and folk traditions is celebrated for five days in spring on the full moon in the month of Lamda
  • Regions: Manipur


Fri : Bihar Divas

Fri : Holi

  • Bihar, Odisha. A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Bihar, Odisha


Sat : Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev

Mon : Odisha Day

NOTE: Due to the number of public holidays in India, the above is a list of the next 30 public holidays. Visit our mobile page for a full list of National and Regional Public Holidays in India in 2018 .

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