Public Holidays in India 2018

Upcoming Public Holidays in India

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Thu : Holi 

  • A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Jammu and Kashmir


Thu : Doljatra

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


Fri : Holi

  • A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarah, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal


Fri : Chapchar Kut

Sat : Holi Holiday

Sat : 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


Mon : Panchayati Raj Diwas

Sun : Ugadi

  • Ugadi marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana


Sun : Cheti Chand

Sun : Gudi Padwa

  • Goa. Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.
  • Regions: Goa


Sun : Sajibu Nongmapanba

Sun : 1st Navratra

Mon : Cheti Chand

Tue : Sarhul

  • Jharkhand. A key tribal festival, celebrated on Chaitra Shukla Tritiya, the third day of waxing moon in Chaitra month. Sarhul marks the beginning of New Year
  • Regions: Jharkhand


Wed : Hazrat Ali's Birthday

Thu : Bihar Divas

Fri : Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev

Sat : Ashoka's Birth Anniversary

Sun : Ram Navami

  • Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh


Mon : Ram Navami

  • Sikkim. Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra
  • Regions: Sikkim


Mon : Sri Rama Navami

Thu : Mahavir Jayanti

  • Mahavir Jayanti celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara (24 great sages)
  • Regions: Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Madhya pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh


Thu : Maundy Thursday

Fri : Good Friday

  • Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarah, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal


Sun : Odisha Day

Thu : Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday

Sat : Biju Festival

Sat : Bohag Bihu Holiday

Sat : Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

  • Celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician, philosopher, anthropologist, historian and economist
  • Regions: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat,Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, West Bengal


Sat : Maha Vishuba Sankranti

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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