Public Holidays in India 2018

Upcoming Public Holidays in India

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Sat : Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam

Wed : Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev

Fri : Jumat-ul-Wida

  • Jumatul Bidah translates as 'Friday of farewell' and marks the last Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan
  • Regions: Jammu and Kashmir


Mon : Shab-I-Qadar

Thu : Pahili Raja

Fri : Jumat-ul-Wida

  • Jumatul Bidah translates as 'Friday of farewell' and marks the last Friday prayers in the holy month of Ramadan
  • Regions: Mizoram


Fri : Idul Fitr

  • Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan
  • Regions: Chandigarah, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu


Fri : Raja Sankranti

Sat : Idul Fitr

  • Several states. Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan
  • Regions: Arunachal pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal


Sat : Maharana Pratap Jayanti

Sun : Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day

Sun : Idul Fitr Holiday

Thu : Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

Sat : Remna Ni

  • On 30 June 1986, a peace agreement was signed between the Mizo National Front and the Central government, ending 20 years of insurgency in Mizoram
  • Regions: Mizoram


Tue : Behdienkhlam

  • Behdienkhlam (chasing away the Demon of Cholera) is celebrated in mid-July after the sowing period. It is the most important festival of the Jaintia tribes
  • Regions: Meghalaya


Thu : Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday

Fri : MHIP Day

  • The MHIP is the biggest voluntary organisation in Mizoram and was founded on 6 July 1974
  • Regions: Mizoram


Fri : Martyr's Day

  • Martyrs' Day is observed in Kashmir in remembrance of the people killed on 13 July 1931 by state forces
  • Regions: Jammu and Kashmir


Sat : Ratha Yatra

Tue : U Tirot Sing Day

Fri : Kharchi Puja

Tue : Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh

Sat : Ker Puja

  • Tripura only. Celebrated two weeks after Kharchi Puja to honor Ker, the guardian deity of Vastu Devata
  • Regions: Tripura


Mon : Bonalu

  • Telangana, a Hindu festival celebrating Goddess Mahakali in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad
  • Regions: Telangana


Sat : Karkkadaka Vavu

Mon : Patriot's Day

Wed : Independence Day

Fri : Parsi New Year

  • Parsis descend from a group of Zoroastrians from Iran who immigrated to India during 10th century AD
  • Regions: Gujarat, Maharashtra


Wed : Idul Juha

  • Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God
  • Regions: Andhra pradesh, Assam,Bihar, Chandigarah, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Madhya pradesh, Nagaland, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu


Thu : Idul Juha Holiday

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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