Public Holidays in India 2018

Upcoming Public Holidays in India

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Fri : Durga Puja

Fri : Dussehra

  • The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana
  • Regions: Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Madhya pradesh, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Kerala, Odisha, Tripura


Sat : Durga Puja Holiday

Mon : Durga Puja Holiday

Tue : Durga Puja Holiday

Wed : Lakshmi Puja

  • The most important day to worship the Goddess Lakshmi falls on the full moon day in lunar month Ashwin
  • Regions: Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal


Wed : Maharishi Valmiki Birthday

Wed : Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Birthday

Thu : Haryana Day

Thu : Kannada Rajyothsava

Thu : Kut

  • Manipur. A harvest festival of the different tribes of Kuki-Chin-Mizo groups of Manipur
  • Regions: Manipur


Tue : Narak Chaturdashi

Tue : Kali Puja

Tue : Deepavali

  • Several states. Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil.
  • Regions: Assam, Goa, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu


Wed : Kali Puja

Wed : Deepavali

Wed : Deewali

  • Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness
  • Regions: Andhra pradesh, Arunachal pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarah, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Madhya pradesh, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand


Thu : Deepavali

Thu : Vikram Samvat New Year

  • Gujuarat. Named after king Vikramaditya, this calendar remains widely used in western India. In Gujarat, the second day of Diwali is celebrated as the first day of the Vikram Samvat calendar
  • Regions: Gujarat


Thu : Vishvakarma Day

  • Vishwakarma Puja is a day of celebration for Vishwakarma, a Hindu god, the divine architect
  • Regions: Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarkhand


Thu : Balipadyami

  • Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness
  • Regions: Karnataka


Fri : Bhai Bij

  • A festival focused on siblings. Sisters invite their brothers to join in a feast.
  • Regions: Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh


Fri : Deewali Holiday

Fri : Ningol Chakkouba

  • Manipur. During this popular festival, married sisters and daughters are invited to the parental house for a grand feast
  • Regions: Manipur


Fri : Vishvakarma Day

Fri : Wangala Festival

  • Wangala is a post-harvest festival of thanksgiving celebrated in Meghalaya after the completion of all agricultural activities
  • Regions: Meghalaya


Tue : Chhath Puja

Wed : Chhath Puja

Tue : Id-e-Milad

  • Kerala. Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Islamic calendar
  • Regions: Kerala


Wed : Id-e-Milad

  • Celebrated by Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Islamic calendar
  • Regions: Andaman & Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh


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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