Public Holidays in India in 2016

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday Mannam Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala Only
Monday Missionary Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Tuesday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda Regional Holiday West Bengal only.
Thursday Sankranti Regional Holiday Telangana
Thursday Pongal Regional Holiday
Friday Pongal Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu
Friday Sankranti Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Saturday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday
Saturday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu only
Saturday Tusu Puja Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Sankranti Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Monday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
Thursday Birthday of Lala Lajpat Rai Regional Holiday 150th year anniversary
Sunday Me-dam-me-phi Regional Holiday Assam
Tuesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Voting in GHMC elections
Tuesday Sonam Lochhar Regional Holiday Tamang New Year
Friday Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana only
Friday Vasant Panchami Regional Holiday Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura
Saturday Saraswati Puja Regional Holiday West Bengal
Monday Lui-Ngai-Ni Regional Holiday Manipur
Friday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Saturday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh
Monday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states.  Full moon of Magh
Friday Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana only
Saturday Panchayati Raj Diwas Regional Holiday Odisha
Monday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Wednesday Solar Eclipse Regional Holiday Odisha
Tuesday Bihar Divas Regional Holiday Bihar Only
Wednesday Yaosang (Dolgatra) Regional Holiday Manipur
Wednesday Holi Dahan Regional Holiday Day before Holi
Wednesday Doljatra Regional Holiday
Wednesday Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday
Wednesday Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji Regional Holiday Punjab, Rajasthan only
Thursday Holi Regional Holiday
Thursday Maundy Thursday Regional Holiday Kerala only
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday Odisha Day Regional Holiday Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Tuesday Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Friday Sajibu Nongmapanba Regional Holiday 1st day of the Month of Sajibu
Friday 1st Navratra Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
Friday Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Wednesday Biju Festival Regional Holiday Tripura only
Wednesday Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Wednesday Mahabishuba Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha
Wednesday Vaisakhi Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab only
Thursday Ashoka's Birth Anniversary Regional Holiday Bihar only
Thursday Bengali New Year Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal only
Thursday Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assamese New Year. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Thursday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Thursday Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Thursday Vishu Regional Holiday Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Friday Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Friday Himachal Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Friday Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday
Wednesday Garia Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Thursday Imam Ali's Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday Maharashtra Day Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Sunday Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Sunday Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal
Sunday Parashurama Jayanti Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Monday Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Monday Parashurama Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh only
Monday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Kerala only. Allow voting in Assembly elections
Monday Sikkim State Day Regional Holiday Sikkim only
Saturday Buddha Purnima Regional Holiday Birth of Buddha
Wednesday Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam Regional Holiday Tripura only.
Tuesday Maharana Pratap Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Wednesday Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Regional Holiday Punjab Only
Tuesday Pahili Raja Regional Holiday Odisha
Wednesday Raja Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha only
Monday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Regional Holiday Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Friday Jumatul Bidah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand. Last Friday of Ramadan
Tuesday Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Many states
Wednesday Ratha Yatra Regional Holiday Odisha
Wednesday MHIP Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Thursday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Goa, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal
Friday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Telangana
Tuesday Kharchi Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Wednesday Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday Ker Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Sunday Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Regional Holiday Punjab only
Monday Bonalu Regional Holiday
Tuesday Karkkadaka Vavu Regional Holiday Kerala
Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
Tuesday De jure Transfer Day Regional Holiday Puducherry
Wednesday Parsi New Year Regional Holiday Jamshed Navroz
Thursday Raksha Bandhan Regional Holiday Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Wednesday Janmashtami Regional Holiday Kerala, Odisha. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday Janmashtami Regional Holiday Restricted Holiday
Thursday Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Friday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Saturday Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Teej Regional Holiday Haryana only
Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Monday Vinayagar Chathurthi Regional Holiday Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday Nuakhai Regional Holiday Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Monday Bakrid Regional Holiday Bakrid. Except Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Tuesday Bakrid Regional Holiday Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu
Tuesday First Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday Thiruvonam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Thursday Third Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Friday Fourth Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Friday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer
Wednesday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Friday Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom Day Regional Holiday Haryana only
Wednesday Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Friday Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Saturday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday
Sunday Islamic New Year Public Holiday Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Saturday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday Durga Ashtami Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Monday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Monday Mahanavami Regional Holiday Ninth day of Dussehra
Monday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Tripura,West Bengal
Tuesday Vijaya Dashami Regional Holiday
Tuesday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Wednesday Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Wednesday Ashoora Regional Holiday Many states
Thursday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Navami of Durga Puja. Tripura only
Friday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Navami of Durga Puja. Tripura only
Saturday Lakshmi Puja Regional Holiday Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Saturday Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Regional Holiday Several states
Monday Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Saturday Diwali Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Diwali Regional Holiday Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura
Saturday Kali Puja Regional Holiday Falls on same date as Diwali
Saturday Naraka Chaturdashi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Sunday Diwali Regional Holiday Deepawali. Except Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal
Monday Diwali Regional Holiday Karnataka, Maharashtra
Monday Vikram Samvat New Year Regional Holiday Gujarat only
Monday Vishvakarma Day Regional Holiday Punjab, Rajasthan
Tuesday Ningol Chakkouba Regional Holiday 2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
Tuesday Puducherry Liberation Day Regional Holiday Always on 1 November
Tuesday Bhai Bij Regional Holiday Gujarat only.
Tuesday Haryana Day Regional Holiday Haryana only.
Tuesday Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Tuesday Vishvakarma Day Regional Holiday Haryana only
Sunday Chhath Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
Monday Chhath Puja Regional Holiday Bihar, Uttarakhand
Monday Guru Nanak's Birthday Regional Holiday Full moon day of the month Kartik
Monday Rasa Purnima Regional Holiday Odisha only
Thursday Kanakadasa Jayanthi Not A Public Holiday Karnataka only. Not a public holiday in 2016 due to banking crisis
Thursday Lachit Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday State Inauguration Day Regional Holiday Nagaland
Friday Asom Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Saturday Feast of St. Francis Xavier Regional Holiday Goa Only
Saturday World Disabled Day Regional Holiday Tripura only
Sunday Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Monday Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu. To mourn the death of Jayalalithaa
Monday Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday Mawlid Regional Holiday Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
Tuesday Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Tuesday Mawlid Regional Holiday Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
Monday Goa Liberation Day Regional Holiday Goa only
Sunday Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states
Monday Boxing Day Regional Holiday
Monday Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Regional Holiday Haryana only

Notes

  • Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.

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