Public Holidays in India in 2017

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Sunday Sun New Year's Day Regional Holiday Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday Tue Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh Regional Holiday 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
Wednesday Wed Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh Regional Holiday 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
Thursday Thu Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday
Thursday Thu Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Government Holiday 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
Wednesday Wed Missionary Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Thursday Thu Birthday of Swami Vivekananda Regional Holiday West Bengal only.
Friday Fri Sankranti Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh Only
Friday Fri Bhogi Regional Holiday Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Saturday Sat Pongal Regional Holiday Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Saturday Sat Maghe Sankranti Regional Holiday Also known as Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Sunday Sun Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu only
Sunday Sun Kanuma Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh only
Monday Mon Sankranti Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Monday Mon Tusu Puja Regional Holiday Assam only
Tuesday Tue Public Holiday Regional Holiday 100th Birth Anniversary of Puratchi Thalaivar M.G.R.
Monday Mon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Wednesday Wed Statehood Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Thursday Thu Republic Day Public Holiday
Saturday Sat Sonam Lochhar Regional Holiday Tamang New Year
Tuesday Tue Me-dam-me-phi Regional Holiday Assam
Wednesday Wed Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana only
Wednesday Wed Vasant Panchami Regional Holiday Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday Fri Guru Ravidas Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states.  Full moon of Magh
Wednesday Wed Lui-Ngai-Ni Regional Holiday Manipur
Sunday Sun Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Monday Mon Mizoram State Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Monday Mon Statehood Day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh
Tuesday Tue Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana only
Friday Fri Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Saturday Sat Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Friday Fri Cahpchar Kut Regional Holiday Mizoram
Sunday Sun Panchayati Raj Diwas Regional Holiday Odisha
Sunday Sun Holi Dahan Regional Holiday Day before Holi
Sunday Sun Doljatra Regional Holiday
Monday Mon Yaosang 2nd Day Regional Holiday Manipur
Monday Mon Doljatra Regional Holiday Day before Holi
Monday Mon Holi Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Holi Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Nauroz Regional Holiday Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Thursday Thu Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab only
Thursday Thu Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue 1st Navratra Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday Tue Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Gudi Padwa Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Wednesday Wed Sajibu Nongmapanba Regional Holiday 1st day of the Month of Sajibu
Wednesday Wed Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Thursday Thu Sarhul Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Saturday Sat Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday Sat Odisha Day Regional Holiday Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Tuesday Tue Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Wednesday Wed Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Wednesday Wed Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Saturday Sat Public Holiday Regional Holiday Punjab. Birth anniversary of Guru Nabha Das
Sunday Sun Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday Tue Imam Ali's Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only.
Thursday Thu Vaisakhi Regional Holiday
Thursday Thu Vaisakhi Regional Holiday Punjab only
Friday Fri Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Friday Fri Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday Fri Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu
Friday Fri Biju Festival Regional Holiday Tripura only
Friday Fri Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Friday Fri Vishu Regional Holiday Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Saturday Sat Easter Saturday Regional Holiday Nagaland only
Saturday Sat Bengali New Year Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday Sat Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assamese New Year
Saturday Sat Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Saturday Sat Himachal Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Sunday Sun Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Friday Fri Garia Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Mon Shab-I-Miraj Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday Thu Tithi of Damodar Deva Regional Holiday Assam only
Friday Fri Parashurama Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Friday Fri Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti Regional Holiday Gujaray only
Saturday Sat Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Saturday Sat Lord Parshuram Jayanti Regional Holiday Punjab only
Monday Mon Maharashtra Day Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Monday Mon Labour Day Regional Holiday Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday Mon Labour Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Regional Holiday West Bengal
Wednesday Wed Buddha Purnima Regional Holiday Birth of Buddha
Tuesday Tue Sikkim State Day Regional Holiday Sikkim only
Friday Fri Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam Regional Holiday Tripura only
Sunday Sun Maharana Pratap Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Monday Mon Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Regional Holiday Punjab Only
Friday Fri Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Regional Holiday Full moon in Hindu month of Jyeshtha
Saturday Sat Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Sun Public Holiday Regional Holiday Goa. For panchayat elections
Wednesday Wed Pahili Raja Regional Holiday Odisha
Thursday Thu Raja Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha only
Thursday Thu Shab-I-Qadr Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday Fri Jumatul Bidah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand. Last Friday of Ramadan
Sunday Sun Ratha Yatra Regional Holiday Odisha
Sunday Sun Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Kerala
Monday Mon Idul Fitr Regional Holiday All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Tuesday Tue Following Day of Ramzan Regional Holiday Telanagana
Friday Fri Remna Ni Regional Holiday Mizoram
Saturday Sat Kharchi Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Wednesday Wed Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday Thu MHIP Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Monday Mon Bonalu Regional Holiday
Thursday Thu Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday Sat Ker Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Mon U Tirot Sing Day Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Wednesday Wed Public Holiday Regional Holiday For funeral of former CM Bhandari
Monday Mon Behdienkhlam Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Wednesday Wed Teej Regional Holiday Haryana only
Monday Mon Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Regional Holiday Punjab only
Monday Mon Raksha Bandhan Regional Holiday
Monday Mon Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Janmashtami Regional Holiday Gazetted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday Tue Independence Day Public Holiday
Tuesday Tue Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Wednesday Wed De jure Transfer Day Regional Holiday Always on 18 August
Thursday Thu Parsi New Year Regional Holiday Jamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only
Tuesday Tue Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Wednesday Wed Tithi of Shrimanta Shankar Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Wednesday Wed Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Friday Fri Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday Fri Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vratha Regional Holiday
Friday Fri Vinayagar Chathurthi Regional Holiday Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday Sat Nuakhai Regional Holiday Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Wednesday Wed Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Friday Fri Bakrid (Id-ul-Alha) Regional Holiday Puducherry
Friday Fri Idul-Ad'ha (Bakrid) Regional Holiday
Saturday Sat Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Saturday Sat Bakrid Regional Holiday Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Saturday Sat Bakrid Regional Holiday Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Sunday Sun First Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday Mon Thiruvonam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday Wed Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer
Sunday Sun Tithi of Srimatna Sankardev Regional Holiday Assam only
Tuesday Tue Saragarhi Day Government Holiday State holiday in Punjab
Sunday Sun Karam Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Tuesday Tue Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday Wed Bathukamma Starting Day Regional Holiday Nine days before Durgatsami
Thursday Thu Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab only
Thursday Thu Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Saturday Sat Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom Day Regional Holiday Haryana only
Wednesday Wed Durga Puja Regional Holiday Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only
Thursday Thu Durgastami Regional Holiday Telangana
Thursday Thu Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Thursday Thu Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh
Thursday Thu Durga Puja Regional Holiday Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim, West Bengal
Thursday Thu Maha Ashtami Regional Holiday
Friday Fri Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Friday Fri Mahanavami Regional Holiday Ninth day of Dussehra
Friday Fri Nabami Regional Holiday
Friday Fri Dussehra Regional Holiday Ninth Day of Dussehra
Saturday Sat Vijaya Dashami Regional Holiday
Saturday Sat Janmostav of Srimatna Sankardev Regional Holiday Assam only
Saturday Sat Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Sunday Sun Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Sunday Sun Ashoora Regional Holiday Many states
Monday Mon Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday Tue Puja Holiday (additional) Regional Holiday Tripura
Wednesday Wed Puja Holiday (additional) Regional Holiday Tripura
Thursday Thu Lakshmi Puja Regional Holiday Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Thursday Thu Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Sat Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Wednesday Wed Deepavali Regional Holiday Puducherry
Wednesday Wed Deepavali Regional Holiday Telanagana
Wednesday Wed Naraka Chaturdashi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Wednesday Wed Kati Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday Thu Kali Puja Regional Holiday Falls on same date as Diwali
Thursday Thu Diwali Regional Holiday Deepawali. Except West Bengal
Thursday Thu Diwali Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Fri Deepavali Regional Holiday Karnataka
Friday Fri Balipratipada Regional Holiday Diwali
Friday Fri Vikram Samvat New Year Regional Holiday Gujarat only
Friday Fri Govardhan Puja Regional Holiday
Friday Fri Vishvakarma Day Regional Holiday Haryana only
Saturday Sat Ningol Chakkouba Regional Holiday 2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
Saturday Sat Bhai Bij Regional Holiday Gujarat only.
Thursday Thu Chhath Puja Regional Holiday Delhi only
Tuesday Tue Public Holiday Regional Holiday Gujarat. Birthday of birth anniversary of Sardar Patel and Narendra Dev
Wednesday Wed Puducherry Liberation Day Regional Holiday Always on 1 November
Wednesday Wed Kut Regional Holiday Observed on November 1st
Wednesday Wed Haryana Day Regional Holiday Haryana only.
Wednesday Wed Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Karnataka Formation Day
Friday Fri Public Holiday Regional Holiday Sikkim only
Saturday Sat Guru Nanak's Birthday Regional Holiday Full moon day of the month Kartik
Saturday Sat Rasa Purnima Regional Holiday Odisha only
Monday Mon Kanakadasa Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Friday Fri Wangala Festival Regional Holiday Meghalaya. Second week of November
Tuesday Tue Children's Day Government Holiday Delhi
Thursday Thu Seng Kut Snem Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Thursday Thu Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Friday Fri Lachit Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Sun Kanakadasa Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Friday Fri Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Friday Fri State Inauguration Day Regional Holiday Nagaland
Saturday Sat Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Saturday Sat Meelad-Un-Nabi Regional Holiday Puducherry
Saturday Sat Milad Un Nabi or Id E Milad Regional Holiday
Saturday Sat Asom Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Sun Feast of St. Francis Xavier Regional Holiday Goa Only
Tuesday Tue Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday Fri Friday after Eid e-Milad-un Nabi Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir only
Tuesday Tue Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Monday Mon Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Monday Mon Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Goa Liberation Day Regional Holiday Goa only
Monday Mon Christmas Day Public Holiday Observed in all states
Monday Mon Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday Regional Holiday Haryana only. Second time in 2017
Tuesday Tue Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab only
Tuesday Tue Boxing Day Regional Holiday
Saturday Sat U Kiang Nangbah Regional Holiday Meghalaya

Notes

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

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