Public Holidays in India in 2018

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India List of Holidays in India in 2018

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Monday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday Mannam Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala Only
Friday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday
Thursday Missionary Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Friday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda Regional Holiday West Bengal only
Sunday Sankranti Regional Holiday Harvest festival
Sunday Pongal Regional Holiday
Sunday Makar Sankranti Regional Holiday
Sunday Magh Bihu Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Monday Sankranti Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Monday Sankranti Regional Holiday
Monday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday
Monday Tusu Puja Regional Holiday Assam only
Tuesday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Wednesday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Puducherry only
Wednesday Sonam Lochhar Regional Holiday Tamang New Year
Monday Vasant Panchami Regional Holiday Several states
Monday Saraswati Puja Regional Holiday Sree Panchami
Monday Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana only
Tuesday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Thursday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Friday Republic Day Public Holiday
Wednesday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states.  Full moon of Magh
Wednesday Me-dam-me-phi Regional Holiday Assam
Tuesday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Tuesday Mahashivratri Regional Holiday Special Holiday
Wednesday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Thursday Lui-Ngai-Ni Regional Holiday Manipur
Monday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Tuesday Mizoram State Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Tuesday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh
Thursday Holi Dahan Regional Holiday Day before Holi
Thursday Holi Regional Holiday
Friday Doljatra Regional Holiday
Friday Cahpchar Kut Regional Holiday Mizoram
Friday Holi Regional Holiday
Friday Chapchar Kut Regional Holiday Mizoram
Saturday Yaosang 2nd Day Regional Holiday Manipur
Saturday Holi Holiday Regional Holiday Bihar only
Monday Panchayati Raj Diwas Regional Holiday Odisha
Sunday Sajibu Nongmapanba Regional Holiday 1st day of the Month of Sajibu
Sunday 1st Navratra Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Sunday Chandramana Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Sunday Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
Sunday Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
Sunday Gudi Padwa Regional Holiday
Monday Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
Tuesday Sarhul Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Wednesday Imam Ali's Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad
Thursday Bihar Divas Regional Holiday Bihar Only
Friday Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday
Saturday Ashoka's Birth Anniversary Regional Holiday Bihar only
Sunday Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Monday Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Thursday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday Janma Kalyanak
Thursday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday
Thursday Maundy Thursday Regional Holiday Kerala only
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday Easter Sunday Regional Holiday
Sunday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday Odisha Day Regional Holiday Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Monday India Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Thursday Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Saturday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Saturday Vaisakhi Regional Holiday
Saturday Biju Festival Regional Holiday Tripura only
Saturday Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assamese New Year
Saturday Mahabishuba Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha
Saturday Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Sunday Bohag Bihu Holiday Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Bengali New Year Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday Himachal Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Sunday Vishu Regional Holiday Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Monday Bohag Bihu Holiday Regional Holiday Assam only
Monday Tithi of Damodar Deva Regional Holiday Assam only
Wednesday Parashurama Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Saturday Garia Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Veer Kunvar Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday Bihar
Monday Buddha Purnima Regional Holiday Birth of Buddha
Tuesday Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Tuesday Maharashtra Day Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Wednesday Labour Day Government Holiday West Bengal, Govt. only
Wednesday Shab e-Barat Regional Holiday 15 Sha'aban
Wednesday Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Karnataka only. For Assembly Elections
Wednesday Sikkim State Day Regional Holiday Sikkim only
Saturday Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam Regional Holiday Tripura only.
Wednesday Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Friday Jumat-ul-Vida Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday Jumat-ul-Vida Regional Holiday Mizoram
Monday Shab-I-Qadr Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday Pahili Raja Regional Holiday Odisha
Friday Idul Fitr Holiday Regional Holiday Most states
Friday Raja Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha only
Friday YMA Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Saturday Maharana Pratap Jayanti Regional Holiday
Saturday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Most states
Sunday Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji Regional Holiday Punjab Only
Sunday Following Day Of Ramzan Regional Holiday Telengana
Friday Thomas Jones Day Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Thursday Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Regional Holiday Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Saturday Remna Ni Regional Holiday Mizoram
Tuesday Behdienkhlam Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Thursday Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday MHIP Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Friday Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday Ratha Yatra Regional Holiday Odisha
Tuesday U Tirot Sing Day Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Friday Kharchi Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Tuesday Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Regional Holiday Haryana
Saturday Ker Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Bonalu Regional Holiday
Wednesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday
Saturday Karkkadaka Vavu Regional Holiday Kerala
Monday Patriot's Day Regional Holiday Observed on August 13th
Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
Thursday De jure Transfer Day Regional Holiday Puducherry
Friday Parsi New Year Regional Holiday Jamshed Navroz
Friday Funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Holiday Several States. For the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Friday Funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Government Holiday Several States. For the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Wednesday Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Wednesday Bakrid Regional Holiday Delhi
Wednesday Bakri-Id Regional Holiday Eid-al-adha
Wednesday Bakri Id Regional Holiday Id-Ul-Zuha
Thursday Eid-ul-Azha Holiday Holiday Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday First Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Saturday Thiruvonam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Sunday Raksha Bandhan Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Third Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer
Tuesday Ayankali Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala only
Friday Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav Dev Regional Holiday Assam only
Sunday Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Sunday Sreekrishna Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala, Odisha. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Monday Janmashtami Regional Holiday
Monday Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Tuesday Tithi of Srimatna Sankardev Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Thursday Samvatsari Regional Holiday Chaturthi Paksha
Thursday Vinayagar Chathurthi Regional Holiday Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday Nuakhai Regional Holiday Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Wednesday Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi Regional Holiday Rajasthan only
Wednesday Janmostav of Srimatna Sankardev Regional Holiday Assam only
Wednesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Punjab. For general elections
Thursday Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Thursday Karam Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Friday Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Friday Muharram Regional Holiday Ashoora
Friday Ashoora Regional Holiday Many states
Friday Ashura Regional Holiday Moharram
Friday Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Regional Holiday Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Sunday Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom Day Regional Holiday Haryana only
Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday Bathukamma Starting Day Regional Holiday Nine days before Durgatsami
Wednesday Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
Tuesday Durga Puja Regional Holiday
Wednesday Durga Ashtami Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Mahanavami Regional Holiday Ninth day of Dussehra
Thursday Kati Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday Durga Puja Regional Holiday
Thursday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Thursday Nabami Regional Holiday Some states
Thursday Vijaya Dashami Regional Holiday
Friday Durga Puja Regional Holiday Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Friday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Friday Vijaya Dashami Regional Holiday
Saturday Durga Puja Regional Holiday
Monday Durgapuja holiday Regional Holiday
Tuesday Durgapuja holiday Regional Holiday
Wednesday Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Lakshmi Puja Regional Holiday Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday Sardar Patel's Birthday Regional Holiday Gujarat
Thursday Puducherry Liberation Day Regional Holiday Always on 1 November
Thursday Kut Regional Holiday Observed on November 1st
Thursday Haryana Day Regional Holiday Haryana only.
Thursday Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Monday Deepavali Holiday Government Holiday Tamil Nadu
Monday Deepavali Holiday Government Holiday Puducherry
Tuesday Balipadyami Regional Holiday Karnataka
Tuesday Diwali Regional Holiday Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura
Tuesday Deepavali Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu
Tuesday Deepavali Regional Holiday Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal
Tuesday Kali Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Wednesday Diwali Regional Holiday Deepavali
Wednesday Diwali Regional Holiday Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal
Wednesday Kali Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Thursday Govardhan Puja Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Thursday Vishwakarma Diwas Regional Holiday Day after Dewali
Thursday Diwali Regional Holiday Some states
Thursday Vikram Samvat New Year Regional Holiday Gujarat only
Friday Bhai Bij Regional Holiday Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh
Friday Wangala Festival Regional Holiday Meghalaya. Second week of November
Friday Ningol Chakkouba Regional Holiday 2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
Friday Diwali Holiday Regional Holiday Deepavali
Friday Vishvakarma Day Regional Holiday Day after Dewali
Tuesday Chhath Puja Regional Holiday
Wednesday Chhath Puja Regional Holiday
Tuesday Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Wednesday Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Wednesday Mawlid Regional Holiday Prophet Mohammad's Birthday
Wednesday Milad-Un-Nabi Regional Holiday Special Holiday
Friday Guru Nanak's Birthday Regional Holiday Full moon day of the month Kartik
Friday Seng Kut Snem Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Friday Rasa Purnima Regional Holiday Odisha only
Friday Friday after Eid e-Milad-un Nabi Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir only
Saturday Lachit Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Wednesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Legislative Assembly election
Saturday State Inauguration Day Regional Holiday Nagaland
Sunday Asom Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Monday World Disabled Day Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Feast of St. Francis Xavier Regional Holiday Goa Only
Wednesday Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday Public Holiday Government Holiday General Elections to State Legislative Assembly
Wednesday Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Wednesday Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Tuesday Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Tuesday Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Regional Holiday
Wednesday Goa Liberation Day Regional Holiday Goa only
Monday Christmas Festival Regional Holiday
Tuesday Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states
Wednesday Christmas Holiday Regional Holiday
Thursday Christmas Festival Regional Holiday
Sunday 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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