Public Holidays in Arunachal Pradesh in 2018

India National and Regional Public holidays of Arunachal Pradesh in 2018

Monday January 01 New Year's Day Several states
Sunday January 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Friday January 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 20 Statehood Day Arunachal Pradesh
Friday March 02 Holi
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 15 Bohag Bihu Arunachal Pradesh, Assam only
Monday April 30 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Saturday June 16 Idul Fitr Several states
Wednesday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday September 11 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Tuesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 17 Durgastami Several states
Friday October 19 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday November 07 Deewali Many states
Friday November 23 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Saturday December 01 Indigenous faith day Arunachal Pradesh
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.
  • Public holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates are Government of India holidays, when government offices will be closed nationwide. In addition, there are numerous festivals and fairs which are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which change from year to year.
  • Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.
  • Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day are observed nationally.

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