|Tuesday||January 14 Jan 14||Pongal||Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki|
|Thursday||January 23 Jan 23||Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti||Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement|
|Sunday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Monday||March 17 Mar 17||Holi|
|Monday||April 07 Apr 7||Public Holiday||Assam only. First phase of Lok Sabha elections|
|Sunday||April 13 Apr 13||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Friday||April 18 Apr 18||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Thursday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Wednesday||May 14 May 14||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Tuesday||July 29 Jul 29||Idul Fitr||All states except Goa, Jharkhand|
|Friday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Thursday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday||October 03 Oct 3||Dussehra||Vijaya Dashami|
|Monday||October 06 Oct 6||Idul Juha||Bakrid.|
|Thursday||October 23 Oct 23||Deewali||Deepawali. Except Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal.|
|Thursday||November 06 Nov 6||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|National Holiday||Regional 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.