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Public Holidays in Delhi in 2018

Delhi Upcoming Public Holidays in Delhi

Independence Day
Independence Day

15 August 2018 This National holiday is in 24 days. On the 15th of August 1947, India became completely independent from Great Britain

Idul Juha
Eid al-Adha

22 August 2018 This Regional holiday is in 31 days. Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Janmashtami
Janmashtami

3 September 2018 This Regional holiday is in 43 days. The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of ...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Delhi in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 26 Republic Day
Wednesday February 14 Maha Shivratri Several states
Friday March 02 Holi
Thursday March 29 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Monday April 30 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Saturday June 16 Idul Fitr Several states
Wednesday August 15 Independence Day
Wednesday August 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Monday September 03 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Friday September 21 Muharram Many states
Tuesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Friday October 19 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday October 24 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Wednesday November 07 Deewali Many states
Wednesday November 21 Id-e-Milad
Friday November 23 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • The 2018 date of holiday for "Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji" will be announced later.
  • 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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