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Public Holidays in Haryana in 2018

Haryana Upcoming Public Holidays in Haryana

Dussehra
Dussehra

19 October 2018 This Regional holiday is Tomorrow. The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama ...

Maharishi Valmiki Birthday
Maharishi Valmikis Birthday

24 October 2018 This Regional holiday is in 6 days. Valmiki is celebrated as the harbinger-poet in Sanskrit literature. He lived in the fir...

Haryana Day
Haryana Day

1 November 2018 This Regional holiday is in 14 days. Commemorates the day when the state of Haryana was carved out of Punjab in 1966

India National and Regional Public holidays of Haryana in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 05 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Several states
Monday January 22 Vasant Panchami Several states
Monday January 22 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
Friday January 26 Republic Day
Wednesday January 31 Guru Ravidas Birthday Several states. Full moon of Magh
Wednesday February 14 Maha Shivratri Several states
Friday March 02 Holi
Friday March 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana only
Sunday March 25 Ram Navami 9th day of the 1st month in the Hindu calendar
Thursday March 29 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Sunday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 18 Parashurama Jayanti Several states
Saturday June 16 Idul Fitr Several states
Saturday June 16 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan only
Thursday June 28 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Gazetted holiday in several states
Tuesday July 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Haryana only
Wednesday August 15 Independence Day
Wednesday August 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Sunday August 26 Raksha Bandhan Several states. Shravana Purnima
Monday September 03 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday September 11 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Sunday September 23 Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana only
Tuesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 10 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan
Friday October 19 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday October 24 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Thursday November 01 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Wednesday November 07 Deewali Many states
Friday November 09 Vishvakarma Day Haryana
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

  • 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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