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Public Holidays in Himachal Pradesh in 2019

Himachal Pradesh Upcoming Public Holidays in Himachal Pradesh

Holi
Holi

21 March 2019 This Regional holiday is in 3 days. A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

Ram Navami
Ram Navami

13 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 26 days. Several states. Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebra...

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. Celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Himachal Pradesh in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 25 Statehood Day Himachal Pradesh only
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 19 Guru Ravidas' Birthday Several states. Full moon of Magh
Monday March 04 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 21 Holi
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 13 Ram Navami Several states
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Monday April 15 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 07 Parashurama Jayanti Several states
Saturday May 18 Buddha Purnima Several states
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday June 17 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Several states
Monday August 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 24 Sreekrishna Jayanthi Several states. Janmashtami
Tuesday September 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 13 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Several states
Sunday October 27 Deewali Many states
Tuesday November 12 Guru Nanak Birthday Several States
Wednesday 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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