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Public Holidays in Himachal Pradesh in 2019

Himachal Pradesh Upcoming Public Holidays in Himachal Pradesh

Idul Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This Regional holiday is in 12 days. Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

17 June 2019 This Regional holiday is in 24 days. Birthday of a 15th century mystic and poet. Celebrated on Jyeshtha Purnima

Idul Juha
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This Regional holiday is in 80 days. Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

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
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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