Public Holidays in India in 2019

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Odisha Day
Odisha Day

1 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 6 days. Celebrated in Odisha to mark formation of the state as a separate province on 1 April 1936

Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday
Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday

5 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 10 days. Andhra Pradesh. Birthday of an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar

Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday
Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday

5 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 10 days. Telangana. Birthday of an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar

India List of National and regional Public holidays of India in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Several states
Wednesday January 02 Mannam Jayanthi Kerala Only
Wednesday January 02 New Year's Celebration Mizoram only
Friday January 11 Missionary Day Mizoram
Saturday January 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only
Sunday January 13 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Some states
Monday January 14 Bhogi Some states
Monday January 14 Makar Sankranti Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat
Tuesday January 15 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Tuesday January 15 Sankranti Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Wednesday January 16 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Wednesday January 16 Tusu Puja Assam
Wednesday January 16 Kanumu Andhra Pradesh
Thursday January 17 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Friday January 18 Imoinu Iratpa Manipur
Saturday January 19 Gann-Ngai Manipur
Tuesday January 22 Public Holiday Karnataka. Government and education
Wednesday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Friday January 25 Statehood Day Himachal Pradesh only
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Thursday January 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
Tuesday February 05 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Sunday February 10 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
Sunday February 10 Vasant Panchami Several states
Friday February 15 Lui-Ngai-Ni Manipur
Friday February 15 State Holiday Goa. Govt. and educational institutes
Tuesday February 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Tuesday February 19 Guru Ravidas' Birthday Several states. Full moon of Magh
Wednesday February 20 Mizoram State Day Mizoram
Wednesday February 20 Statehood Day Arunachal Pradesh
Friday March 01 Chapchar Kut Mizoram
Monday March 04 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Tuesday March 05 Panchayati Raj Diwas Odisha
Monday March 18 State Holiday Goa. Govt. and educational institutes
Wednesday March 20 Holika Dahan Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Thursday March 21 Hazrat Alis Birthday Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad
Thursday March 21 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Thursday March 21 Holi
Thursday March 21 Yaosang 2nd day Manipur.
Friday March 22 Bihar Divas Bihar Only
Friday March 22 Holi Bihar, Odisha
Saturday March 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana only
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Monday April 01 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Friday April 05 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Andhra Pradesh
Friday April 05 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Telangana only
Saturday April 06 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
Saturday April 06 Sajibu Nongmapanba Manipur. 1st day of the Month of Sajibu
Saturday April 06 1st Navratra Jammu and Kashmir only
Saturday April 06 Gudi Padwa Telugu and Kannada New Year. Goa, Maharashtra
Saturday April 06 Cheti Chand Gujarat, Rajasthan
Sunday April 07 Sarhul Jharkhand
Saturday April 13 Biju Festival Tripura only
Saturday April 13 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Saturday April 13 Ram Navami Several states
Sunday April 14 Ashoka's Birth Anniversary Bihar only
Sunday April 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Maha Vishuba Sankranti Odisha
Sunday April 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Sunday April 14 Vaisakhi Several states
Sunday April 14 Ram Navami Many states
Monday April 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday April 15 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Monday April 15 Vishu Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Wednesday April 17 Mahavir Jayanti
Thursday April 18 Maundy Thursday Kerala only
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 21 Shab e-Barat Bihar. Celebrated on the 15th Sha'aban
Sunday April 21 Easter Day Kerala
Monday April 22 Garia Puja Tripura only
Tuesday April 23 Veer Kunvar Singh Jayanti Bihar
Wednesday May 01 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Wednesday May 01 May Day Many states
Tuesday May 07 Basava Jayanthi Karnataka only. The most important festival of the Lingayats. 3rd Vaiskha
Tuesday May 07 Parashurama Jayanti Several states
Thursday May 09 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal
Thursday May 16 State Day Sikkim only
Saturday May 18 Buddha Purnima Several states
Friday May 31 Jumat-ul-Wida Last Friday of Ramadam
Sunday June 02 Shab-I-Qadr Celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Thursday June 06 Following Day of Ramazan Telengana
Thursday June 06 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Rajasthan
Friday June 07 Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Punjab Only
Friday June 14 Pahili Raja Odisha
Saturday June 15 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Saturday June 15 YMA Day Mizoram
Monday June 17 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Several states
Sunday June 30 Remna Ni Mizoram
Thursday July 04 Ratha Yatra Odisha
Friday July 05 Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday July 06 MHIP Day Mizoram
Wednesday July 10 Kharchi Puja Tripura only
Saturday July 13 Martyr's Day Jammu and Kashmir only
Sunday July 14 Behdienkhlam Meghalaya
Wednesday July 17 U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
Tuesday July 23 Ker Puja Tripura only
Monday July 29 Bonalu
Wednesday July 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Haryana only
Wednesday July 31 Karkkadaka Vavu Kerala
Sunday August 11 Id-ul-Ad'ha Goa, Kerala
Monday August 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Tuesday August 13 Patriot's Day Manipur
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Thursday August 15 Raksha Bandhan Several states. Shravana Purnima
Friday August 16 De jure Transfer day Always on 18 August
Saturday August 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Friday August 23 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Saturday August 24 Sreekrishna Jayanthi Several states. Janmashtami
Wednesday August 28 Ayankali Jayanthi Kerala only
Saturday August 31 Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Punjab only
Sunday September 01 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Monday September 02 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 03 Nuakhai Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday September 03 Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Goa only
Sunday September 08 Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi Rajasthan
Monday September 09 Muharram Kerala, Odisha
Tuesday September 10 First Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Tuesday September 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday September 11 Muharram (Ashoora) Gujarat
Wednesday September 11 Thiruvonam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Thursday September 12 Third Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Friday September 13 Fourth Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Saturday September 21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala only
Monday September 23 Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana only
Saturday September 28 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Saturday September 28 Bathukamma Starting day Nine days before Durgastami
Sunday September 29 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday October 05 Maha Saptami Several states
Sunday October 06 Durgastami Several states
Monday October 07 Mahanavami Some states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Monday October 07 Navami of Durga Puja Assam, Tripura,West Bengal
Monday October 07 Ayudha Puja Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Tuesday October 08 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 13 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Several states
Sunday October 13 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday October 27 Deepavali Several states
Sunday October 27 Deewali Many states
Sunday October 27 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday October 27 Narak Chaturdashi Karnataka
Monday October 28 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Monday October 28 Vishvakarma Day Day after Dewali
Monday October 28 Deewali (Laxmi Puja) Maharashtra
Monday October 28 Diwali Manipur
Monday October 28 Govardhan Puja Fourth day of Diwali
Tuesday October 29 Bhai Bij Some states
Tuesday October 29 Deewali West Bengal
Tuesday October 29 Balipadyami Karnataka
Wednesday October 30 Ningol Chakkouba Manipur. 2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
Thursday October 31 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Birthday Gujarat only.
Friday November 01 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Friday November 01 Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Friday November 01 Kut Manipur
Friday November 01 Puducherry Liberation Day Always on 1 November
Saturday November 02 Chhath Puja Assam, Bihar
Sunday November 03 Chhath Puja Bihar
Friday November 08 Wangala Festival Meghalaya. Second week of November.
Saturday November 09 Milad-i-Sherif Kerala
Sunday November 10 Id-e-Milad
Monday November 11 Guru Nanak Birthday Many states
Tuesday November 12 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Tuesday November 12 Guru Nanak Birthday Several States
Friday November 15 Kanakadasa Jayanthi Karnataka only
Friday November 15 Friday after Eid e-Milad-un Nabi Jammu and Kashmir only
Saturday November 23 Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
Sunday December 01 Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Punjab only
Sunday December 01 State Inauguration Day Nagaland
Sunday December 01 Indigenous faith day Arunachal Pradesh
Monday December 02 Asom Divas Assam only
Tuesday December 03 Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa only
Thursday December 05 Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday December 12 Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Meghalaya
Wednesday December 18 Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Meghalaya
Wednesday December 18 Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Chhattisgarh
Thursday December 19 Goa Liberation Day Goa only
Tuesday December 24 Christmas Festival Meghalaya, Mizoram
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day Some states
Friday December 27 Christmas Festival Meghalaya
Monday December 30 U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya
Tuesday December 31 New Year's Eve Mizoram


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public 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.

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