|Saturday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day|
|Monday||March 04 Mar 4||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Thursday||March 21 Mar 21||Holi|
|Monday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Saturday||April 06 Apr 6||1st Navratra||Jammu and Kashmir only|
|Sunday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Sunday||April 14 Apr 14||Vaisakhi||several states|
|Wednesday||April 17 Apr 17||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Sunday||May 19 May 19||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Friday||May 31 May 31||Jumat-ul-Wida||Last Friday of Ramadam|
|Wednesday||June 05 Jun 5||Idul Fitr||Many states|
|Friday||July 05 Jul 5||Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Saturday||July 13 Jul 13||Martyr's Day||Jammu and Kashmir only|
|Monday||August 12 Aug 12||Idul Juha||Bakrid. Many states|
|Thursday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Saturday||August 24 Aug 24||Janmashtami||Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Tuesday||September 10 Sep 10||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Wednesday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Tuesday||October 08 Oct 8||Dussehra||Dasara/Vijaya Dashami|
|Sunday||October 27 Oct 27||Deewali||Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.|
|Tuesday||November 12 Nov 12||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|Thursday||December 05 Dec 5||Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Wednesday||December 25 Dec 25||Christmas Day||Observed in all states|
|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.