|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|
|Sunday||April 07 Apr 7||Sarhul||Jharkhand|
|Wednesday||April 17 Apr 17||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday||April 19 Apr 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Wednesday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Many states|
|Monday||August 12 Aug 12||Idul Juha||Bakrid. Many states|
|Thursday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Friday||August 23 Aug 23||Janmashtami||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||Many states|
|Monday||November 11 Nov 11||Guru Nanak Birthday||Many states|
|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.