|Tuesday||January 14 Jan 14||Milad-un-Nabi|
|Wednesday||January 15 Jan 15||Pongal||Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki|
|Sunday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Thursday||February 27 Feb 27||Maha Shivratri|
|Monday||March 31 Mar 31||Ugadi||Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.|
|Sunday||April 13 Apr 13||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Monday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Thursday||April 17 Apr 17||Public Holiday||Karnataka. Allow voting in Lok Sabha elections|
|Friday||April 18 Apr 18||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Thursday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Friday||May 02 May 2||Basava Jayanthi||Karnataka only. The most important festival of the Lingayats.|
|Tuesday||July 29 Jul 29||Idul Fitr||All states except Goa, Jharkhand|
|Friday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Friday||August 29 Aug 29||Ganesh Chaturthi||Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata|
|Wednesday||September 24 Sep 24||Mahalaya||Karnataka only.|
|Thursday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday||October 03 Oct 3||Ayudha Puja||Karnataka only|
|Monday||October 06 Oct 6||Idul Juha||Bakrid.|
|Wednesday||October 08 Oct 8||Maharishi Valmiki Birthday||Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.|
|Friday||October 24 Oct 24||Balipadyami Deepavali||Karnataka, Maharashtra only|
|Saturday||November 01 Nov 1||Kannada Rajyothsava||Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day|
|Tuesday||November 04 Nov 4||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Saturday||November 08 Nov 8||Kanakadasa Jayanthi||Karnataka only. Marks the birthday of the great poet and saint shri Kanaka Dasa|
|National Holiday||Regional 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.