Public Holidays in Karnataka in 2016

Karnataka is a state in southwestern India. The capital is Bengaluru, which is home to many international companies. The Karnataka government observe about 22 public holidays each year. Many private companies will observe the major holidays and a selection of the other holidays, to give employees a total of about 13 holidays.

Karnataka 2016

Karnataka List of Holidays in Karnataka in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Sankranti Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
Monday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Thursday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Sunday Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Monday Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Thursday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Goa, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal
Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Monday Bakrid Regional Holiday Bakrid. Except Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Friday Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday
Sunday Islamic New Year Public Holiday Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Monday Ayudha Pooja Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday Vijayadashami Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday Last Day of Moharam Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Saturday Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Naraka Chaturdashi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Monday Deepavali Regional Holiday Karnataka, Maharashtra
Tuesday Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Thursday Kanakadasa Jayanthi Not A Public Holiday Karnataka only. Not a public holiday in 2016 due to banking crisis
Monday Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states

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