Public Holidays in Maharashtra in 2013

India National and Regional Public holidays of Maharashtra in 2013

Friday January 25 Jan 25 Milad-un-Nabi
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 19 Feb 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Sunday March 10 Mar 10 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Wednesday March 27 Mar 27 Holi
Friday March 29 Mar 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Thursday April 11 Apr 11 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka (Bangalore), Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh only.
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Saturday April 20 Apr 20 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday April 24 Apr 24 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Wednesday May 01 May 1 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960.
Saturday May 25 May 25 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Friday August 09 Aug 9 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Sunday August 18 Aug 18 Parsi New Year Mumbai Only
Monday September 09 Sep 9 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Wednesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday October 14 Oct 14 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday October 15 Oct 15 Idul Juha Bakrid
Sunday November 03 Nov 3 Deewali Deepawali
Thursday November 14 Nov 14 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Sunday November 17 Nov 17 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik


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.

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