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Public Holidays in Maharashtra in 2019

Maharashtra Upcoming Public Holidays in Maharashtra

Idul Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

5 June 2019 This Regional holiday is in 11 days. Marks the end of the fasting period of the Islamic month of Ramadan

Idul Juha
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This Regional holiday is in 79 days. Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Independence Day
Independence Day

15 August 2019 This National holiday is in 82 days. On the 15th of August 1947, India became completely independent from Great Britain

India National and Regional Public holidays of Maharashtra in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Monday March 04 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 21 Holi
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 06 Gudi Padwa Telugu and Kannada New Year. Goa, Maharashtra
Saturday April 13 Ram Navami Several states
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 17 Mahavir Jayanti
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Saturday May 18 Buddha Purnima Several states
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Monday September 02 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Deewali Many states
Monday October 28 Deewali (Laxmi Puja) Maharashtra
Sunday November 10 Id-e-Milad
Tuesday November 12 Guru Nanak Birthday Several States
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • 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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