Public Holidays in Meghalaya in 2019

India National and Regional Public holidays of Meghalaya in 2019

Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day Several states
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day
Thursday March 21 Mar 21 Holi
Monday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 Idul Fitr Many states
Sunday July 14 Jul 14 Behdienkhlam Meghalaya
Wednesday July 17 Jul 17 U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 24 Aug 24 Sreekrishna Jayanthi Several states. Janmashtami
Wednesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday October 07 Oct 7 Mahanavami Some states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Tuesday October 08 Oct 8 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Oct 27 Deewali Many states
Friday November 08 Nov 8 Wangala Festival Meghalaya. Second week of November.
Saturday November 23 Nov 23 Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
Thursday December 12 Dec 12 Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Meghalaya
Wednesday December 18 Dec 18 Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Meghalaya
Tuesday December 24 Dec 24 Christmas Festival Meghalaya, Mizoram
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Thursday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Some states
Friday December 27 Dec 27 Christmas Festival Meghalaya
Monday December 30 Dec 30 U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya


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.

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