Public Holidays in Odisha in 2015

India National and Regional Public holidays of Odisha in 2015

Saturday January 03 Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Friday January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday January 24 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 17 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 05 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Assam, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Friday March 06 Holi
Saturday March 28 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday April 01 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Monday June 15 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Saturday July 18 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday September 05 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday September 17 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday September 18 Nuakhai Odisha only. Harvest Festival. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Thursday September 24 Idul Juha Bakrid.
Friday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti.
Monday October 12 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 20 Saptami of Durgapuja Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
Thursday October 22 Mahanavami Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Friday October 23 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim. Dussehra
Saturday October 24 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Saturday October 24 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday October 27 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura only.
Tuesday November 10 Kali Puja Odisha, West Bengal
Wednesday November 11 Deewali Deepawali. Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana
Wednesday November 25 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Thursday December 24 Id-e-Milad Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.
Friday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


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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