Public Holidays in Rajasthan in 2017

Rajasthan Upcoming Public Holidays in Rajasthan

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This Regional holiday is in 13 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Republic Day
Republic Day

26 January 2018 This National holiday is in 45 days. Republic Day is an important national holiday that commemorates the establishment of th...

Maha Shivratri
Maha Shivratri

13 February 2018 This Regional holiday is in 63 days. According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.

India National and Regional Public holidays of Rajasthan in 2017

Thursday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Monday March 13 Holi
Saturday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday April 04 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Sunday April 09 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Monday June 26 Idul Fitr Many states
Tuesday August 15 Independence Day
Tuesday August 15 Janmashtami
Saturday September 02 Idul Juha Eid al-Adha
Saturday September 30 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 01 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 19 Deewali Maharashtra(Laxmi Pujan)
Saturday November 04 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Saturday December 02 Milad-un-Nabi
Monday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


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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