|Wednesday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Tuesday||February 15 Feb 15||Milad-un-Nabi|
|Wednesday||March 02 Mar 2||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Friday||March 18 Mar 18||Holi|
|Tuesday||April 12 Apr 12||Ram Navami|
|Saturday||April 16 Apr 16||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday||April 22 Apr 22||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Tuesday||May 17 May 17||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Monday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Monday||August 22 Aug 22||Janmashtami||Bangalore, Delhi. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Sunday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Thursday||October 06 Oct 6||Dussehra||Vijaya Dashami|
|Wednesday||October 26 Oct 26||Deewali||Deepawali|
|Sunday||November 06 Nov 6||Idul Juha||Bakrid|
|Thursday||November 10 Nov 10||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|Sunday||December 25 Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|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.