|Saturday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Sunday||March 10 Mar 10||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Wednesday||March 27 Mar 27||Holi|
|Sunday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Saturday||May 25 May 25||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Friday||August 02 Aug 2||Jumat-ul-Wida||Last Friday of Ramadam|
|Friday||August 09 Aug 9||Idul Fitr||All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh|
|Thursday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Wednesday||August 28 Aug 28||Janmashtami||Restricted Holiday. Bangalore, Delhi. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Wednesday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Monday||October 14 Oct 14||Dussehra||Vijaya Dashami|
|Tuesday||October 15 Oct 15||Idul Juha||Bakrid|
|Sunday||November 03 Nov 3||Deewali||Deepawali|
|Thursday||November 14 Nov 14||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Sunday||November 17 Nov 17||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|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.