|Saturday||January 03 Jan 3||Milad-un-Nabi||Birthday of Prophet Muhammad|
|Friday||January 23 Jan 23||Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti||Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement|
|Saturday||January 24 Jan 24||Vasant Panchami||Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Monday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Tuesday||February 17 Feb 17||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Friday||March 06 Mar 6||Holi|
|Friday||April 03 Apr 3||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Wednesday||April 15 Apr 15||Bengali New Year||Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Friday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Monday||May 04 May 4||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Saturday||May 09 May 9||Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore||Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.|
|Saturday||July 18 Jul 18||Idul Fitr||All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh|
|Friday||July 24 Jul 24||Kharchi Puja||Tripura only|
|Saturday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Saturday||September 05 Sep 5||Janmashtami||Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Thursday||September 24 Sep 24||Idul Juha||Bakrid.|
|Friday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti.|
|Monday||October 12 Oct 12||Mahalaya||Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.|
|Tuesday||October 20 Oct 20||Saptami of Durgapuja||Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal|
|Saturday||October 24 Oct 24||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Tuesday||October 27 Oct 27||Lakshmi Puja||Odisha, Tripura only.|
|Tuesday||November 10 Nov 10||Deewali||Deepawali.|
|Thursday||December 24 Dec 24||Id-e-Milad||Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.|
|Friday||December 25 Dec 25||Christmas Day||Observed in all states|
|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.