|Tuesday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Monday||March 07 Mar 7||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Thursday||March 24 Mar 24||Holi|
|Friday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Thursday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Tuesday||April 19 Apr 19||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Saturday||May 21 May 21||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Friday||July 01 Jul 1||Jumat-ul-Wida||Last Friday of Ramadam|
|Wednesday||July 06 Jul 6||Idul Fitr||Many states|
|Monday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Thursday||August 25 Aug 25||Janmashtami||Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Monday||September 12 Sep 12||Idul Juha||Bakrid. Except Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Sikkim.|
|Sunday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Tuesday||October 11 Oct 11||Dussehra||Dasara/Vijaya Dashami|
|Wednesday||October 12 Oct 12||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Sunday||October 30 Oct 30||Deewali||Deepawali. Except Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.|
|Monday||November 14 Nov 14||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|Sunday||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.