|Thursday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Friday||February 24 Feb 24||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Monday||March 13 Mar 13||Holi|
|Thursday||March 30 Mar 30||Sarhul||Jharkhand|
|Saturday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Sunday||April 09 Apr 9||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Friday||April 14 Apr 14||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal only|
|Monday||August 14 Aug 14||Janmashtami||Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Tuesday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Saturday||September 02 Sep 2||Idul Juha||Eid al-Adha|
|Sunday||September 17 Sep 17||Karam||Jharkhand. 11th day of full moon in the month of Bhadro|
|Saturday||September 30 Sep 30||Dussehra||Vijaya Dashami|
|Sunday||October 01 Oct 1||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Monday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Wednesday||October 18 Oct 18||Deewali||Deepawali|
|Saturday||November 04 Nov 4||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|Monday||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.