|Thursday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Sunday||February 19 Feb 19||Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti||Maharashtra only|
|Friday||February 24 Feb 24||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Monday||March 13 Mar 13||Holi|
|Tuesday||March 28 Mar 28||Gudi Padwa||Telugu and Kannada New Year. Maharashtra only|
|Saturday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Tuesday||April 04 Apr 4||Ram Navami||Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya|
|Sunday||April 09 Apr 9||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Friday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Friday||April 14 Apr 14||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||May 01 May 1||Maharashtra Day||Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960|
|Wednesday||May 10 May 10||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Monday||June 26 Jun 26||Idul Fitr||Many states|
|Tuesday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Thursday||August 17 Aug 17||Parsi New Year||Jamshed Navroz|
|Friday||August 25 Aug 25||Ganesh Chaturthi||Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata|
|Saturday||September 02 Sep 2||Idul Juha||Eid al-Adha|
|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|
|Thursday||October 19 Oct 19||Deewali||Maharashtra(Laxmi Pujan)|
|Friday||October 20 Oct 20||Deepavali||Karnataka, Maharashtra|
|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|
|Friday||December 01 Dec 1||Milad-un-Nabi|
|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.