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Public Holidays in Gujarat in 2018

gujarat, India National public holidays of gujarat, India in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 14 Jan 14 Sankranti Several states
Friday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 13 Feb 13 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Friday March 02 Mar 2 Holi
Sunday March 18 Mar 18 Cheti Chand Gujarat only.
Sunday March 25 Mar 25 Ram Navami 9th day of the 1st month in the Hindu calendar
Thursday March 29 Mar 29 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 18 Apr 18 Parashurama Jayanti Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Saturday June 16 Jun 16 Idul Fitr Several states
Wednesday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Friday August 17 Aug 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Wednesday August 22 Aug 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Sunday August 26 Aug 26 Raksha Bandhan Several states. Shravana Purnima
Monday September 03 Sep 3 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday September 13 Sep 13 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday September 21 Sep 21 Muharram Many states
Tuesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 18 Oct 18 Dusshera Vijaya Dashmi. Several states
Wednesday October 31 Oct 31 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Birthday Gujarat only.
Wednesday November 07 Nov 7 Deewali Many states
Thursday November 08 Nov 8 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Friday November 09 Nov 9 Bhai Bij Several states
Wednesday November 21 Nov 21 Id-e-Milad
Friday November 23 Nov 23 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

Key

National Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • 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.


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