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Public Holidays in Gujarat in 2019

gujarat, India National public holidays of gujarat, India in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Monday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Monday March 04 Mar 4 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 21 Mar 21 Holi
Monday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 07 Apr 7 Cheti Chand Gujarat only.
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday April 17 Apr 17 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 17 Aug 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Saturday August 24 Aug 24 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Monday September 02 Sep 2 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 10 Sep 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Saturday September 14 Sep 14 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only. Shravana Purnima
Wednesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 08 Oct 8 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Oct 27 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Monday October 28 Oct 28 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Monday October 28 Oct 28 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Tuesday October 29 Oct 29 Bhai Bij Gujarat only.
Sunday November 10 Nov 10 Id-e-Milad
Tuesday November 12 Nov 12 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Wednesday 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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