Public Holidays in Odisha in 2019

odisha, India National public holidays of Odisha, India in 2019

Wednesday January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Saturday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day
Sunday February 10 Feb 10 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura, West Bengal
Monday March 04 Mar 4 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 21 Mar 21 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Thursday March 21 Mar 21 Holi
Monday April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Monday April 01 Apr 1 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Maha Vishuba Sankranti Odisha
Sunday April 14 Apr 14 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday June 05 Jun 5 Idul Fitr Many states
Friday June 14 Jun 14 Pahili Raja Odisha
Saturday June 15 Jun 15 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Thursday July 04 Jul 4 Ratha Yatra Odisha
Monday August 12 Aug 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 24 Aug 24 Sreekrishna Jayanthi Kerala, Odisha. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Monday September 02 Sep 2 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 03 Sep 3 Nuakhai Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday September 10 Sep 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Sunday September 29 Sep 29 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Saturday October 05 Oct 5 Maha Saptami Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday October 06 Oct 6 Durgastami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Telangana, West Bengal
Sunday October 06 Oct 6 Mahanavami Bihar, Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Tuesday October 08 Oct 8 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday October 08 Oct 8 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Oct 27 Deewali Deepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal.
Sunday October 27 Oct 27 Kali Puja Assam, Odisha, West Bengal. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Tuesday October 29 Oct 29 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday November 10 Nov 10 Id-e-Milad
Tuesday November 12 Nov 12 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


National Holiday
Regional Holiday
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.

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