Public Holidays in Sikkim in 2015

India National and Regional Public holidays of Sikkim in 2015

Thursday January 01 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Wednesday January 21 Sonam Lhochar Sikkim only. Tamang New Year
Monday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Thursday February 19 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Friday March 06 Holi
Saturday March 28 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Saturday July 18 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday September 05 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Friday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti.
Tuesday October 20 Saptami of Durgapuja Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
Wednesday October 21 Ayudha Puja Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
Friday October 23 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim. Dussehra
Saturday October 24 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday November 10 Deewali Deepawali.
Friday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states


National Holiday Regional 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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