Public Holidays in Sikkim in 2019

Sikkim Upcoming Public Holidays in Sikkim

Republic Day
Republic Day

26 January 2019 This National holiday is in 8 days. Republic Day is an important national holiday that commemorates the establishment of th...


5 February 2019 This Regional holiday is in 18 days. Sikkim. Tibetan New year is the most important festival in the Tibetan calendar


21 March 2019 This Regional holiday is in 62 days. Originally a harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Sikkim in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Several states
Tuesday January 15 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 05 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Tuesday February 05 Sonam Lhochar Sikkim only. Tamang New Year
Thursday March 21 Doljatra Holi Dahan
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Ram Navami Many states
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Thursday May 16 State Day Sikkim only
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Friday August 23 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 08 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Deewali Many states
Wednesday December 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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