Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2021

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List of Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Pongal Regional Holiday
Friday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
Saturday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu
Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
Thursday Thaipoosam Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday
Tuesday Telugu New Year's Day Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Wednesday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Public Holiday
Wednesday Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
Sunday Mahaveer Jayanthi Regional Holiday
Saturday Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Friday Ramzan Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
Friday Ashura Regional Holiday Many states
Monday Krishna Jayanthi Regional Holiday Restricted Holiday
Friday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday
Thursday Ayutha Pooja Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday Milad-un-Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Thursday Deepavali Regional Holiday Most states
Saturday Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states


  • Public holidays observed by private companies usually follow the Tamil Nadu Industrial Establishments (National and Festival Holidays) Act. The four national holidays, (26th January, 1st May, 15th August and 2nd October) are supplemented by five festival holidays selected from any of the festivals given the religious and regional interests of the employees