Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2015

Tamil Nadu 2015
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Tamil Nadu List of Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2015

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Sunday Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Thursday Pongal Regional Holiday Assam, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Friday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu only
Saturday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Monday Republic Day Public Holiday
Thursday Mahaveer Jayanthi Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday
Tuesday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Friday Labour Day Regional Holiday Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday State Holiday Government Holiday Tamil Nadu. Government only. Funeral of APJ Abdul Kalam
Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
Saturday Krishna Jayanthi Regional Holiday
Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Thursday Bakrid Regional Holiday Bakrid
Friday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Regional Holiday
Wednesday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Saturday Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Tuesday Deepavali Regional Holiday Deepawali
Thursday Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.
Friday 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