Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2016

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Tamil Nadu List of Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Regional Holiday Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Friday Pongal Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu
Saturday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu only
Sunday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
Friday Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Friday Telugu New Year's Day Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Thursday Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Thursday Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday Mahaveer Jayanthi Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Sunday Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Thursday Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Goa, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, West Bengal
Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
Thursday Krishna Jayanthi Regional Holiday
Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday Bakrid Regional Holiday Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu
Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday
Sunday Islamic New Year Public Holiday Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Monday Ayudha Pooja Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Wednesday Ashura Regional Holiday Day of Ashurah
Saturday Deepavali Regional Holiday Assam, Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura
Tuesday Public Holiday Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu. To mourn the death of Jayalalithaa
Tuesday Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday 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

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