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Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2019

Tamil Nadu Upcoming Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu

Ugadi
Ugadi

6 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 44 days. Ugadi marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 52 days. Celebrated to mark the birthday of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician...

Tamil New Year
Tamil New Year

14 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 52 days. Puthandu also knownas Tamil New Year, is the celebration of the first day of the Tamil...

India National and Regional Public holidays of Tamil Nadu in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Several states
Tuesday January 15 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Wednesday January 16 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Thursday January 17 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday January 26 Republic Day
Monday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Saturday April 06 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
Sunday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Sunday April 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Wednesday April 17 Mahavir Jayanti
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 May Day Many states
Wednesday June 05 Idul Fitr Many states
Monday August 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Thursday August 15 Independence Day
Friday August 23 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Monday September 02 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Tuesday September 10 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Monday October 07 Ayudha Puja Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Tuesday October 08 Dussehra Dasara/Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 27 Deepavali Several states
Sunday November 10 Id-e-Milad
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • 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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