Public Holidays in Telangana in 2018

India National and Regional Public holidays of Telangana in 2018

Monday January 01 New Year's Day Several states
Sunday January 14 Bhogi Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Monday January 15 Sankranti Several states
Friday January 26 Republic Day
Tuesday February 13 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday March 01 Holi Telangana, Jammu Province
Sunday March 18 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year
Monday March 26 Ram Navami Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Telangana
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday April 01 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Thursday April 05 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Saturday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Saturday June 16 Idul Fitr Several states
Sunday June 17 Idul Fitr Holiday Telangana
Monday August 06 Bonalu
Wednesday August 15 Independence Day
Friday August 17 Public Holiday Several states. Govt. holiday for funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Wednesday August 22 Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Monday September 03 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday September 11 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Thursday September 13 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Friday September 21 Muharram Many states
Tuesday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday October 09 Bathukamma Starting day Nine days before Durgastami
Wednesday October 17 Durgastami Several states
Thursday October 18 Mahanavami Several states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Thursday October 18 Dusshera Vijaya Dashmi. Several states
Wednesday November 07 Deepavali Telengana
Wednesday November 21 Id-e-Milad
Friday November 23 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Friday December 07 Public Holiday General Elections to State Legislative Assembly
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day Meghalaya, Mizoram, Telangana


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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