|Saturday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day|
|Monday||March 04 Mar 4||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Wednesday||March 20 Mar 20||Holika Dahan||Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand|
|Thursday||March 21 Mar 21||Holi|
|Monday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Saturday||April 13 Apr 13||Ram Navami||Several states|
|Sunday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Wednesday||April 17 Apr 17||Mahavir Jayanti|
|Friday||April 19 Apr 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||May 18 May 18||Buddha Purnima||Several states|
|Wednesday||June 05 Jun 5||Idul Fitr||Many states|
|Monday||August 12 Aug 12||Idul Juha||Bakrid. Many states|
|Thursday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Friday||August 23 Aug 23||Janmashtami||Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Tuesday||September 10 Sep 10||Muharram (10th Day)||Day of Ashurah|
|Wednesday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Tuesday||October 08 Oct 8||Dussehra||Dasara/Vijaya Dashami|
|Sunday||October 13 Oct 13||Maharishi Valmiki Birthday||Several states|
|Sunday||October 27 Oct 27||Deewali||Many states|
|Monday||October 28 Oct 28||Govardhan Puja||Fourth day of Diwali|
|Sunday||November 10 Nov 10||Id-e-Milad|
|Tuesday||November 12 Nov 12||Guru Nanak Birthday||Several States|
|Wednesday||December 25 Dec 25||Christmas Day||Observed in all states|
|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.