|Friday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day|
|Tuesday||February 13 Feb 13||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Friday||March 02 Mar 2||Holi|
|Sunday||March 25 Mar 25||Ram Navami||9th day of the 1st month in the Hindu calendar|
|Thursday||March 29 Mar 29||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Friday||March 30 Mar 30||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Sunday||April 01 Apr 1||Bank Holiday||Banks only. Annual accounts closing|
|Saturday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Monday||April 30 Apr 30||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|Saturday||June 16 Jun 16||Idul Fitr||Several states|
|Wednesday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Friday||August 17 Aug 17||Public Holiday||Several states. Govt. holiday for funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee|
|Wednesday||August 22 Aug 22||Idul Juha||Bakrid. Many states|
|Monday||September 03 Sep 3||Janmashtami||Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna|
|Tuesday||September 11 Sep 11||Muharram||Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community|
|Friday||September 21 Sep 21||Muharram||Many states|
|Tuesday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday||October 19 Oct 19||Dussehra||Dasara/Vijaya Dashami|
|Wednesday||November 07 Nov 7||Deewali||Many states|
|Wednesday||November 21 Nov 21||Id-e-Milad|
|Friday||November 23 Nov 23||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|Tuesday||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.