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National Holidays in India in 2018

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
MondayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidayArunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
TuesdayJanuary 02Mannam JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala Only
FridayJanuary 05Guru Gobind Singh JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayJanuary 11Missionary DayRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayJanuary 12Birthday of Swami VivekanandaRegional HolidayWest Bengal only
SundayJanuary 14Makar SankrantiRegional Holiday
SundayJanuary 14Magh BihuRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
SundayJanuary 14SankrantiRegional HolidayHarvest festival
SundayJanuary 14PongalRegional Holiday
MondayJanuary 15SankrantiRegional Holiday
MondayJanuary 15Thiruvalluvar DayRegional Holiday
MondayJanuary 15Tusu PujaRegional HolidayAssam only
MondayJanuary 15SankrantiRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Telangana
TuesdayJanuary 16Uzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu only
WednesdayJanuary 17Uzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayPuducherry only
WednesdayJanuary 17Sonam LochharRegional HolidayTamang New Year
MondayJanuary 22Vasant PanchamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayJanuary 22Saraswati PujaRegional HolidaySree Panchami
MondayJanuary 22Sir Chhotu Ram JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana
TuesdayJanuary 23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
TuesdayJanuary 23Gothar Bathou SunRegional HolidayAssam
ThursdayJanuary 25Statehood DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
FridayJanuary 26Republic DayNational Holiday
WednesdayJanuary 31Me-dam-me-phiRegional HolidayAssam
WednesdayJanuary 31Bir Chilarai DivasRegional HolidayAssam
WednesdayJanuary 31Guru Ravidas JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states.  Full moon of Magh
TuesdayFebruary 13MahashivratriRegional HolidaySpecial Holiday
TuesdayFebruary 13Maha ShivratriRegional HolidayMost states
WednesdayFebruary 14Maha ShivratriRegional HolidayMost states
ThursdayFebruary 15Lui-Ngai-NiRegional HolidayManipur
FridayFebruary 16LosarRegional HolidayTibetan New Year
MondayFebruary 19Chahhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
TuesdayFebruary 20Statehood DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
TuesdayFebruary 20Mizoram State DayRegional HolidayMizoram
ThursdayMarch 01Holi DahanRegional HolidayDay before Holi
ThursdayMarch 01HoliRegional Holiday
FridayMarch 02Chapchar KutRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayMarch 02HoliRegional Holiday
FridayMarch 02DoljatraRegional Holiday
SaturdayMarch 03Holi HolidayRegional HolidayBihar only
SaturdayMarch 03Yaosang 2nd DayRegional HolidayManipur
MondayMarch 05Panchayati Raj DiwasRegional HolidayOdisha
SundayMarch 18Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
SundayMarch 181st NavratraRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SundayMarch 18Gudi PadwaRegional Holiday
SundayMarch 18Chandramana UgadiRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
SundayMarch 18UgadiRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
SundayMarch 18Sajibu Nongma PanbaRegional HolidayManipur
MondayMarch 19Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
TuesdayMarch 20SarhulRegional HolidayJahrkhand
ThursdayMarch 22Bihar DivasRegional HolidayBihar Only
FridayMarch 23Shaheedi DiwasRegional HolidayHaryana
SaturdayMarch 24Ashoka's Birth AnniversaryRegional HolidayBihar only
SundayMarch 25Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
MondayMarch 26Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
ThursdayMarch 29Mahavir JayantiRegional HolidayJanma Kalyanak
ThursdayMarch 29Mahavir JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayMarch 29Maundy ThursdayRegional HolidayKerala only
ThursdayMarch 29Mahavir JayantiRegional HolidayThe most important religious holiday in Jainism
FridayMarch 30Good FridayRegional Holiday
FridayMarch 30Imam Ali's BirthdayRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh only
SundayApril 01Odisha DayRegional HolidayOdisha only. Utkal Divas
SundayApril 01Bank HolidayNot a Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
SundayApril 01Easter SundayRegional Holiday
MondayApril 02India Bank HolidayNot a Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
ThursdayApril 05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
SaturdayApril 14Tamil New YearRegional HolidayPuthandu. Tamil Nadu only
SaturdayApril 14Biju FestivalRegional HolidayTripura only
SaturdayApril 14CheiraobaRegional HolidayManipur
SaturdayApril 14Bohag BihuRegional HolidayAssamese New Year
SaturdayApril 14Dr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
SaturdayApril 14Mahabishuba SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha
SaturdayApril 14VaisakhiRegional Holiday
SundayApril 15VishuRegional HolidayKerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
SundayApril 15Bengali New YearRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal only
SundayApril 15Himachal DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
SundayApril 15Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
MondayApril 16Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
MondayApril 16Tithi of Damodar DevaRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdayApril 18Parashurama JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayApril 18Basava JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
SaturdayApril 21Garia PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
MondayApril 23Veer Kunvar Singh JayantiRegional HolidayBihar
TuesdayApril 24Janaki NawamiRegional Holiday
MondayApril 30Buddha PurnimaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
TuesdayMay 01Maharashtra DayRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
TuesdayMay 01Labour DayRegional HolidayMany states
WednesdayMay 02Labour DayGovernment HolidayWest Bengal, Govt. only
WednesdayMay 02Shab e-BaratRegional Holiday15 Sha'aban
WednesdayMay 09Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal
SaturdayMay 12Public HolidayRegional HolidayKarnataka only. For Assembly Elections
WednesdayMay 16Sikkim State DayRegional HolidaySikkim only
SaturdayMay 26Birthday of Kazi Nazrul IslamRegional HolidayTripura only.
TuesdayMay 29Saga DawaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
WednesdayMay 30Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam
FridayJune 08Jumat-ul-VidaRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayJune 08Jumat-ul-VidaRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
MondayJune 11Shab-I-QadrRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
ThursdayJune 14Pahili RajaRegional HolidayOdisha
FridayJune 15Raja SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha only
FridayJune 15YMA DayRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayJune 15Idul Fitr HolidayRegional HolidayMost states
SaturdayJune 16Idul FitrRegional HolidayMost states
SaturdayJune 16Maharana Pratap JayantiRegional Holiday
SundayJune 17Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev JiRegional HolidayPunjab Only
SundayJune 17Following Day Of RamzanRegional HolidayTelengana
FridayJune 22Thomas Jones DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
ThursdayJune 28Sant Guru Kabir JayantiRegional HolidayGazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
SaturdayJune 30Remna NiRegional HolidayMizoram
TuesdayJuly 03BehdienkhlamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
ThursdayJuly 05Guru Hargobind Ji's BirthdayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
FridayJuly 06MHIP DayRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayJuly 13Martyrs' DayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SaturdayJuly 14Ratha YatraRegional HolidayOdisha
TuesdayJuly 17U Tirot Sing DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
FridayJuly 20Kharchi PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
TuesdayJuly 31Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghRegional HolidayHaryana
SaturdayAugust 04Ker PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
MondayAugust 06BonaluRegional Holiday
WednesdayAugust 08Public HolidayRegional Holiday
SaturdayAugust 11Karkidaka VavuRegional HolidayKerala
MondayAugust 13Patriot's DayRegional HolidayObserved on August 13th
WednesdayAugust 15Independence DayNational Holiday
ThursdayAugust 16De jure Transfer DayRegional HolidayPuducherry
FridayAugust 17Funeral of Atal Bihari VajpayeeGovernment HolidaySeveral States. For the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
FridayAugust 17Parsi New YearRegional HolidayJamshed Navroz
FridayAugust 17Funeral of Atal Bihari VajpayeeRegional HolidaySeveral States. For the funeral of Atal Bihari Vajpayee
WednesdayAugust 22Bakri IdRegional HolidayId-Ul-Zuha
WednesdayAugust 22BakridRegional HolidayMany states
WednesdayAugust 22BakridRegional HolidayDelhi
WednesdayAugust 22Bakri-IdRegional HolidayEid-al-adha
ThursdayAugust 23Eid-ul-Azha Holiday HolidayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
FridayAugust 24First OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
SaturdayAugust 25ThiruvonamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
SundayAugust 26Raksha BandhanRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayAugust 26Third OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
MondayAugust 27Sree Narayana Guru JayantiRegional HolidayKerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer
TuesdayAugust 28Ayyankali JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala only
FridayAugust 31Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam only
SundaySeptember 02Sreekrishna JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala, Odisha. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
SundaySeptember 02JanmashtamiRegional Holiday
MondaySeptember 03JanmashtamiRegional Holiday
MondaySeptember 10Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib JiRegional HolidayPunjab only
TuesdaySeptember 11Tithi of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdaySeptember 13Vinayagar ChathurthiRegional HolidayGanesh Chaturthi
ThursdaySeptember 13Ganesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
ThursdaySeptember 13SamvatsariRegional Holiday
FridaySeptember 14NuakhaiRegional HolidayOdisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
FridaySeptember 14Ganesh Chaturthi HolidayRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
WednesdaySeptember 19Ramdev Jayanti and Teja DashmiRegional HolidayRajasthan only
WednesdaySeptember 19Janmostav of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdaySeptember 19Public HolidayRegional HolidayPunjab. For general elections
ThursdaySeptember 20AshuraRegional HolidayDay of Ashurah
ThursdaySeptember 20KaramRegional HolidayJharkhand
FridaySeptember 21Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiRegional HolidayKerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
FridaySeptember 21MuharramRegional HolidayAshoora
FridaySeptember 21AshooraRegional HolidayMany states
FridaySeptember 21AshuraRegional HolidayDay of Ashurah
FridaySeptember 21AshuraRegional HolidayMoharram
SundaySeptember 23Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom DayRegional HolidayHaryana
TuesdayOctober 02Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayNational Holiday
FridayOctober 05Birthday of Nar Bahadur BhandariRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayOctober 08MahalayaRegional HolidayKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
TuesdayOctober 09MahalayaRegional HolidayKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
TuesdayOctober 09Bathukamma Starting DayRegional HolidayNine days before Durgatsami
WednesdayOctober 10Maharaja Agrasen JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
TuesdayOctober 16Durga PujaRegional Holiday
WednesdayOctober 17Durga AshtamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayOctober 18NabamiRegional HolidaySome states
ThursdayOctober 18Kati BihuRegional HolidayAssam
ThursdayOctober 18Vijaya DashamiRegional Holiday
ThursdayOctober 18Durga PujaRegional Holiday
ThursdayOctober 18DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
ThursdayOctober 18MahanavamiRegional HolidayNinth day of Dussehra
FridayOctober 19DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
FridayOctober 19Vijaya DashamiRegional Holiday
FridayOctober 19Durga PujaRegional HolidayMahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
SaturdayOctober 20Durga PujaRegional Holiday
MondayOctober 22Durgapuja holidayRegional Holiday
TuesdayOctober 23Durgapuja holidayRegional Holiday
WednesdayOctober 24Maharishi Valmiki BirthdayRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayOctober 24Lakshmi PujaRegional HolidayOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
WednesdayOctober 31Lhabab DuechenRegional Holiday
WednesdayOctober 31Sardar Patel's BirthdayRegional HolidayGujarat
ThursdayNovember 01KutRegional HolidayManipur
ThursdayNovember 01Haryana DayRegional HolidayHaryana only.
ThursdayNovember 01Kannada RajyothsavaRegional HolidayKarnataka only
ThursdayNovember 01Puducherry Liberation DayRegional Holiday
MondayNovember 05Deepavali HolidayGovernment HolidayTamil Nadu
MondayNovember 05Deepavali HolidayGovernment HolidayPuducherry
TuesdayNovember 06DeepavaliRegional HolidayDeepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal
TuesdayNovember 06BalipadyamiRegional HolidayKarnataka
TuesdayNovember 06Kali PujaRegional HolidayAssam, West Bengal
TuesdayNovember 06DiwaliRegional HolidayAssam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura
TuesdayNovember 06DeepavaliRegional HolidayTamil Nadu
WednesdayNovember 07DiwaliRegional HolidayDeepawali. Except Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal
WednesdayNovember 07Kali PujaRegional HolidayOdisha
WednesdayNovember 07DiwaliRegional HolidayDeepavali
ThursdayNovember 08Vishwakarma DiwasRegional HolidayDay after Dewali
ThursdayNovember 08DiwaliRegional HolidaySome states
ThursdayNovember 08Vikram Samvat New YearRegional HolidayGujarat only.
ThursdayNovember 08Govardhan PujaRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
FridayNovember 09Vishvakarma DayRegional HolidayDay after Dewali
FridayNovember 09Wangala FestivalRegional HolidayMeghalaya. Second week of November
FridayNovember 09Ningol ChakkoubaRegional Holiday2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
FridayNovember 09Diwali HolidayRegional HolidayDeepavali
FridayNovember 09Bhai BijRegional HolidayGujarat, Uttar Pradesh
TuesdayNovember 13Chhath PujaRegional Holiday
WednesdayNovember 14Chhath PujaRegional Holiday
TuesdayNovember 20MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
WednesdayNovember 21Milad-Un-NabiRegional HolidaySpecial Holiday
WednesdayNovember 21MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
WednesdayNovember 21MawlidRegional HolidayProphet Mohammad's Birthday
FridayNovember 23Rasa PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha only
FridayNovember 23Friday after Eid e-Milad-un NabiRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
FridayNovember 23Guru Nanak's BirthdayRegional HolidayFull moon day of the month Kartik
FridayNovember 23Seng Kut SnemRegional HolidayMeghalaya
SaturdayNovember 24Lachit DivasRegional HolidayAssam
MondayNovember 26Kanakadasa JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
WednesdayNovember 28Public HolidayRegional HolidayLegislative Assembly election
SaturdayDecember 01State Inauguration DayRegional HolidayNagaland
SundayDecember 02Asom DivasRegional HolidayAssam only
MondayDecember 03World Disabled DayRegional HolidayTripura only
MondayDecember 03Feast of St. Francis XavierRegional HolidayGoa Only
WednesdayDecember 05Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad AbdullahRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
ThursdayDecember 06Kagyed DanceRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 07Public HolidayGovernment HolidayGeneral Elections to State Legislative Assembly
SaturdayDecember 08Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
SundayDecember 09Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayDecember 10Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdayDecember 11Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayDecember 12Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur JiRegional HolidayPunjab only
WednesdayDecember 12Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayDecember 12Pa Togan Nengminza SangmaRegional HolidayMeghalaya
TuesdayDecember 18Guru Ghasidas JayantiRegional Holiday
TuesdayDecember 18Death Anniversary of U SoSo ThamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
WednesdayDecember 19Goa Liberation DayRegional HolidayGoa only
SaturdayDecember 22Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan TongnamRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayDecember 24Christmas FestivalRegional Holiday
TuesdayDecember 25Christmas DayRegional HolidayObserved in all states
WednesdayDecember 26Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 27Christmas FestivalRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 27BarahimizongRegional HolidaySikkim
SundayDecember 30U Kiang NangbahRegional HolidayMeghalaya