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National Holidays in India in 2019

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayJanuary 02New Year's CelebrationRegional HolidayMizoram
WednesdayJanuary 02Mannam JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala Only
FridayJanuary 11Missionary DayRegional HolidayMizoram
SaturdayJanuary 12Birthday of Swami VivekanandaRegional HolidayWest Bengal only
SundayJanuary 13Guru Gobind Singh JayantiRegional Holiday
MondayJanuary 14PongalRegional Holiday
MondayJanuary 14Makar SankrantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayJanuary 14BhogiRegional HolidaySome states
TuesdayJanuary 15PongalRegional Holiday
TuesdayJanuary 15SankrantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayJanuary 16Thiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
WednesdayJanuary 16Tusu PujaRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdayJanuary 16KanumaRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh only
ThursdayJanuary 17Uzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayTamil Nadu
FridayJanuary 18Imoinu IratpaRegional HolidayManipur
SaturdayJanuary 19Gann-NgaiRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayJanuary 22Public HolidayGovernment Holiday
WednesdayJanuary 23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
FridayJanuary 25Statehood DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
SaturdayJanuary 26Republic DayNational Holiday
TuesdayJanuary 29Gothar Bathou SunRegional HolidayAssam
ThursdayJanuary 31Me-dam-me-phiRegional HolidayAssam
TuesdayFebruary 05Sonam LochharRegional HolidayTamang New Year
TuesdayFebruary 05LosarRegional HolidayTibetan New Year
SundayFebruary 10Vasant PanchamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayFebruary 10Sir Chhotu Ram JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana
FridayFebruary 15State Holiday for Deputy Chief MinisterGovernment HolidayGovt. and educational institutes
FridayFebruary 15Lui-Ngai-NiRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayFebruary 19Guru Ravidas JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states.  Full moon of Magh
TuesdayFebruary 19Bhumchu FestivalRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdayFebruary 19Bir Chilarai DivasRegional HolidayAssam
TuesdayFebruary 19Chahhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
WednesdayFebruary 20Mizoram State DayRegional HolidayMizoram
WednesdayFebruary 20Statehood DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
FridayMarch 01Chapchar KutRegional HolidayMizoram
MondayMarch 04Maha ShivratriRegional HolidayMost states
TuesdayMarch 05Panchayati Raj DiwasRegional HolidayOdisha
MondayMarch 18State Holiday for Chief MinisterGovernment HolidayGovt. and educational institutes
WednesdayMarch 20Holi DahanRegional HolidayDay before Holi
ThursdayMarch 21HoliRegional HolidayHoli Dahan
ThursdayMarch 21DoljatraRegional HolidayDay before Holi
ThursdayMarch 21HoliRegional Holiday
ThursdayMarch 21DoljatraRegional Holiday
ThursdayMarch 21Imam Ali's BirthdayRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh only
FridayMarch 22HoliRegional Holiday
FridayMarch 22Yaosang 2nd DayRegional HolidayManipur.
FridayMarch 22Bihar DivasRegional HolidayBihar Only
SaturdayMarch 23Shaheedi DiwasRegional HolidayHaryana
MondayApril 01Odisha DayRegional HolidayOdisha only. Utkal Divas
MondayApril 01Bank HolidayNot a Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
FridayApril 05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
SaturdayApril 06Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
SaturdayApril 06Sajibu Nongma PanbaRegional HolidayManipur
SaturdayApril 061st NavratraRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SaturdayApril 06Gudi PadwaRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
SaturdayApril 06UgadiRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
SundayApril 07SarhulRegional HolidayJahrkhand
ThursdayApril 11Public Holiday Lok Shaba ElectionsRegional Holiday
SaturdayApril 13Biju FestivalRegional HolidayTripura only
SaturdayApril 13Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
SundayApril 14Tamil New YearRegional HolidayPuthandu. Tamil Nadu only
SundayApril 14Ashoka's Birth AnniversaryRegional HolidayBihar only
SundayApril 14VaisakhiRegional Holidayseveral states
SundayApril 14Dr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
SundayApril 14Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
SundayApril 14Mahabishuba SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha
SundayApril 14Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
SundayApril 14CheiraobaRegional HolidayManipur
MondayApril 15VishuRegional HolidayKerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
MondayApril 15Bengali New YearRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal only
MondayApril 15Bohag BihuRegional HolidayAssamese New Year. Assam only
MondayApril 15Himachal DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
TuesdayApril 16Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdayApril 17Mahavir JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayApril 18Public Holiday Lok Shaba ElectionsRegional Holiday
ThursdayApril 18Maundy ThursdayRegional HolidayKerala only
FridayApril 19Good FridayRegional Holiday
SundayApril 21Shab e-BaratRegional Holiday15 Sha'aban
SundayApril 21Easter SundayRegional Holiday
MondayApril 22Garia PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
TuesdayApril 23Public Holiday Lok Shaba ElectionsRegional Holiday
TuesdayApril 23Veer Kunvar Singh JayantiRegional HolidayBihar
WednesdayMay 01Maharashtra DayRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
WednesdayMay 01Labour DayRegional HolidayMany states
SundayMay 05Tithi of Damodar DevaRegional HolidayAssam only
TuesdayMay 07Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreRegional HolidayWest Bengal
TuesdayMay 07Basava JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
TuesdayMay 07Parashurama JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayMay 09Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreRegional HolidayTripura
MondayMay 13Janaki NawamiRegional Holiday
ThursdayMay 16Sikkim State DayRegional HolidaySikkim only
SaturdayMay 18Buddha PurnimaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
SundayMay 19Buddha PurnimaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
SundayMay 19Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam
FridayMay 31Jumat-ul-WidaRegional HolidayLast Friday of Ramadam
SundayJune 02Shab-I-QadrRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
WednesdayJune 05Idul FitrRegional HolidayMost states
ThursdayJune 06Uttarakhand Public HolidayRegional HolidayUttarakhand
ThursdayJune 06Maharana Pratap JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayJune 06Following Day of RamazanRegional HolidayTelengana
FridayJune 07Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom dayRegional HolidayPunjab Only
FridayJune 14Pahili RajaRegional HolidayOdisha
SaturdayJune 15Raja SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha only
SaturdayJune 15YMA DayRegional HolidayMizoram
MondayJune 17Sant Guru Kabir JayantiRegional HolidayFull moon in Hindu month of Jyeshtha
SaturdayJune 22Thomas Jones DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
SundayJune 30Remna NiRegional HolidayMizoram
ThursdayJuly 04Ratha YatraRegional HolidayOdisha
FridayJuly 05Guru Hargobind Ji's BirthdayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SaturdayJuly 06MHIP DayRegional HolidayMizoram
WednesdayJuly 10Kharchi PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
SaturdayJuly 13Martyrs' DayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SundayJuly 14BehdienkhlamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
WednesdayJuly 17U Tirot Sing DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
TuesdayJuly 23Ker PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
MondayJuly 29BonaluRegional HolidayTelangana
WednesdayJuly 31Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghRegional HolidayHaryana, Punjab only
WednesdayJuly 31Karkidaka VavuRegional HolidayKerala
MondayAugust 12BakridRegional HolidayMany states
MondayAugust 12Id-ul-Ad'haRegional HolidayBakrid. Kerala
TuesdayAugust 13Patriot's DayRegional HolidayObserved on August 13th
ThursdayAugust 15Independence DayNational Holiday
ThursdayAugust 15Jhulan PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha
ThursdayAugust 15Raksha BandhanRegional HolidaySeveral states. Shravana Purnima
FridayAugust 16De jure Transfer DayRegional HolidayPuducherry
SaturdayAugust 17Parsi New YearRegional HolidayJamshed Navroz
TuesdayAugust 20Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayAugust 23JanmashtamiRegional Holiday
FridayAugust 23Krishna JayanthiRegional HolidayRestricted Holiday
SaturdayAugust 24JanmashtamiRegional Holiday
WednesdayAugust 28Ayyankali JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala only
SaturdayAugust 31Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib JiRegional HolidayPunjab only
MondaySeptember 02Vinayagar ChathurthiRegional HolidayGanesh Chaturthi
MondaySeptember 02Tithi of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
MondaySeptember 02Ganesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
MondaySeptember 02SamvatsariRegional Holiday
TuesdaySeptember 03NuakhaiRegional HolidayOdisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
TuesdaySeptember 03Ganesh Chaturthi HolidayRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SundaySeptember 08Ramdev Jayanti and Teja DashmiRegional HolidayRajasthan only
MondaySeptember 09AshuraRegional Holiday10 Muharram
TuesdaySeptember 10AshuraRegional HolidayMany states
TuesdaySeptember 10First OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
TuesdaySeptember 10AshuraRegional Holiday10 Muharram
WednesdaySeptember 11AshuraRegional Holiday10 Muharram
WednesdaySeptember 11ThiruvonamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
ThursdaySeptember 12Third OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
ThursdaySeptember 12Anant ChaturdashiGovernment HolidayPublic sector and schools
FridaySeptember 13Fourth OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
FridaySeptember 20Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiRegional HolidayKerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
MondaySeptember 23Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom DayRegional HolidayHaryana
SaturdaySeptember 28Bathukamma Starting DayRegional HolidayNine days before Durgatsami
SaturdaySeptember 28MahalayaRegional HolidayKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
SundaySeptember 29Maharaja Agrasen JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
SundaySeptember 29Mera Chaoren HoubaRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayOctober 02Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayNational HolidayGandhi Jayanti
SaturdayOctober 05Maha SaptamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayOctober 05Birthday of Nar Bahadur BhandariRegional HolidaySikkim
SundayOctober 06Durga AshtamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayOctober 06MahanavamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayOctober 07Ayudha PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayOctober 07MahanavamiRegional HolidayNinth day of Dussehra
MondayOctober 07Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySome states
MondayOctober 07Ayudha PujaRegional HolidayKarnataka, Tamil Nadu
TuesdayOctober 08Vijaya DashamiRegional Holiday
TuesdayOctober 08DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
TuesdayOctober 08Durga PujaRegional Holiday
TuesdayOctober 08Janmostav of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
SundayOctober 13Maharishi Valmiki BirthdayRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayOctober 13Lakshmi PujaRegional HolidayOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
FridayOctober 18Kati BihuRegional HolidayAssam
MondayOctober 21India State Elections Public HolidayRegional HolidayHaryana, Maharashtra. voting in assembly polls
SundayOctober 27DiwaliRegional HolidayMost states
SundayOctober 27Kali PujaRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, West Bengal
SundayOctober 27DeepavaliRegional HolidayDeepavali
SundayOctober 27Narak ChaturdashiRegional HolidayKarnataka only
MondayOctober 28Govardhan PujaRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
MondayOctober 28DiwaliRegional HolidaySome states
MondayOctober 28Vikram Samvat New YearRegional HolidayGujarat only.
MondayOctober 28Vishvakarma DayRegional HolidayDay after Dewali
TuesdayOctober 29Bhai BijRegional HolidaySome states
TuesdayOctober 29DeepavaliRegional HolidayKarnataka only
WednesdayOctober 30Ningol ChakkoubaRegional Holiday2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
ThursdayOctober 31Sardar Patel's BirthdayRegional HolidayGujarat
FridayNovember 01Kannada RajyothsavaRegional HolidayKarnataka only
FridayNovember 01KutRegional HolidayManipur
FridayNovember 01Puducherry Liberation DayRegional Holiday
FridayNovember 01Haryana DayRegional HolidayHaryana only.
SaturdayNovember 02Chhath PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayNovember 03Chhath PujaRegional Holiday
FridayNovember 08Wangala FestivalRegional HolidayMeghalaya. Second week of November.
SaturdayNovember 09Milad-i-SherifRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
SundayNovember 10MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
MondayNovember 11Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak jiRegional HolidayFull moon of the month Kartik
TuesdayNovember 12Rasa PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha only
TuesdayNovember 12Guru Nanak's BirthdayRegional HolidayFull moon of the month Kartik
FridayNovember 15Kanakadasa JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
FridayNovember 15Friday after Eid e-Milad-un NabiRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
TuesdayNovember 19Lhabab DuechenRegional Holiday
SaturdayNovember 23Seng Kut SnemRegional HolidayMeghalaya
SundayNovember 24Lachit DivasRegional HolidayAssam
SundayDecember 01State Inauguration DayRegional HolidayNagaland
SundayDecember 01Indigenous Faith DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
SundayDecember 01Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur JiRegional HolidayPunjab only
MondayDecember 02Asom DivasRegional HolidayAssam only
TuesdayDecember 03Feast of St. Francis XavierRegional HolidayGoa Only
ThursdayDecember 05Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad AbdullahRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
ThursdayDecember 12Pa Togan Nengminza SangmaRegional HolidayMeghalaya
MondayDecember 16BarahimizongRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayDecember 18Death Anniversary of U SoSo ThamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
WednesdayDecember 18Guru Ghasidas JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 19Goa Liberation DayRegional HolidayGoa only
TuesdayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional Holiday
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayRegional HolidayObserved in all states
ThursdayDecember 26Solar EclipseRegional HolidayOdisha
ThursdayDecember 26Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 26Boxing DayRegional Holiday
FridayDecember 27Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 27Christmas FestivalRegional Holiday
SaturdayDecember 28Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
SundayDecember 29Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayDecember 30U Kiang NangbahRegional HolidayMeghalaya
MondayDecember 30Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdayDecember 31Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdayDecember 31New Year's EveRegional Holiday