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National Holidays in India in 2020

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
WednesdayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayJanuary 02Mannam JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala Only
ThursdayJanuary 02Guru Gobind Singh JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayJanuary 02New Year's CelebrationRegional HolidayMizoram Only
TuesdayJanuary 07Imoinu IratpaRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayJanuary 08Gann-NgaiRegional HolidayManipur
SaturdayJanuary 11Missionary DayRegional HolidayMizoram
SundayJanuary 12Birthday of Swami VivekanandaRegional HolidayWest Bengal only
TuesdayJanuary 14BhogiRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana
TuesdayJanuary 14Makar SankrantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayJanuary 15PongalRegional Holiday
WednesdayJanuary 15SankrantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayJanuary 16Thiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
ThursdayJanuary 16KanumaRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh only
ThursdayJanuary 16Tusu PujaRegional HolidayAssam
FridayJanuary 17Uzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayTamil Nadu only
ThursdayJanuary 23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
SaturdayJanuary 25Statehood DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
SaturdayJanuary 25Sonam LochharRegional HolidayTamang New Year
SundayJanuary 26Republic DayNational Holiday
TuesdayJanuary 28Gothar Bathou SunRegional HolidayAssam
WednesdayJanuary 29Saraswati Puja HolidayRegional HolidayWest Bengal
ThursdayJanuary 30Sir Chhotu Ram JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana
ThursdayJanuary 30Vasant PanchamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayJanuary 31Me-dam-me-phiRegional HolidayAssam
FridayJanuary 31Saraswati Puja HolidayRegional HolidayWest Bengal
SundayFebruary 09Bir Chilarai DivasRegional HolidayAssam
SundayFebruary 09Guru Ravidas JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states.  Full moon of Magh
SaturdayFebruary 15Lui-Ngai-NiRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayFebruary 19Chahhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
ThursdayFebruary 20Statehood DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
ThursdayFebruary 20Mizoram State DayRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayFebruary 21Maha ShivratriRegional HolidayMost states
MondayFebruary 24LosarRegional HolidayTibetan New Year
ThursdayMarch 05Panchayati Raj DiwasRegional HolidayOdisha
FridayMarch 06Chapchar KutRegional HolidayMizoram
MondayMarch 09HoliRegional Holiday
MondayMarch 09Bhumchu FestivalRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayMarch 09Holi DahanRegional HolidayDay before Holi
MondayMarch 09DoljatraRegional Holiday
MondayMarch 09Imam Ali's BirthdayRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh only
MondayMarch 09Holi DahanRegional Holiday
TuesdayMarch 10HoliRegional Holiday
TuesdayMarch 10DoljatraRegional HolidayHoli Dahan
TuesdayMarch 10Yaosang 2nd DayRegional HolidayManipur
FridayMarch 20Bakth Matha Karma JayanthiRegional HolidayChhatisgarh
SundayMarch 22Bihar DivasRegional HolidayBihar Only
MondayMarch 23Shaheedi DiwasRegional HolidayHaryana
WednesdayMarch 251st NavratraRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
WednesdayMarch 25Gudi PadwaRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
WednesdayMarch 25Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
WednesdayMarch 25Gudi PadwaRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year. Goa
WednesdayMarch 25Sajibu Nongma PanbaRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayMarch 25UgadiRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
ThursdayMarch 26Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
FridayMarch 27SarhulRegional HolidayJahrkhand
WednesdayApril 01Odisha DayRegional HolidayOdisha
WednesdayApril 01Bank HolidayNot a Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
ThursdayApril 02Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
SundayApril 05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
MondayApril 06Mahavir JayantiRegional Holiday
WednesdayApril 08Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass JiRegional HolidayPunjab
ThursdayApril 09Maundy ThursdayRegional HolidayKerala only
ThursdayApril 09Shab e-BaratRegional Holiday15 Sha'aban
FridayApril 10Good FridayRegional Holiday
SundayApril 12Easter SundayRegional Holiday
MondayApril 13CheiraobaRegional HolidayManipur
MondayApril 13Biju FestivalRegional HolidayTripura only
MondayApril 13Mahabishuba SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha
MondayApril 13Bohag BihuRegional HolidayAssamese New Year
MondayApril 13VaisakhiRegional HolidaySeveral states
TuesdayApril 14VishuRegional HolidayKerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
TuesdayApril 14Tamil New YearRegional HolidayTamil Nadu, Puducherry
TuesdayApril 14Ashoka's Birth AnniversaryRegional HolidayBihar only
TuesdayApril 14Bohag BihuRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh, Assam only
TuesdayApril 14VaisakhiRegional HolidaySeveral states
TuesdayApril 14Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh, Assam only
TuesdayApril 14Bengali New YearRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal only
TuesdayApril 14Dr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
WednesdayApril 15Himachal DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
WednesdayApril 15Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam
MondayApril 20Garia PujaRegional HolidayTripura only. 7th day of Vaishakha
TuesdayApril 21Garia Puja HolidayRegional HolidayTripura only
ThursdayApril 23Tithi of Damodar DevaRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdayApril 23Veer Kunvar Singh JayantiRegional HolidayBihar
SaturdayApril 25Parashurama JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayApril 26Parashurama JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayApril 26Basava JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
FridayMay 01Labour DayRegional HolidayMany states
FridayMay 01Maharashtra DayRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
ThursdayMay 07Buddha PurnimaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
FridayMay 08Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal
SaturdayMay 16Sikkim State DayRegional HolidaySikkim only
ThursdayMay 21Shab-I-QadrRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
FridayMay 22Savitri AmavasyaRegional HolidayOdisha
FridayMay 22Jumat-ul-WidaRegional HolidayLast Friday of the month of Ramadan
SundayMay 24Id-ul-FitrRegional HolidayMost states
MondayMay 25Maharana Pratap JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan only
MondayMay 25Idul FitrRegional HolidayMost states
MondayMay 25Birthday of Kazi Nazrul IslamRegional HolidayTripura
TuesdayMay 26Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev JiRegional HolidayPunjab Only
TuesdayMay 26Following Day Of RamzanRegional HolidayTelengana
FridayJune 05Sant Guru Kabir JayantiRegional HolidayGazetted holiday in several states
FridayJune 05Saga DawaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
SaturdayJune 06Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam
MondayJune 15YMA DayRegional HolidayMizoram
MondayJune 15Raja SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha only
ThursdayJune 18Guru Hargobind Ji's BirthdayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
TuesdayJune 23Ratha YatraRegional HolidayOdisha
TuesdayJune 30Remna NiRegional HolidayMizoram
WednesdayJuly 01Doctor's DayRegional HolidayWest Bengal
MondayJuly 06MHIP DayRegional HolidayMizoram
WednesdayJuly 08BehdienkhlamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
TuesdayJuly 14Ker PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
FridayJuly 17U Tirot Sing DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
MondayJuly 20Karkidaka VavuRegional HolidayKerala
MondayJuly 20HareliRegional Holiday
MondayJuly 20BonaluRegional Holiday
FridayJuly 24Drukpa TsheshiRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayJuly 31Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghRegional HolidayHaryana
FridayJuly 31BakridRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayAugust 01BakridRegional HolidayGoa
SaturdayAugust 01Eid-ul-Azha HolidayRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayAugust 01BakridRegional HolidayMany states
MondayAugust 03Raksha BandhanRegional HolidaySeveral states. Shravana Purnima
MondayAugust 03Jhulan PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha
WednesdayAugust 05Public HolidayRegional HolidayAzad Jammu and Kashmir
SundayAugust 09Adivasi DivasRegional Holiday
TuesdayAugust 11JanmashtamiRegional HolidayMany states
WednesdayAugust 12JanmashtamiRegional HolidayMany states
ThursdayAugust 13Patriot's DayRegional HolidayObserved on August 13th
SaturdayAugust 15Independence DayNational Holiday
SundayAugust 16Parsi New YearRegional HolidayJamshed Navroz
SundayAugust 16De jure Transfer DayRegional HolidayPuducherry
WednesdayAugust 19Birthday of Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya BahadurRegional HolidayTripura
ThursdayAugust 20Tithi of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayAugust 21Haritalika TeejRegional HolidayWomen only
SaturdayAugust 22Vinayagar ChathurthiRegional HolidayGanesh Chaturthi
SaturdayAugust 22Ganesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SaturdayAugust 22SamvatsariRegional Holiday
SundayAugust 23NuakhaiRegional HolidayOdisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
SundayAugust 23Ganesh Chaturthi HolidayRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
FridayAugust 28Ramdev Jayanti and Teja DashmiRegional HolidayRajasthan only
FridayAugust 28Ayyankali JayanthiRegional HolidayKerala only
SaturdayAugust 29AshuraRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayAugust 29KaramRegional HolidayJharkhand
SundayAugust 30AshuraRegional HolidayMany states
SundayAugust 30First OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
MondayAugust 31ThiruvonamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
TuesdaySeptember 01Third OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
WednesdaySeptember 02Sree Narayana Guru JayantiRegional HolidayKerala only
WednesdaySeptember 02Fourth OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
MondaySeptember 07Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdaySeptember 17Vishvakarma DayRegional Holiday
ThursdaySeptember 17MahalayaRegional HolidayKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
MondaySeptember 21Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiRegional HolidayKerala only
WednesdaySeptember 23Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom DayRegional HolidayHaryana
SaturdaySeptember 26Janmostav of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayOctober 02Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayNational HolidayGandhi Jayanti
MondayOctober 05Birthday of Nar Bahadur BhandariRegional HolidaySikkim
ThursdayOctober 08ChehlumRegional HolidaySafar 20
WednesdayOctober 14Public HolidayRegional HolidayTelangana
ThursdayOctober 15Public HolidayRegional HolidayTelangana
FridayOctober 16Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji BirthdayRegional Holiday
SaturdayOctober 17Bathukamma Starting DayRegional HolidayNine days before Durgatsami
SaturdayOctober 17Maharaja Agrasen JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayOctober 17Kati BihuRegional HolidayAssam only
SaturdayOctober 17Mera Chaoren HoubaRegional HolidayManipur
ThursdayOctober 22Maha SaptamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayOctober 23Maha SaptamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayOctober 23Maha SaptamiRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
SaturdayOctober 24Maha AshtamiRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
SaturdayOctober 24Durga AshtamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayOctober 24Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
SaturdayOctober 24Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayOctober 25Vijaya DashamiRegional Holiday
SundayOctober 25MahanavamiRegional HolidaySeveral states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
SundayOctober 25Durga PujaRegional Holiday
SundayOctober 25Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayOctober 25DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
SundayOctober 25Durga PujaRegional HolidayMahastami. Sikkim only
SundayOctober 25Ayudha PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayOctober 25Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySome states
MondayOctober 26DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
MondayOctober 26Vijaya DasamiGovernment Holiday
MondayOctober 26Durga PujaRegional Holiday
MondayOctober 26Accession DayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
ThursdayOctober 29MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
FridayOctober 30MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
FridayOctober 30Friday after Eid e-Milad-un NabiRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
FridayOctober 30Lakshmi PujaRegional HolidayOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
SaturdayOctober 31Sardar Patel's BirthdayRegional HolidayGujarat
SaturdayOctober 31Maharishi Valmiki BirthdayRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayOctober 31Maulud NabiRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
SaturdayOctober 31Kumar PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
SundayNovember 01KutRegional HolidayManipur
SundayNovember 01Haryana DayRegional HolidayHaryana only.
SundayNovember 01Kannada RajyothsavaRegional HolidayKarnataka only
SundayNovember 01Puducherry Liberation DayRegional Holiday
FridayNovember 06Wangala FestivalRegional HolidayMeghalaya. Second week of November
SaturdayNovember 07Lhabab DuechenRegional Holiday
SaturdayNovember 14Narak ChaturdashiRegional HolidayKarnataka
SaturdayNovember 14DiwaliRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayNovember 14Kali PujaRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, West Bengal
SundayNovember 15Govardhan PujaRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
SundayNovember 15DiwaliRegional HolidayManipur
SundayNovember 15Vishvakarma DayRegional HolidayDay after Dewali
MondayNovember 16Balipadyami DeepavaliRegional HolidayDeepavali
MondayNovember 16Bhai BijRegional HolidaySome states
MondayNovember 16Vikram Samvat New YearRegional HolidayGujarat only.
MondayNovember 16Vishvakarma DayRegional HolidayGovardhan Puja
MondayNovember 16DiwaliRegional HolidayBali Pratipada
TuesdayNovember 17Ningol ChakkoubaRegional Holiday2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
FridayNovember 20Chhath PujaRegional HolidaySome states
SaturdayNovember 21Chhath PujaRegional HolidayBihar
MondayNovember 23Seng Kut SnemRegional HolidayMeghalaya
TuesdayNovember 24Lachit DivasRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdayNovember 25Public HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayNovember 26Public HolidayRegional HolidayTamil Nadu. 13 districts.
MondayNovember 30Guru Nanak's BirthdayRegional HolidayFull moon of the month Kartik
MondayNovember 30Rasa PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha only
TuesdayDecember 01State Inauguration DayRegional HolidayNagaland
TuesdayDecember 01Indigenous Faith DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
WednesdayDecember 02Asom DivasRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdayDecember 03Kanakadasa JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
ThursdayDecember 03Feast of St. Francis XavierRegional HolidayGoa only.
SaturdayDecember 12Pa Togan Nengminza SangmaRegional HolidayMeghalaya
SundayDecember 13Kagyed DanceRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdayDecember 15Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayDecember 16Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
ThursdayDecember 17Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 18Death Anniversary of U SoSo ThamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
FridayDecember 18Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 18Guru Ghasidas JayantiRegional Holiday
SaturdayDecember 19Goa Liberation DayRegional HolidayGoa only
SaturdayDecember 19Losoong/NamsoongRegional HolidaySikkim
SaturdayDecember 19Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur JiRegional HolidayPunjab only
ThursdayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional HolidayMeghalaya, Mizoram
FridayDecember 25Christmas DayRegional HolidayObserved in all states
SaturdayDecember 26Christmas FestivalRegional Holiday
SaturdayDecember 26Boxing DayRegional Holiday
SundayDecember 27Christmas FestivalRegional Holiday
WednesdayDecember 30Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan TongnamRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayDecember 30U Kiang NangbahRegional HolidayMeghalaya
WednesdayDecember 30Tamu LhosarRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 31New Year's EveRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 31SakewaRegional HolidaySikkim