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National Holidays in India in 2021

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
FridayJanuary 01New Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayJanuary 02New Year CelebrationRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayJanuary 04BarahimizongRegional HolidaySikkim
MondayJanuary 11Missionary DayRegional HolidayMizoram
TuesdayJanuary 12Birthday of Swami VivekanandaRegional HolidayWest Bengal only.
WednesdayJanuary 13Makara SankrantiGovernment HolidaySome states
WednesdayJanuary 13BhogiRegional HolidaySome states
ThursdayJanuary 14SankrantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayJanuary 14PongalRegional Holiday
FridayJanuary 15KanumaGovernment HolidayAndhra Pradesh only
FridayJanuary 15Tusu PujaRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayJanuary 15Thiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
SaturdayJanuary 16Uzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayTamil Nadu
WednesdayJanuary 20Guru Gobind Singh JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayJanuary 23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
MondayJanuary 25Statehood DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
MondayJanuary 25Imoinu IratpaRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayJanuary 26Gann-NgaiRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayJanuary 26Republic DayNational Holiday
ThursdayJanuary 28ThaipoosamRegional HolidaySeveral states
SundayJanuary 31Me-dam-me-phiRegional HolidayAssam
FridayFebruary 12LosarRegional HolidayTibetan New Year
FridayFebruary 12Sonam LhosarRegional Holiday
MondayFebruary 15Lui-Ngai-NiRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayFebruary 16Vasant PanchamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayFebruary 19Chahhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
SaturdayFebruary 20Mizoram State DayRegional HolidayMizoram
SaturdayFebruary 20Statehood DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
FridayFebruary 26Imam Ali's BirthdayRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh only
SaturdayFebruary 27Bir Chilarai DivasRegional HolidayAssam
SaturdayFebruary 27Bhumchu FestivalRegional HolidaySikkim
SaturdayFebruary 27Guru Ravidas JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states.  Full moon of Magh
FridayMarch 05Chapchar KutRegional HolidayMizoram
FridayMarch 05Panchayati Raj DiwasRegional HolidayOdisha
MondayMarch 08International Women's DayNot a Public HolidayTelangana. Holiday for female employees
ThursdayMarch 11Maha ShivratriRegional HolidayMost states
ThursdayMarch 11Shab-I-MirajRegional HolidayThe Prophet's Ascension
SundayMarch 21NaurozRegional Holiday
MondayMarch 22Bihar DivasRegional HolidayBihar Only
TuesdayMarch 23Shaheedi DiwasRegional HolidayHaryana
SundayMarch 28DoljatraRegional Holiday
SundayMarch 28Holi DahanRegional HolidayDay before Holi
MondayMarch 29Yaosang 2nd DayRegional HolidayManipur
MondayMarch 29HoliGovernment Holiday
MondayMarch 29Shab e-BaratRegional Holiday15 Sha'aban
MondayMarch 29HoliRegional Holiday
MondayMarch 29Shab e-BaratGovernment Holiday15 Sha'aban
TuesdayMarch 30Holi HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayApril 01Odisha DayRegional HolidayOdisha
ThursdayApril 01Bank HolidayNot a Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
FridayApril 02Good FridayRegional Holiday
SundayApril 04Easter SundayRegional Holiday
MondayApril 05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayGovernment HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
MondayApril 05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayRegional HolidayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
WednesdayApril 07Bakth Matha Karma JayanthiRegional HolidayChhatisgarh
ThursdayApril 08Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass JiRegional HolidayPunjab
TuesdayApril 13VaisakhiRegional Holidayseveral states
TuesdayApril 131st NavratraRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
TuesdayApril 13Gudi PadwaRegional Holiday
TuesdayApril 13Cheti ChandRegional Holiday
TuesdayApril 13UgadiRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
TuesdayApril 13Sajibu Nongma PanbaRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayApril 14Tamil New YearRegional HolidayPuthandu. Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
WednesdayApril 14Dr Ambedkar JayantiNational Holiday
WednesdayApril 14Biju FestivalRegional HolidayTripura
WednesdayApril 14VishuRegional HolidayKerala Only
WednesdayApril 14Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
WednesdayApril 14CheiraobaRegional HolidayManipur
WednesdayApril 14Mahabishuba SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha
ThursdayApril 15Bohag BihuRegional HolidayAssamese New Year. Assam only
ThursdayApril 15Himachal DayRegional HolidayHimachal Pradesh only
ThursdayApril 15SarhulRegional HolidayJahrkhand
ThursdayApril 15Bengali New YearRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal only
FridayApril 16Bohag Bihu HolidayRegional HolidayAssam only
TuesdayApril 20Ashoka's Birth AnniversaryRegional HolidayBihar only
WednesdayApril 21Sati Sadhani DivasRegional HolidayAssam
WednesdayApril 21Ram NavamiRegional Holiday
WednesdayApril 21Ram NavamiGovernment Holiday
WednesdayApril 21Garia PujaRegional HolidayTripura only. 7th day of Vaishakha
ThursdayApril 22Garia Puja HolidayRegional HolidayTripura only
FridayApril 23Khongjom DayRegional HolidayManipur
FridayApril 23Veer Kunvar Singh JayantiRegional HolidayBihar
SundayApril 25Mahavir JayantiRegional Holiday
SaturdayMay 01Labour DayRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayMay 01Maharashtra DayRegional HolidayMaharashtra only
SaturdayMay 01Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji's BirthdayRegional HolidayPunjab
FridayMay 07Jumat-ul-WidaRegional HolidayLast Friday of the month of Ramadan
SundayMay 09Shab-I-QadrRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
SundayMay 09Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreRegional HolidayTripura, West Bengal
WednesdayMay 12Tithi of Damodar DevaRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdayMay 13Eid ul-FitrRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayMay 13Idul FitrRegional HolidayMost states
FridayMay 14Parashurama JayantiRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayMay 14Basava JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
FridayMay 14Idul FitrRegional HolidaySeveral states
SaturdayMay 15Following Day of RamazanRegional HolidayTelengana
SundayMay 16Sikkim State DayRegional HolidaySikkim only
ThursdayMay 20Janaki NawamiRegional Holiday
WednesdayMay 26Buddha PurnimaRegional HolidayBirth of Buddha
WednesdayMay 26Birthday of Kazi Nazrul IslamRegional HolidayTripura
ThursdayMay 27Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam
ThursdayJune 10Savitri AmavasyaRegional HolidayOdisha
SundayJune 13Maharana Pratap JayantiRegional Holiday
MondayJune 14Kabir JayanthiRegional HolidayGazetted holiday in several states
MondayJune 14Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom dayRegional HolidayPunjab, Uttarakhand
MondayJune 14Pahili RajaRegional HolidayOdisha
TuesdayJune 15Raja SankrantiRegional HolidayOdisha only
TuesdayJune 15YMA DayRegional HolidayMizoram
ThursdayJune 24Kabir JayanthiRegional HolidayGazetted holiday in several states
ThursdayJune 24Sant Guru Kabir JayantiRegional HolidayFull moon in Hindu month of Jyeshtha
FridayJune 25Guru Hargobind Ji's BirthdayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
WednesdayJune 30Remna NiRegional HolidayMizoram
ThursdayJuly 01Doctor's DayRegional HolidayWest Bengal
TuesdayJuly 06MHIP DayRegional HolidayMizoram
SundayJuly 11BehdienkhlamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
MondayJuly 12Ratha YatraRegional HolidayOdisha
WednesdayJuly 14Drukpa TsheshiRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayJuly 16HarelaRegional HolidayUttarakhand
SaturdayJuly 17Kharchi PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
SaturdayJuly 17U Tirot Sing DayRegional HolidayMeghalaya
TuesdayJuly 20Eid-ul-AzhaRegional HolidayJammu & Kashmir
WednesdayJuly 21BakridRegional HolidayMany states
WednesdayJuly 21Eid-ul-Azha HolidayRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayJuly 31Ker PujaRegional HolidayTripura only
SaturdayJuly 31Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham SinghRegional HolidayHaryana, Punjab only
MondayAugust 02BonaluRegional Holiday
MondayAugust 09Adivasi DivasRegional Holiday
FridayAugust 13Patriot's DayRegional HolidayObserved on August 13th
SundayAugust 15Independence DayNational Holiday
MondayAugust 16Parsi New YearRegional HolidayJamshed Navroz
MondayAugust 16De jure Transfer DayRegional HolidayPuducherry
ThursdayAugust 19AshuraRegional HolidayMany states
FridayAugust 20First OnamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
FridayAugust 20AshuraRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayAugust 21ThiruvonamRegional HolidayKerala only. Harvest Festival
SundayAugust 22Jhulan PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha
SundayAugust 22Raksha BandhanRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayAugust 23Public HolidayRegional HolidayMourn the death of Kalyan Singh
MondayAugust 23Sree Narayana Guru JayantiRegional HolidayKerala
FridayAugust 27Tithi of Sri Sri Madhav DevRegional HolidayAssam only
MondayAugust 30JanmashtamiRegional Holiday
MondayAugust 30Krishna JayanthiRegional HolidayRestricted Holiday
TuesdayAugust 31Sri Krishna AstamiRegional Holiday
WednesdaySeptember 08Tithi of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
ThursdaySeptember 09Haritalika TeejRegional HolidayWomen only
FridaySeptember 10Ganesh ChaturthiGovernment HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
FridaySeptember 10SamvatsariRegional Holiday
FridaySeptember 10Vinayagar ChathurthiRegional HolidayGanesh Chaturthi
FridaySeptember 10Ganesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SaturdaySeptember 11NuakhaiRegional HolidayOdisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
SaturdaySeptember 11Ganesh Chaturthi HolidayRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SundaySeptember 12Public HolidayGovernment HolidayHaryana
ThursdaySeptember 16Ramdev Jayanti and Teja DashmiRegional HolidayRajasthan only
FridaySeptember 17Karam PujaRegional HolidayAssam
MondaySeptember 20Indra JatraRegional HolidaySikkim
TuesdaySeptember 21Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiRegional HolidayKerala
ThursdaySeptember 23Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom DayRegional HolidayHaryana
TuesdaySeptember 28ChehlumRegional HolidaySafar 20
SaturdayOctober 02Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayNational Holiday
TuesdayOctober 05Birthday of Nar Bahadur BhandariRegional HolidaySikkim
WednesdayOctober 06MahalayaRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayOctober 06Bathukamma Starting DayRegional HolidayNine days before Durgatsami
ThursdayOctober 07Maharaja Agrasen JayantiRegional HolidayHaryana, Punjab, Rajasthan only
ThursdayOctober 07Mera Chaoren HoubaRegional HolidayManipur
TuesdayOctober 12Maha SaptamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayOctober 13Durga AshtamiRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayOctober 13DurgashtamiGovernment HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayOctober 14Ayudha PujaRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayOctober 14Navami of Durga PujaRegional HolidaySome states
ThursdayOctober 14MahanavamiRegional HolidayNinth day of Dussehra
FridayOctober 15Janmostav of Srimatna SankardevRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayOctober 15Durga PujaRegional Holiday
FridayOctober 15DussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
SaturdayOctober 16Following day of Vijaya Dasami HolidayRegional Holiday
MondayOctober 18Kati BihuRegional HolidayAssam
TuesdayOctober 19Maulud NabiGovernment HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
TuesdayOctober 19MawlidRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
WednesdayOctober 20Maharishi Valmiki BirthdayRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayOctober 20Maulud NabiRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
WednesdayOctober 20Lakshmi PujaRegional HolidayTripura
WednesdayOctober 20Lakshmi PujaRegional HolidayOdisha, West Bengal
FridayOctober 22Friday after Eid e-Milad-un NabiRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
TuesdayOctober 26Accession DayRegional HolidayJammu and Kashmir
WednesdayOctober 27Lhabab DuechenRegional Holiday
SundayOctober 31Sardar Patel's BirthdayRegional HolidayGujarat
MondayNovember 01Puducherry Liberation DayRegional Holiday
MondayNovember 01Kannada RajyothsavaRegional HolidayKarnataka only
MondayNovember 01KutRegional HolidayManipur
MondayNovember 01Haryana DayRegional HolidayHaryana only
WednesdayNovember 03Narak ChaturdashiRegional HolidayKarnataka
ThursdayNovember 04Diwali AmavasayaRegional HolidayMany states
ThursdayNovember 04DiwaliRegional HolidayMost states
ThursdayNovember 04Kali PujaRegional HolidayAssam, Odisha, West Bengal
FridayNovember 05Ningol ChakkoubaRegional Holiday2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
FridayNovember 05Vishvakarma DayRegional HolidayDay after Dewali
FridayNovember 05Govardhan PujaRegional HolidayUttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
FridayNovember 05DiwaliRegional HolidayMost states
FridayNovember 05Deepavali HolidayRegional HolidayDeepavali
FridayNovember 05Vikram Samvat New YearRegional HolidayGujarat only.
SaturdayNovember 06Bhai BijRegional HolidaySome states
MondayNovember 08Public HolidayRegional HolidayTamil Nadu
WednesdayNovember 10Chhath PujaRegional HolidaySome states
ThursdayNovember 11Chhath Puja HolidayRegional HolidaySome states
FridayNovember 12Wangala FestivalRegional HolidayMeghalaya. Second week of November
MondayNovember 15Birsa Munda Birth AnniversaryRegional HolidayMadhya Pradesh
MondayNovember 15IgasRegional Holiday
FridayNovember 19Rasa PurnimaRegional HolidayOdisha only
FridayNovember 19Guru Nanak's BirthdayRegional HolidayFull moon of the month Kartik
MondayNovember 22Kanakadasa JayanthiRegional HolidayKarnataka
TuesdayNovember 23Seng Kut SnemRegional HolidayMeghalaya
WednesdayNovember 24Lachit DivasRegional HolidayAssam
WednesdayDecember 01State Inauguration DayRegional HolidayNagaland
WednesdayDecember 01Indigenous Faith DayRegional HolidayArunachal Pradesh
ThursdayDecember 02Asom DivasRegional HolidayAssam only
FridayDecember 03Feast of St. Francis XavierRegional HolidayGoa
WednesdayDecember 08Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur JiRegional HolidayPunjab, Chandigarh
SaturdayDecember 18Guru Ghasidas JayantiRegional Holiday
SaturdayDecember 18Death Anniversary of U SoSo ThamRegional HolidayMeghalaya
SundayDecember 19Goa Liberation DayRegional HolidayGoa only
SundayDecember 19Teyongsi Sirijunga Sawan TongnamRegional HolidaySikkim
ThursdayDecember 23Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
FridayDecember 24SakewaRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 24Public HolidayRegional HolidayChandigarh
FridayDecember 24BarahimizongRegional HolidaySikkim
FridayDecember 24Christmas EveRegional Holiday
SaturdayDecember 25Christmas DayRegional HolidayObserved in all states
SundayDecember 26Boxing DayRegional Holiday
SundayDecember 26Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
MondayDecember 27Christmas (in lieu)Regional Holiday
MondayDecember 27Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
TuesdayDecember 28Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
WednesdayDecember 29Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 30Tamu LhosarRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 30Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday
ThursdayDecember 30U Kiang NangbahRegional HolidayMeghalaya
FridayDecember 31New Year's EveRegional Holiday
FridayDecember 31Christmas HolidayRegional Holiday