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Holidays in India in 2016


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
Jan 14ThursdayMakar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 15FridayPongalRestricted Holiday
Jan 16SaturdayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 26TuesdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
Feb 8MondayChinese New YearObservance
Feb 12FridayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 19FridayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 22MondayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
Mar 4FridayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
Mar 7MondayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 23WednesdayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
Mar 24ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Mar 24ThursdayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
Mar 25FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
Mar 27SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
Apr 8FridayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
Apr 13WednesdayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14ThursdayMesadi/VaisakhadiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14ThursdayAmbedkar JayantiObservance
Apr 15FridayRama NavamiGazetted Holiday
Apr 20WednesdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
Apr 21ThursdayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
Apr 23SaturdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
May 1SundayMay DayObservance
May 8SundayMother's DayObservance
May 8SundayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
May 21SaturdayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 20MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1FridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
Jul 6WednesdayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
Jul 8FridayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common Local holidays
Aug 7SundayFriendship DayObservance
Aug 15MondayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
Aug 15MondayThanksgiving DayObservance
Aug 17WednesdayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
Aug 18ThursdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
Aug 25ThursdayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
Sep 5MondayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
Sep 12MondayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
Sep 14WednesdayOnamRestricted Holiday
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 2SundayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
Oct 11TuesdayDussehra (Maha Navami)Gazetted Holiday
Oct 12WednesdayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
Oct 16SundayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
Oct 19WednesdayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
Oct 29SaturdayNaraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
Oct 30SundayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance
Oct 31MondayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
Nov 1TuesdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
Nov 6SundayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
Nov 24ThursdayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
Dec 13TuesdayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
Dec 25SundayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 25SundayChristmasGazetted Holiday
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance, Christian

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