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Holidays in India in 2009


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
Jan 5MondayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 15ThursdayPongalRestricted Holiday
Jan 26MondayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
Jan 26MondayChinese New YearObservance
Jan 31SaturdayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
Feb 9MondayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 19ThursdayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 22SundayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 23MondayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
Mar 9MondayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
Mar 11WednesdayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 27FridayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
Apr 3FridayRama NavamiGazetted Holiday
Apr 7TuesdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
Apr 9ThursdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Apr 10FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
Apr 12SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
Apr 14TuesdayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
May 1FridayMay DayObservance
May 8FridayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
May 9SaturdayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 24WednesdayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
Jul 7TuesdayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
Aug 2SundayFriendship DayObservance
Aug 5WednesdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
Aug 14FridayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayThanksgiving DayObservance
Aug 21FridayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
Aug 23SundayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
Sep 2WednesdayOnamRestricted Holiday
Sep 16WednesdayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 22TuesdayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common Local holidays
Sep 25FridayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
Sep 26SaturdayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
Sep 28MondayDussehra (Maha Navami)Gazetted Holiday
Oct 2FridayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
Oct 4SundayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
Oct 17SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
Oct 18SundayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
Oct 19MondayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 2MondayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
Nov 24TuesdayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
Nov 28SaturdayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
Dec 12SaturdayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 19SaturdayLast day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
Dec 25FridayChristmasGazetted Holiday
Dec 28MondayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance, Christian

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