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Holidays in India in 2011

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
Jan 5WednesdayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 15SaturdayPongalRestricted Holiday
Jan 26WednesdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
Feb 3ThursdayChinese New YearObservance
Feb 8TuesdayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 16WednesdayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
Feb 18FridayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 19SaturdayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 27SundayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
Mar 2WednesdayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
Mar 19SaturdayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20SundayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
Apr 4MondayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
Apr 12TuesdayRama NavamiGazetted Holiday
Apr 14ThursdayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14ThursdayAmbedkar JayantiObservance
Apr 16SaturdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
Apr 19TuesdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
Apr 21ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Apr 22FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
Apr 24SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
May 1SundayMay DayObservance
May 8SundayMother's DayObservance
May 9MondayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
May 17TuesdayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
Jun 16ThursdayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 3SundayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
Aug 7SundayFriendship DayObservance
Aug 13SaturdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
Aug 15MondayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
Aug 15MondayThanksgiving DayObservance
Aug 19FridayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
Aug 22MondayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
Aug 26FridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
Sep 1ThursdayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common Local holidays
Sep 1ThursdayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
Sep 9FridayOnamRestricted Holiday
Sep 23FridaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 2SundayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
Oct 3MondayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 4TuesdayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 6ThursdayDussehra (Maha Navami)Gazetted Holiday
Oct 11TuesdayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
Oct 26WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
Oct 27ThursdayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
Oct 28FridayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance
Nov 7MondayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
Nov 10ThursdayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
Nov 24ThursdayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
Dec 6TuesdayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
Dec 21WednesdayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
Dec 25SundayChristmasGazetted Holiday
Dec 28WednesdayLast day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance, Christian

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