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Holidays in India in 2012

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
Jan 5ThursdayGuru Govind Singh JayantiObservance
Jan 14SaturdayPongalRestricted Holiday
Jan 15SundayMakar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 23MondayChinese New YearObservance
Jan 26ThursdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
Jan 28SaturdayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
Feb 5SundayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
Feb 7TuesdayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 16ThursdayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 19SundayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 20MondayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
Mar 7WednesdayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
Mar 8ThursdayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 23FridayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
Apr 1SundayRama NavamiGazetted Holiday
Apr 5ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Apr 5ThursdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
Apr 6FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
Apr 7SaturdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
Apr 8SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
Apr 13FridayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14SaturdayMesadi/VaisakhadiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14SaturdayAmbedkar JayantiObservance
May 1TuesdayMay DayObservance
May 6SundayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
May 8TuesdayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
May 13SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 4MondayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
Jun 17SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 21ThursdayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
Aug 2ThursdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
Aug 5SundayFriendship DayObservance
Aug 10FridayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
Aug 15WednesdayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
Aug 15WednesdayThanksgiving DayObservance
Aug 17FridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
Aug 18SaturdayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
Aug 20MondayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
Aug 29WednesdayOnamRestricted Holiday
Sep 19WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 2TuesdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
Oct 21SundayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 22MondayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 24WednesdayDussehra (Maha Navami)Gazetted Holiday
Oct 27SaturdayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
Oct 29MondayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 2FridayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
Nov 12MondayNaraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
Nov 13TuesdayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
Nov 14WednesdayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
Nov 15ThursdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
Nov 19MondayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
Nov 24SaturdayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
Nov 25SundayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
Nov 28WednesdayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
Dec 9SundayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 16SundayLast day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
Dec 25TuesdayChristmasGazetted Holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance, Christian

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