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Easter Day in India

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

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Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.
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About Easter Day

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Easter Day Observances

Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SunApr 42010Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunApr 242011Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunApr 82012Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunMar 312013Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunApr 202014Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunApr 52015Easter DayRestricted Holiday
SunMar 272016Easter DayRestricted Holiday

Quick Facts

Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.

Easter Day 2016

Sunday, March 27, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in March 2016 in India

Fun Holiday on March 27, 2016

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