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Holidays and Observances in India in 2021

Holidays and Observances in India in 2021

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
Jan 13WednesdayLohriRestricted Holiday
Jan 14ThursdayPongalRestricted Holiday
Jan 14ThursdayMakar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 20WednesdayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
Jan 26TuesdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
Feb 12FridayLunar New YearObservance
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 16TuesdayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
Feb 19FridayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
Feb 26FridayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
Feb 27SaturdayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
Mar 8MondayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
Mar 11ThursdayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 28SundayFirst day of PassoverObservance
Mar 28SundayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
Mar 28SundayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
Mar 29MondayHoliGazetted Holiday
Apr 1ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
Apr 2FridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
Apr 4SundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
Apr 13TuesdayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
Apr 13TuesdayUgadiRestricted Holiday
Apr 13TuesdayGudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
Apr 14WednesdayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14WednesdayMesadiRestricted Holiday
Apr 14WednesdayAmbedkar JayantiCentral Government Holiday
Apr 15ThursdayBahag Bihu/VaisakhadiRestricted Holiday
Apr 21WednesdayRama NavamiGazetted Holiday
Apr 25SundayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
May 1SaturdayInternational Worker's DayObservance
May 7FridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
May 9SundayMother's DayObservance
May 9SundayBirthday of RabindranathRestricted Holiday
May 14FridayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
May 14FridayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarMuslim, Common local holiday
May 26WednesdayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
Jun 20SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 12MondayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
Jul 21WednesdayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
Jul 24SaturdayGuru PurnimaObservance
Aug 1SundayFriendship DayObservance
Aug 15SundayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
Aug 16MondayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
Aug 20FridayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
Aug 21SaturdayOnamRestricted Holiday
Aug 22SundayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
Aug 30MondayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
Aug 30MondayJanmashtami (Smarta)Restricted Holiday
Sep 10FridayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 2SaturdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
Oct 7ThursdayFirst Day of Sharad NavratriObservance, Hinduism
Oct 11MondayFirst Day of Durga Puja FestivitiesObservance, Hinduism
Oct 12TuesdayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 13WednesdayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 14ThursdayMaha NavamiRestricted Holiday
Oct 15FridayDussehraGazetted Holiday
Oct 19TuesdayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
Oct 20WednesdayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
Oct 24SundayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
Oct 31SundayHalloweenObservance
Nov 4ThursdayNaraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
Nov 4ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
Nov 5FridayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
Nov 6SaturdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
Nov 10WednesdayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
Nov 19FridayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
Nov 24WednesdayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
Nov 29MondayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 6MondayLast day of HanukkahObservance
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
Dec 25SaturdayChristmasGazetted Holiday
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance

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