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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.

Is Easter Day a Public Holiday?

Easter Day is an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in India allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

Ascension Day

Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.

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About Easter Day

Read more about Easter Day.

Easter Day Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

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.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 5Easter DayRestricted Holiday
2016SunMar 27Easter DayRestricted Holiday
2017SunApr 16Easter DayRestricted Holiday
2018SunApr 1Easter DayRestricted Holiday
2019SunApr 21Easter DayRestricted Holiday
2020SunApr 12Easter DayRestricted Holiday

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