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Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi in India

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom and success. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and can last up to 10 days during the Hindu Month of Bhadra, which usually falls between mid-August and mid-September.

Lord Ganesha

This festival celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha.

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About Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi

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Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2019.

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
2010SatSep 11Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2011ThuSep 1Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2012WedSep 19Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2013MonSep 9Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2014FriAug 29Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2015ThuSep 17Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2016MonSep 5Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2017FriAug 25Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2018ThuSep 13Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
2019MonSep 2Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday

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