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Gudi Padwa in India

Is Gudi Padwa a Public Holiday?

Gudi Padwa 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.

Gudi Padwa 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.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016FriApr 8Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2017TueMar 28Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2018SunMar 18Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2019SatApr 6Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2020WedMar 25Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2021TueApr 13Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2022SatApr 2Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2023WedMar 22Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2024TueApr 9Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2025SunMar 30Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday
2026ThuMar 19Gudi PadwaRestricted Holiday

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