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Holika Dahana in India

Is Holika Dahana a Public Holiday?

Holika Dahana 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.

Holika Dahana 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
2015ThuMar 5Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday
2016WedMar 23Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday
2017SunMar 12Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday
2018ThuMar 1Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday
2019WedMar 20Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday
2020MonMar 9Holika DahanaRestricted Holiday

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