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Maha Ashtami in India

Is Maha Ashtami a Public Holiday?

Maha Ashtami 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.

Maha Ashtami Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2025.

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
2005TueOct 11Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2006SatSep 30Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2007FriOct 19Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2008TueOct 7Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2009SatSep 26Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2010FriOct 15Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2011TueOct 4Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2012MonOct 22Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2013SatOct 12Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2014ThuOct 2Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2015WedOct 21Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2016SunOct 9Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2017ThuSep 28Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2018WedOct 17Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2019SunOct 6Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2020FriOct 23Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2021WedOct 13Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2022MonOct 3Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2023SunOct 22Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2024FriOct 11Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
2025TueSep 30Maha AshtamiRestricted Holiday

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