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Mahavir Jayanti in India

Is Mahavir Jayanti a Public Holiday?

Mahavir Jayanti is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Mahavir Jayanti Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2019.

Note: During a gazetted holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuApr 2Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
2016WedApr 20Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
2017SunApr 9Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
2018ThuMar 29Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
2019WedApr 17Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday

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