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Makar Sankranti in India

Is Makar Sankranti a Public Holiday?

Makar Sankranti 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.

Makar Sankranti 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
2015WedJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2016ThuJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2017SatJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2018SunJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2019MonJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2020WedJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday

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