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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

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
2016FriJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2017SatJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2018SunJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2019TueJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2020WedJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2021ThuJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2022FriJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2023SunJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2024MonJan 15Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2025TueJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
2026WedJan 14Makar SankrantiRestricted Holiday

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