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Makar Sankranti Observances
Holiday currently only shown for years 2012–2019.
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.
|2012||Sun||Jan 15||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2013||Sun||Jan 13||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2014||Tue||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2015||Wed||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2016||Thu||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2017||Sat||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2018||Sun||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|2019||Mon||Jan 14||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
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