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Maundy Thursday in India

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible. The day is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere) Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday and occurs during Holy Week.

Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

Maundy Thursday is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Stained Glass of the Last Supper

Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.

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About Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2019.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuApr 2Maundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
2016ThuMar 24Maundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
2017ThuApr 13Maundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
2018ThuMar 29Maundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
2019ThuApr 18Maundy ThursdayObservance, Christian

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