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Naraka Chaturdasi in India

Is Naraka Chaturdasi a Public Holiday?

Naraka Chaturdasi 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.

Naraka Chaturdasi Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2025.

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
2016SatOct 29Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2017WedOct 18Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2018TueNov 6Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2019SunOct 27Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2020SatNov 14Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2021ThuNov 4Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2022MonOct 24Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2023SunNov 12Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2024ThuOct 31Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
2025MonOct 20Naraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday

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