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Parsi New Year in India

Is Parsi New Year a Public Holiday?

Parsi New Year 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.

Parsi New Year Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2021.

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
2016WedAug 17Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday
2017ThuAug 17Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday
2018FriAug 17Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday
2019SatAug 17Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday
2020SunAug 16Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday
2021MonAug 16Parsi New YearRestricted Holiday

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