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Rath Yatra in India

Is Rath Yatra a Public Holiday?

Rath Yatra 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.

Rath Yatra Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

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
2015SatJul 18Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
2016WedJul 6Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
2017SunJun 25Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
2018SatJul 14Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
2019ThuJul 4Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
2020TueJun 23Rath YatraRestricted Holiday

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