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Ganesh Chaturthi 2024 in Mauritius

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu god of wisdom and success. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and can last up to 10 days during the Hindu Month of Bhadra, which usually falls between mid-August and mid-September.

Is Ganesh Chaturthi a Public Holiday?

Ganesh Chaturthi is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2024, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

This festival celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha.

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About Ganesh Chaturthi

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Ganesh Chaturthi Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2025.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriSep 18Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2016TueSep 6Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2017FriAug 25Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2018FriSep 14Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2019TueSep 3Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2020SunAug 23Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2021SatSep 11Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2022ThuSep 1Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2023WedSep 20Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2024SunSep 8Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday
2025WedAug 27Ganesh ChaturthiPublic Holiday

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