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Public Holidays in India in 2016 Office Holidays 2016
Overview of holidays and many observances in India during the year 2016 Indian Calendar for Indian Festivals and Indian Holidays. Railway, Bank holiday, State Government and Public National and regional Holidays observed in India during 2016. All over the Years 2016 public holiday calendar in India 2016. 
Date
Holiday
States Wise Info
Thursday, January 1, 2015
New Years Day
Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Monday, January 5, 2015
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher
Monday, January 12, 2015
Birthday of Swami Vivekananda
West Bengal only.
January 14 
Bhogi
Andhra Pradesh Only
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Pongal
Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Uzhavar Tirunal
Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Friday, January 23, 2015
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti
Haryana only
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Statehood Day
Himachal Pradesh only
Monday, January 26, 2015
Republic Day
Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Me-dam-me-phi
Assam. Ancestor festival
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Losar
Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Vasant Panchami
Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
Haryana only
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
Maharashtra only
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Guru Ravidas Birthday
Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Maha Shivratri
Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Monday, March 23, 2015
Doljatra
Holi Dahan. Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev
Haryana only
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Holi
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Good Friday
Friday before Easter Sunday
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Odisha Day
Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Ugadi
Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Cheti Chand
Gujarat only.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Vaisakhi
Haryana only
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tamil New Year
Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Bengali New Year
Tripura, West Bengal only
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Bohag Bihu
Assamese New Year
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ram Navami
Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Himachal Day
Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Vishu
Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Bohag Bihu Holiday
Assam only
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Bohag Bihu Holiday
Assam only
Monday, April 20, 2015
Mahavir Jayanti
The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Hazrat Alis Birthday
Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad
Friday, May 1, 2015
Maharashtra Day
Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Friday, May 1, 2015
May Day
Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday, May 8, 2015
Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore
Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Parashurama Jayanti
Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Buddha Purnima
Birth of Buddha
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Raja Sankranti
Odisha only
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day
Punjab Only
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti
Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Jumat-ul-Wida
Last Friday of Ramadam
Monday, July 6, 2015
Idul Fitr
All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Independence Day
Monday, August 17, 2015
Parsi New Year
Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Raksha Bandhan
Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Janmashtami
Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Friday, August 28, 2015
Nuakhai
Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday, September 4, 2015
Teej
Haryana only
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Ganesh Chaturthi
Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Idul Juha
Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
First Onam
Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday, September 14, 2015
Thiruvonam
Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday, September 21, 2015
Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi
Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day
Haryana only
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Mahalaya
Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
Gandhi Jayanti
Friday, October 2, 2015
Muharram
Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Friday, October 9, 2015
Saptami of Durgapuja 
Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday, October 9, 2015
Ayudha Puja
Karnataka only
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Dussehra
Vijaya Dashami
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Mahanavami
Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Monday, October 12, 2015
Muharram (10th Day) 
Day of Ashurah
Monday, October 12, 2015
Vijaya Dashami
Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim only. Dussehra
Monday, October 12, 2015
Durga Puja
Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati
Haryana only
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Maharishi Valmiki Birthday
Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Lakshmi Puja
Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Kati Bihu
Assam only
Friday, October 30, 2015
Deewali
Deepawali. Except West Bengal.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Kali Puja
West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Vikram Samvat New Year
Gujarat only.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Vishavkarma day
Haryana only
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Bhai Bij
Gujarat only.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Kannada Rajyothsava
Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Haryana Day
Haryana only.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Guru Nanak Birthday
The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Rasa Purnima
Odisha only
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Id-e-Milad
Date to be confirmed
Friday, December 25, 2015
Christmas Day
Observed in all states
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday
Haryana, Punjab only

 
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