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Holiday List 2020: Public Holidays in India

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New Delhi, Nov 12: The holiday list 2020 for central government employees is given below. The list of compulsory and restricted holidays 2018 for central government employees is also provided. Central government employees in New Delhi and outside the capital city shall observe the following list of holidays.

Holiday List 2020: Public Holidays in India

The list also has details of the regional holidays.

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday Jan 01 New Year's Day Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Jan 02 New Year's Celebration Regional Holiday Mizoram Only
Thursday Jan 02 Mannam Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala Only
Saturday Jan 11 Missionary Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Sunday Jan 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda Regional Holiday West Bengal only
Wednesday Jan 15 Bhogi Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Wednesday Jan 15 Pongal Regional Holiday
Wednesday Jan 15 Sankranti Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Jan 15 Tusu Puja Regional Holiday Assam
Thursday Jan 16 Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
Friday Jan 17 Sankranti Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Thursday Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday Jan 25 Sonam Lochhar Regional Holiday Tamang New Year
Saturday Jan 25 Statehood Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Sunday Jan 26 Republic Day Public Holiday
Thursday Jan 30 Vasant Panchami Regional Holiday Several states
Friday Jan 31 Me-dam-me-phi Regional Holiday Assam
Saturday Feb 01 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday
Saturday Feb 01 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Feb 09 Guru Ravidas Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states. Full moon of Magh
Friday Feb 14 Lui-Ngai-Ni Regional Holiday Manipur
Wednesday Feb 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Thursday Feb 20 Statehood Day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh only
Thursday Feb 20 Mizoram State Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Friday Feb 21 Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
Friday Feb 21 Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Several states
Thursday Mar 05 Panchayati Raj Diwas Regional Holiday Odisha
Friday Mar 06 Chapchar Kut Regional Holiday Mizoram
Sunday Mar 08 Hazrat Ali's Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only. 13th day of the Islamic month of Rajab
Monday Mar 09 Imam Ali's Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only
Monday Mar 09 Doljatra Regional Holiday Day before Holi
Tuesday Mar 10 Holi Regional Holiday
Tuesday Mar 10 Holi Dahan Regional Holiday Holi Dahan
Tuesday Mar 10 Doljatra Regional Holiday
Tuesday Mar 10 Yaosang 2nd Day Regional Holiday Manipur
Sunday Mar 22 Bihar Divas Regional Holiday Bihar Only
Monday Mar 23 Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday
Wednesday Mar 25 Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
Wednesday Mar 25 Gudi Padwa Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year. Goa
Wednesday Mar 25 Sajibu Nongmapanba Regional Holiday Manipur. 1st day of the Month of Sajibu
Wednesday Mar 25 1st Navratra Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Thursday Mar 26 Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
Friday Mar 27 Sarhul Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Wednesday Apr 01 Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Wednesday Apr 01 Odisha Day Regional Holiday Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Thursday Apr 02 Ram Navami Regional Holiday
Sunday Apr 05 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Monday Apr 06 Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday
Monday Apr 06 Mahavir Jayanti Regional Holiday The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday Apr 09 Maundy Thursday Regional Holiday Kerala only
Thursday Apr 09 Shab e-Barat Regional Holiday 15 Sha'aban
Friday Apr 10 Good Friday Regional Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday Apr 12 Easter Sunday Regional Holiday
Monday Apr 13 Biju Festival Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday Apr 13 Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Assamese New Year
Tuesday Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Regional Holiday
Tuesday Apr 14 Mahabishuba Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha
Tuesday Apr 14 Tamil New Year Regional Holiday Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday Apr 14 Bohag Bihu Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh, Assam only
Tuesday Apr 14 Bengali New Year Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal only
Tuesday Apr 14 Vishu Regional Holiday Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Tuesday Apr 14 Ashoka's Birth Anniversary Regional Holiday Bihar only
Wednesday Apr 15 Himachal Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
Tuesday Apr 21 Vaisakhi Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Apr 22 Tithi of Damodar Deva Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday Apr 23 Veer Kunvar Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday Bihar
Saturday Apr 25 Parashurama Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Apr 25 Basava Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Tuesday Apr 28 Garia Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only. 7th day of Vaishakha
Friday May 01 Maharashtra Day Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
Friday May 01 Labour Day Regional Holiday Many states
Thursday May 07 Buddha Purnima Regional Holiday Birth of Buddha
Thursday May 07 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Regional Holiday Tripura, West Bengal
Saturday May 16 Sikkim State Day Regional Holiday Sikkim only
Wednesday May 20 Shab-I-Qadr Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Friday May 22 Jumatul Bidah Regional Holiday Last Friday of the month of Ramadan
Sunday May 24 Idul Fitr Regional Holiday Most states
Monday May 25 Ramzan Regional Holiday Most states
Monday May 25 Birthday of Kazi Nazrul Islam Regional Holiday Tripura only
Monday May 25 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan only
Monday May 25 Following Day Of Ramzan Regional Holiday Telengana
Friday Jun 05 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Regional Holiday Gazetted holiday in several states
Sunday Jun 14 Pahili Raja Regional Holiday Odisha
Sunday Jun 14 Raja Sankranti Regional Holiday Odisha only
Monday Jun 15 YMA Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Monday Jun 22 Thomas Jones Day Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Tuesday Jun 23 Ratha Yatra Regional Holiday Odisha
Tuesday Jun 30 Remna Ni Regional Holiday Mizoram
Friday Jul 03 Behdienkhlam Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Monday Jul 06 MHIP Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
Monday Jul 13 Martyrs' Day Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir only
Friday Jul 17 U Tirot Sing Day Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Sunday Jul 19 Bonalu Regional Holiday
Monday Jul 20 Karkkadaka Vavu Regional Holiday Kerala
Monday Jul 27 Kharchi Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Friday Jul 31 Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh Regional Holiday Haryana, Punjab only
Friday Jul 31 Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Saturday Aug 01 Bakrid Regional Holiday Many states
Monday Aug 03 Raksha Bandhan Regional Holiday Several states. Shravana Purnima
Monday Aug 10 Ker Puja Regional Holiday Tripura only
Tuesday Aug 11 Janmashtami Regional Holiday Many states
Thursday Aug 13 Patriot's Day Regional Holiday Observed on August 13th
Saturday Aug 15 Independence Day Public Holiday
Sunday Aug 16 De jure Transfer Day Regional Holiday Puducherry
Monday Aug 17 Parsi New Year Regional Holiday Jamshed Navroz
Saturday Aug 22 Ganesh Chaturthi Regional Holiday Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday Aug 22 Vinayagar Chathurthi Regional Holiday Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday Aug 23 Nuakhai Regional Holiday Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Friday Aug 28 Ayyankali Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala only
Friday Aug 28 Ramdev Jayanti and Teja Dashmi Regional Holiday Rajasthan
Saturday Aug 29 Ashura Regional Holiday Many states
Saturday Aug 29 Karam Regional Holiday Jahrkhand
Sunday Aug 30 Ashura Regional Holiday Many states
Sunday Aug 30 First Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday Aug 31 Thiruvonam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Tuesday Sep 01 Third Onam Regional Holiday Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday Sep 02 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Regional Holiday Kerala only
Tuesday Sep 15 Mahalaya Regional Holiday Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Monday Sep 21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Regional Holiday Kerala only
Wednesday Sep 23 Haryana Heroes' Martyrdom Day Regional Holiday Haryana
Friday Oct 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Public Holiday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday Oct 15 Bathukamma Starting Day Regional Holiday Nine days before Durgatsami
Saturday Oct 17 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana, Rajasthan only
Sunday Oct 18 Kati Bihu Regional Holiday Assam only
Thursday Oct 22 Maha Saptami Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Oct 24 Durga Ashtami Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Oct 24 Navami of Durga Puja Regional Holiday Several states. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Saturday Oct 24 Navami of Durga Puja Regional Holiday Several states
Saturday Oct 24 Nabami Regional Holiday Some states
Sunday Oct 25 Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Sunday Oct 25 Ayudha Puja Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Oct 25 Vijaya Dashami Regional Holiday
Sunday Oct 25 Durga Puja Regional Holiday
Sunday Oct 25 Durga Puja Regional Holiday Mahastami. Sikkim only
Monday Oct 26 Dussehra Regional Holiday Vijaya Dashami
Thursday Oct 29 Mawlid Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Friday Oct 30 Maulud Nabi Regional Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Saturday Oct 31 Sardar Patel's Birthday Regional Holiday Gujarat
Saturday Oct 31 Lakshmi Puja Regional Holiday Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Saturday Oct 31 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Nov 01 Haryana Day Regional Holiday Haryana only.
Sunday Nov 01 Kannada Rajyothsava Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Sunday Nov 01 Puducherry Liberation Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Nov 03 Kanakadasa Jayanthi Regional Holiday Karnataka only
Saturday Nov 07 Lhabab Duechen Regional Holiday
Saturday Nov 14 Narak Chaturdashi Regional Holiday Karnataka
Saturday Nov 14 Diwali Regional Holiday Many states
Saturday Nov 14 Balipadyami Regional Holiday Karnataka
Sunday Nov 15 Govardhan Puja Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
Sunday Nov 15 Kali Puja Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, West Bengal
Sunday Nov 15 Vikram Samvat New Year Regional Holiday Gujarat only.
Monday Nov 16 Vishvakarma Day Regional Holiday Govardhan Puja
Monday Nov 16 Bhai Bij Regional Holiday Several states
Tuesday Nov 17 Ningol Chakkouba Regional Holiday 2nd day of the lunar month of Hiyanggei
Friday Nov 20 Chhath Puja Regional Holiday Bihar, Jharkhand
Monday Nov 23 Rasa Purnima Regional Holiday Odisha only
Tuesday Nov 24 Lachit Divas Regional Holiday Assam only
Tuesday Nov 24 Martyrdom of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Regional Holiday Punjab only
Thursday Nov 26 Seng Kut Snem Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Monday Nov 30 Guru Nanak's Birthday Regional Holiday Full moon of the month Kartik
Monday Nov 30 Friday after Eid e-Milad-un Nabi Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir only
Tuesday Dec 01 State Inauguration Day Regional Holiday Nagaland
Tuesday Dec 01 Indigenous faith day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh
Thursday Dec 03 World Disabled Day Regional Holiday Tripura only
Thursday Dec 03 Feast of St. Francis Xavier Regional Holiday Goa only.
Saturday Dec 05 Birthday of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday Dec 12 Pa Togan Nengminja Sangma Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Friday Dec 18 Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Regional Holiday
Friday Dec 18 Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Regional Holiday Meghalaya
Saturday Dec 19 Goa Liberation Day Regional Holiday Goa only
Thursday Dec 24 Christmas Eve Regional Holiday Meghalaya, Mizoram
Friday Dec 25 Christmas Day Regional Holiday Observed in all states
Wednesday Dec 30 U Kiang Nangbah Regional Holiday Meghalaya

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