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Public Holidays in India

If you're planning a trip to India, don't forget to think about the dates of the Indian public or bank holidays.

India is a multicultural society with a variety of religions, each with their own holidays which are celebrated to different degrees in different areas. Dates can vary so it's best to check on these as near to your date of departure as possible, however there some national government holidays that are fixed and on these days you will find government institutions and offices will be closed.

See below for this list of national holidays in India.

Indian Public Bank Holidays
2012
 
Thursday 26 January - Republic Day

Saturday 4 February - Milad-Un-Nabi - Birth of the Prophet

Friday 6 April - Good Friday

Monday 9 April - Easter Monday

Monday 28 May - Buddha Purnima

Wednesday 15 August - Independence Day

Sunday 19 August - Id ul Fitr - End of Ramadan

Tuesday 2 October - Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

Tuesday 13 November - Diwali - Festival of Lights

Friday 26 October - Idu'l Zuha/Bakrid - Feast of the Sacrifice

Tuesday 25 December - Christmas Day

Wednesday 26 December - Boxing Day




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2013
 
Thursday 24 January - Milad-Un-Nabi - Birth of the Prophet

Saturday 26 January - Republic Day

Wednesday 27 March - Holi

Friday 29 March - Good Friday

Monday 1 April - Easter Monday

Saturday 20 April - Ram Navami

Tuesday 23 April - Mahavir Jayanti

Saturday 25 May - Buddha Purnima

Thursday 8 August - Id ul Fitr - End of Ramadan

Thursday 15 August - India Independence Day

Wednesday 2 October - Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

Tuesday 15 October - Idu'l Zuha/Bakrid - Feast of the Sacrifice

Sunday 3 November - Diwali - Festival of Lights

Wednesday 25 December - Christmas Day

Thursday 26 December - Boxing Day




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