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Public Holidays in India 2019 List of Gazetted/National Holiday-Calendar & Info

Public Holidays in India 2019

Holidays are important for everyone as it takes us away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Being a cultural diverse country, there are many Public Holidays in India. Here in this page, candidates can check out the list of Gazetted /National Holiday or can check the Public Holidays Calendar & Info from here.

Every year, Central government and State government prepare a list of Public Holidays in India in their respective government offices. This list is divided in two parts- Gazetted holidays and restricted holidays. Even the local administration issues a list of holidays known as local holidays which is observed at the district level.

Holiday Calendar in India- List of Gazetted/National Holiday

India is among the culturally diverse countries as there are different religions followed within India like Hinduism, Islam & Christianity. Due to this, the federal and state governments have acknowledged a number of holidays

We, the members of have brought you the list of Gazetted/National Holiday and Public Holidays in India together with the 2019 Holiday Calendar India. Take a look at the list of Public Holidays in India 2018 in the below section of this page:

Public Holidays in India

Classification of Public Holidays in India 2019:

  • India Public Holidays schedule is divided across three classifications: gazetted, restricted, as well as state and union territory
  • The three main holidays are Independence Day (the 15th of August), Republic Day (the 26th of January), and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (the 2nd of October).
  • Festivals of Hindus such as Maha Shivratri, Makar Sankranti, Janmashtami, Saraswati Puja, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Durga Puja, Dussehra
  • Festivals OF Sikhs such as Vaisakhi and Guru Nanak Jayanti;
  • Festivals of Islamic includes Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, Milad un-Nabi, Muharram and
  • Christian festivals of Christmas.

Check Out: List of Important Days

List of Holidays in India in 2019

DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday Type
1 JanTuesdayNew Year’s DayRestricted Holiday
13 JanSundayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
13 JanSundayLohriRestricted Holiday
14 JanMondayMakar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
15 JanTuesdayPongalRestricted Holiday
26 JanSaturdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
5 FebTuesdayChinese New YearObservance
10 FebSundayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
14 FebThursdayValentine’s DayObservance
19 FebTuesdayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
19 FebTuesdayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
1 MarFridayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
4 MarMondayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
20 MarWednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
20 MarWednesdayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
21 MarThursdayHoliRestricted Holiday
21 MarThursdayHazarat Ali’s BirthdayRestricted Holiday
6 AprSaturdayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
13 AprSaturdayRama NavamiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayMesadi/VaisakhadiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayAmbedkar JayantiGazetted Holiday
17 AprWednesdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
18 AprThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
19 AprFridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
20 AprSaturdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
21 AprSundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
1 MayWednesdayMay DayObservance
7 MayTuesdayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
12 MaySundayMother’s DayObservance
18 MaySaturdayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
31 MayFridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
5 JunWednesdayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
16 JunSundayFather’s DayObservance
21 JunFridayJune SolsticeSeason
4 JulThursdayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
4 AugSundayFriendship DayObservance
12 AugMondayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
15 AugThursdayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
15 AugThursdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
17 AugSaturdayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
24 AugSaturdayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
2 SepMondayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
10 SepTuesdayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
11 SepWednesdayOnamRestricted Holiday
23 SepMondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
2 OctWednesdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
5 OctSaturdayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
6 OctSundayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
7 OctMondayMaha NavamiRestricted Holiday
8 OctTuesdayDussehraGazetted Holiday
13 OctSundayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
17 OctThursdayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
27 OctSundayNaraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
27 OctSundayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
28 OctMondayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
29 OctTuesdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
31 OctThursdayHalloweenObservance
2 NovSaturdayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
10 NovSundayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
12 NovTuesdayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
24 NovSundayGuru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
22 DecSundayDecember SolsticeSeason
23 DecMondayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
24 DecTuesdayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
25 DecWednesdayChristmasGazetted Holiday
30 DecMondayLast day of HanukkahObservance

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List Of Gazetted Holidays For All Central Government Employees For The Year 2019:

Sl. No.Holiday NameDateDay
1Republic Day26-JanSaturday
2Maha Shivaratri04-MarMonday
4Mahavir Jayanti17-AprWednesday
5Good Friday19-AprFriday
6Buddha Purnima18-MaySaturday
7Idu’l Fitr05-JunWednesday
9Independence Day15-AugThursday
12Gandhi Jayanti02-OctWednesday
16Guru Nanak’s Jayanti12-NovTuesday
17Christmas Day25-DecWednesday

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Do You Know Holidays Declared As Gazetted  Holidays In States (Other Than Delhi)?

1An additional Day for Dussehra
3Janamashtami (Vaishnavi)
4Ram Navami
5Maha Shivratri
6Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayak Chaturthi
7Makar Sankaranti
8Rath Yatra
11Sri Panchami / Basanta Panchami
12Vishu / Vaisakhi / Vaisakhadi / Bhag Bihu / Mashadi Ugadi / Chaitra Sakladi / Cheti Chand / Gudi Pada 1st Navratra / Nauraj / Chhath Pooja / Karva Chauth

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Public Holidays in India 2019 for all the Sectors:

As per the India Public Holidays schedule, there are gazetted, restricted, as well as state and union territory holidays. Gazetted holidays are mandatory, restricted holidays are optional, and state and union territory holidays are local. Many companies in India provide leave to the employees on the gazetted holidays and provide restricted holidays of the employees choosing. Usually all the Public Holidays in India gets decided as per the Indian Holiday Calendar 2018.

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