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Public Holidays in India 2020 List of Gazetted/National Holiday-Calendar & Info

Public Holidays in India 2020

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.

Public Holidays in India

Classification of Public Holidays in India 2020:

  • 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.

List of Holidays in India in 2020:

Here is a list of all the Public and Government holidays in India in 2020:

DateHoliday name Holiday type
1. Jan. 2020 WednesdayNew Year’s DayRestricted Holiday
2. Jan. 2020
Guru Govind Singh’s BirthdayRestricted Holiday
13. Jan. 2020
LohriRestricted Holiday
15. Jan. 2020
Makar Sankranti / PongalRestricted Holiday
26. Jan. 2020
Republic DayGazetted Holiday
30. Jan. 2020
Basant Panchami/
Sri Panchami
Restricted Holiday
9. Feb. 2020
Guru Ravidas’s BirthdayRestricted Holiday
18. Feb. 2020
Swami Dayananda
Saraswati Jayanti
Restricted Holiday
19. Feb. 2020
Shivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
21. Feb. 2020
Maha ShivaratriRestricted Holiday
9. Mar. 2020
Holika Dahana /
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
Restricted Holiday
10. Mar. 2020
HoliGazetted Holiday
25. Mar. 2020
Chaitra Sukladi/
Gudi Padava/
Ugadi/ Cheti Chand
Restricted Holiday
2. Apr. 2020
Ram NavamiGazetted Holiday
6. Apr. 2020
Mahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
10. Apr. 2020
Good FridayGazetted Holiday
12. Apr. 2020
Easter DayRestricted Holiday
13. Apr. 2020
Vaisakhi/VishuRestricted Holiday
14. Apr. 2020
Mesadi / Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/
Bahag Bihu (Assam)
Restricted Holiday
7. May. 2020
Buddha PurnimaGazetted Holiday
8. May. 2020
Guru Rabindranath’s birthdayRestricted Holiday
22. May. 2020
Jamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
25. May. 2020
Idu’l FitrGazetted Holiday
30. Jun. 2020
Rath YatraRestricted Holiday
1. Aug. 2020
Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid)Gazetted Holiday
3. Aug. 2020
Raksha Bandhan(Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
11. Aug. 2020
Janmashtami (Smarta)Restricted Holiday
12. Aug. 2020
JanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
15. Aug. 2020
Independence DayGazetted Holiday
16. Aug. 2020
Parsi New Year’s day/NaurajRestricted Holiday
22. Aug. 2020
Vinayaka Chaturthi /Ganesh ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
30. Aug. 2020
MuharramGazetted Holiday
31. Aug. 2020
Onam or Thiru onam dayRestricted Holiday
2. Oct. 2020
Mahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
23. Oct. 2020
Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional)Restricted Holiday
24. Oct. 2020
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)
(Maha Navmi) (Additional)
Restricted Holiday
25. Oct. 2020
DussehraGazetted Holiday
26. Oct. 2020
Vijay Dashmi (Bengal, Kerala)Restricted Holiday
30. Oct. 2020
Milad-un-Nabi or
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
Gazetted Holiday
31. Oct. 2020
Maharishi Valmiki’s BirthdayRestricted Holiday
4. Nov. 2020
Karaka Chaturthi
(Karva Chouth)
Restricted Holiday
14. Nov. 2020
Diwali (Deepavali) (G)
Naraka Chaturdasi (R)
Gazetted Holiday / Restricted Holiday
15. Nov. 2020
Govardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
16. Nov. 2020
Bhai DujRestricted Holiday
20. Nov. 2020
Pratihar Sashthi or
Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)
Restricted Holiday
24. Nov. 2020
Guru Teg Bahadur’s
Martyrdom Day
Restricted Holiday
25. Nov. 2020
Guru Nanak’s BirthdayGazetted Holiday
24. Dec. 2020
Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
25. Dec. 2020
Christmas DayGazetted Holiday

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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 2020 Holiday Calendar India. Take a look at the list of Public Holidays in India 2020 from this page.

Bank Holidays in India 2020:

1 January 2020WednesdayNew Year’s Day
11 January 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
15 January 2020WednesdayPongal
25 January 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
26 January 2020SundayRepublic Day
30 January 2020ThursdayVasant Panchami
8 February 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
21 February 2020FridayMaha Shivaratri
22 February 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
10 March 2020TuesdayHoli
14 March 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 March 2020WednesdayUgadi
28 March 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
2 April 2020ThursdayRam Navami
6 April 2020MondayMahavir Jayanti
10 April 2020FridayGood Friday
11 April 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
14 April 2020TuesdayAmbedkar Jayanti
25 April 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
1 May 2020FridayMay Day
7 May 2020ThursdayBuddha Purnima
9 May 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
23 May 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
24 May 2020SundayEid-ul-Fitr
13 June 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
27 June 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
11 July 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 July 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
31 July 2020FridayBakrid/Eid-al-Adha
3 August 2020MondayRaksha Bandhan
8 August 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
11 August 2020TuesdayJanmashthami
15 August 2020SaturdayIndependence Day
22 August 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
30 August 2020SundayMuharram
12 September 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
26 September 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
2 October 2020FridayGandhi Jayanti
10 October 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
24 October 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
26 October 2020MondayVijaya Dashami
30 October 2020FridayEid e Milad
31 October 2020SaturdayValmiki Jayanti
14 November 2020SaturdayDiwali/Second Saturday
16 November 2020MondayBhai Dooj
28 November 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday
30 November 2020MondayGuru Nanak Jayanti
12 December 2020SaturdaySecond Saturday
25 December 2020FridayChristmas Day
26 December 2020SaturdayFourth Saturday

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Indian Calendar 2020 – Festivals:

January 2020Festivals
1 WednesdayNew Year
14 TuesdayLohri
15 WednesdayPongal , Uttarayan , Makar Sankranti
23 ThursdaySubhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
26 SundayRepublic Day
29 WednesdayBasant Panchmi , Saraswati Puja
February 2020Festivals
21 FridayMahashivratri
March 2020Festivals
9 MondayHolika Dahan
10 TuesdayHoli
25 WednesdayChaitra Navratri , Ugadi , Gudi Padwa
26 ThursdayCheti Chand
April 2020Festivals
1 WednesdayBank’s Holiday
2 ThursdayRam Navami
3 FridayChaitra Navratri Parana
8 WednesdayHanuman jayanti
13 MondayBaisakhi
14 TuesdayAmbedkar Jayanti
26 SundayAkshaya Tritiya
June 2020Festivals
23 TuesdayJagannath Rath Yatra
July 2020Festivals
1 WednesdayAshadhi Ekadashi
5 SundayGuru Purnima
23 ThursdayHariyali Teej
25 SaturdayNag Panchami
August 2020Festivals
3 MondayRaksha Bandhan
6 ThursdayKajari Teej
12 WednesdayJanmashtami
15 SaturdayIndependence Day
21 FridayHartalika Teej
22 SaturdayGanesh Chaturthi
31 MondayOnam/Thiruvonam
September 2020Festivals
1 TuesdayAnant Chaturdashi
October 2020Festivals
2 FridayGandhi Jayanti
17 SaturdaySharad Navratri
24 SaturdayDurga Maha Navami Puja , Durga Puja Ashtami
25 SundayDussehra , Sharad Navratri Parana
November 2020Festivals
4 WednesdayKarva Chauth
13 FridayDhanteras
14 SaturdayDiwali , Narak Chaturdashi , Children’s Day
15 SundayGovardhan Puja
16 MondayBhai Dooj
20 FridayChhath Puja
December 2020Festivals
25 FridayMerry Christmas

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 2020 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 2020.

Final Note

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