List of Holidays

Public Holidays for Calender Year 2017
Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 26

Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Friday February 24

Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Monday March 13

Saturday April 01

Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
Sunday April 09

Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 14

Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday May 01

May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Monday August 14

Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Tuesday August 15

Independence Day
Saturday September 02

Idul Juha Many states
Saturday September 30

Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Sunday October 01

Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Monday October 02

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday October 18

Deewali Deepawali
Saturday November 04

Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Monday December 25

Christmas Day Observed in all states