Public holidays in India

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  • Durga Puja
    Durga Puja ([d̪urɡa pudʒa], listen: , "Worship of Durga"), also referred to as Dussahara, Durgotsava (Bengali pronunciation: [d̪urɡot̪ʃɔb], listen: , "Festival of Durga") or Sharadotsav is an annual Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga.
  • Krishna Janmashtami
    Krishna Janmashtami (Devanagari कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी kṛṣṇa janmāṣṭamī), also known as Krishnashtami, Saatam Aatham, Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Srikrishna Jayanti, Sree Jayanti or sometimes simply as Janmashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
  • Ganesh Chaturthi
    Ganesha Chaturthi (also known as Vināyaka Chaturthi, Gaṇēśa Chaturthī or Vināyaka Chaviti) is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the elephant-headed god, Ganesha.
  • Vijayadashami
    Vijayadasami (Sanskrit: विजयदशमी) also known as Dussehra (Sanskrit: दशहरा) an important Hindu festival celebrated in a variety of ways in India and Nepal.
  • Pohela Boishakh
    Pohela/Poila Boishakh (Bengali: পয়লা বৈশাখ, or Bengali New Year Bengali: বাংলা নববর্ষ, Bangla Nôbobôrsho) is the first day of the Bengali calendar, celebrated on 14 April or 15 April in Bangladesh and in the Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura by the Bengali people and also by minor Bengali communities in other Indian states, including Assam, Jharkhand and Orrisa.
  • Guru Purnima
    Guru Purnima is an Indian and Nepalese festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers.
  • Maha Shivaratri
    Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva.
  • Rama Navami
    Rama Navami (Devanāgarī: राम नवमी; IAST: Rāma navamī) is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of the god Rama to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya.
  • Republic Day (India)
    Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.
  • Vasant Panchami
    'Vasant Panchami' (also called Basant Panchami) refers to the following festivals: the religious Hindu festival of Saraswati Puja also called Shree Panchami; Sufi Basant observed in Sufi shrines; the seasonal spring festival of Vasant Panchami observed in many regions; the Basant Festival of Kites of the Punjab region; observance in Gurdwaras as a Sikh festival; the birthday of the Deo-Sun God in Bihar and a harvest festival.
  • Makar Sankranti
    Makar Sankranti is a Hindu festival celebrated in almost all parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh in many cultural forms.
  • Cheti Chand
    Cheti Chand (Sindhi: چيٽي چنڊ‎) is an important festival celebrated as New Year's Day by Sindhi people of India and Pakistan.
  • Independence Day (India)
    Independence Day, is annually observed on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947.
  • Gandhi Jayanti
    Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation".
  • Hanuman Jayanti
    Hanumanh Jayanti or Hanumath Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Hanuman, the Vanara god, widely venerated throughout India.
  • Karva Chauth
    Karva Chauth (Hindi: करवा चौथ) is a one-day festival celebrated by Hindu women in many countries in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands.
  • Chhath
    Chhath (Devanagari: छठ, छठी, छठ पर्व, छठ पुजा, डाला छठ, डाला पुजा, सूर्य षष्ठी) is an ancient Hindu Vedic festival dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, Surya and Chhathi Maiya (ancient Vedic Goddess ; Usha - wife of Sun God ).
  • Raksha Bandhan
    Raksha Bandhan (Nepali: रक्ष्या बन्धन ; Marathi: रक्षा बंधन ; Hindi: रक्षा बन्धन), also called Rakhi Purnima or simply Rakhi in many parts of India and Nepal, is a Hindu religious and secular festival.
  • Navratri
    Navaratri (Sanskrit: नवरात्रि) is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga.
  • Ugadi
    Ugadi (Ugādi, Samvatsarādi, Yugadi}, {Ugadi/Yugadi, Yugādi and Gudi Padwā) is the New Year's Day for the people of the Kannada and Telugu communities in India.
  • Vishu
    Vishu (Malayalam: വിഷു) is a Hindu festival primarily celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala, which marks the beginning of the harvest year.
  • Gudi Padwa
    Gudhi Padva (Marathi: गुढी पाडवा Guḍhī Pāḍavā; Telugu ఉగాది Ugadi; Kannada: ಯುಗಾದಿ Yugadi) is the Sanskrit name for Chaitra Shukla Pratipada.
  • Nag Panchami
    According to Hindu puranic literature, Kashyapa, son of Lord Brahma, the creator had four consorts and the third wife was Kadroo who belonged to the Naga race of the Pitru Loka and she gave birth to the Nagas; among the other three, the first wife gave birth to Devas, the second to Garuda and the fourth to Daityas.
  • List of festivals in India
    This is a complete list of all the festivals in India
  • Maithili New Year
    Jude Sheetal (জুড়ি শীতল / जुड़ि शीतल) or Maithili New Year is the celebration of the first day of the Maithili new year.
  • Accession Day (Jammu and Kashmir)
    Accession Day is a holiday in India's northernmost state, Jammu and Kashmir, commemorating 26 October 1947, when Maharaja Hari Singh signed of the Instrument of Accession, in which Jammu and Kashmir joined the Dominion of India.
  • Karnataka Rajyotsava
    Kannada Rajyotsava (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ; Karnataka Formation Day; literally "Birth of the Karnataka state") is celebrated on 1 November of every year.