India Holiday Calendar 2017

Public Holidays in India in 2017

Date Holiday Comments
January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
January 03 Jan 3 Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
January 04 Jan 4 Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
January 05 Jan 5 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 350th Birthday of the tenth Sikh Guru
January 05 Jan 5 350th Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Delhi. Govt. only
January 12 Jan 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only.
January 13 Jan 13 Bhogi Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
January 15 Jan 15 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu only
January 16 Jan 16 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
January 17 Jan 17 Public Holiday Tamil Nadu only. 100th Birth Anniversary of Puratchi Thalaivar M.G.R.
January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
January 25 Jan 25 Statehood Day Himachal Pradesh only
January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
January 28 Jan 28 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
January 31 Jan 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
February 01 Feb 1 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
February 01 Feb 1 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, Punjab , West Bengal
February 10 Feb 10 Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
February 19 Feb 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
February 21 Feb 21 Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Haryana only
February 24 Feb 24 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
February 25 Feb 25 Maha Shivratri Punjab
March 05 Mar 5 Panchayati Raj Diwas Odisha
March 12 Mar 12 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal.
March 13 Mar 13 Holi
March 21 Mar 21 Nauroz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
March 23 Mar 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana, Punjab only
March 28 Mar 28 Gudi Padwa Telugu and Kannada New Year. Maharashtra only
March 28 Mar 28 Cheti Chand Gujarat only.
March 29 Mar 29 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana
March 29 Mar 29 Telugu New Year Telugu and Kannada New Year. Tamil Nadu only.
April 01 Apr 1 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
April 01 Apr 1 Bank Holiday Banks only. Annual accounts closing
April 04 Apr 4 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
April 05 Apr 5 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
April 05 Apr 5 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
April 08 Apr 8 Public Holiday Punjab. Birth anniversary of Guru Nabha Das
April 09 Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
April 11 Apr 11 Hazrat Ali's Birthday Uttar Pradesh only.
April 13 Apr 13 Vaisakhi Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab
April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 14 Apr 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
April 14 Apr 14 Vishu Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
April 14 Apr 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year
April 14 Apr 14 Biju Festival Tripura only
April 15 Apr 15 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
April 15 Apr 15 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
April 15 Apr 15 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only