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Jan 1, 2024

List of Holidays in India - 2024

Here is a list of national holidays in India for the year 2024. It includes mandatory national holidays, festivals and other days of historical and national significance.

List of Holidays in India - 2024

Holidays in India - 2024

Mandatory National Holidays:

These are the mandatory holidays as laid down by the Government of India to mark the three most important days in India’s history including tribute to Father of the Nation.

  • Republic Day - 26th January
  • Independence Day - 15th August
  • Gandhi Jayanti - 2nd October

Public and Government holidays:

India has a range of public and government holidays celebrating various festivals and birthdays of individuals of historical importance. While these are the most common important holidays, various states in India also celebrate their state days, individuals of historical significance, local festivals and other days of state significance.

Date Day Event
15 January 2024 Monday Makara Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu
14 February 2024 Wednesday Vasant Panchami
19 February 2024 Monday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
8 March 2024 Friday Maha Shivaratri
25 March 2024 Monday Holi
29 March 2024 Friday Good Friday
9 April 2024 Tuesday Gudi Padwa
9 April 2024 Tuesday Ugadi
10 April 2024 Wednesday Eid-ul-Fitr
13 April 2024 Saturday Baisakhi
14 April 2024 Sunday Bengali New Year/Bohag Bihu
17 April 2024 Wednesday Ram Navami
21 April 2024 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
23 May 2024 Thursday Buddha Purnima
17 - 18 June 2024 Monday, Tuesday Bakrid / Eid al Adha
17 July 2024 Wednesday Muharram
19 August 2024 Monday Raksha Bandhan
26 August 2024 Monday Janmashtami
7 September 2024 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi
16 September 2024 Monday Eid e Milad
13 October 2024 Sunday Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra
1 November 2024 Friday Diwali
15 November 2024 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
25 December 2024 Wednesday Christmas Day
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