List of Holidays in India 2017

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Everyone wait for holiday to spend a day with family and friends also to do rest. We are Indian and Indian is a country of festival because we respect all religions and celebrate every festival in our style. Check Indian Public Holidays 2017 list declared by the Central Government of India.

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In this holiday list we are sharing Date, Days, Holiday Name and Holiday Type so you can manage your official leave and book you bus and train in advance to remove your name from waiting list.

List of Holidays in India 2017

Date Weekday Holiday Name Religions
Jan 1 Sunday Last day of Hanukkah Christian
Jan 1 Sunday New Year’s Day All
Jan 5 Thursday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Sikhism
Jan 14 Saturday Pongal Hinduism
Jan 14 Saturday Makar Sankranti Hinduism
Jan 26 Thursday Republic Day All
Jan 28 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
Feb 1 Wednesday Vasant Panchami Hinduism
Feb 10 Friday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Ravidassia
Feb 14 Tuesday Valentine’s Day All
Feb 19 Sunday Shivaji Jayanti Hinduism
Feb 21 Tuesday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Hinduism
Feb 24 Friday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Hinduism
Mar 8 Wednesday Women’s Day All
Mar 12 Sunday Holika Dahana Hinduism
Mar 13 Monday Dolyatra Hinduism
Mar 20 Monday March equinox Season
Mar 28 Tuesday Ramadan Begin Muslim
Mar 28 Tuesday Chaitra Sukhladi Hinduism
Apr 4 Tuesday Rama Navami Hinduism
Apr 9 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti Hinduism
Apr 11 Tuesday First day of Passover Observance
Apr 11 Tuesday Hazarat Ali’s Birthday Muslim
Apr 13 Thursday Maundy Thursday Christian
Apr 13 Thursday Vaisakhi Hinduism
Apr 14 Friday Good Friday Christian
Apr 14 Friday Ambedkar Jayanti Hinduism
Apr 15 Saturday Mesadi/Vaisakhadi Hinduism
Apr 16 Sunday Easter Day Christian
May 1 Monday May Day Observance
May 10 Wednesday Buddha Purnima/Vesak Hinduism
May 14 Sunday Mother’s Day All
Jun 18 Sunday Father’s Day All
Jun 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
Jun 23 Friday Jamat Ul-Vida Muslim
Jun 25 Sunday Rath Yatra Hinduism
Jun 26 Monday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar Muslim
Aug 6 Sunday Friendship Day All
Aug 7 Monday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Hinduism
Aug 15 Tuesday Independence Day All
Aug 15 Tuesday Janmashtami Hinduism
Aug 15 Tuesday Thanksgiving Day Christian
Aug 25 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Hinduism
Sep 2 Saturday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha Muslim
Sep 4 Tuesday Teacher’s Day All
Sep 5 Monday Onam Restricted Holiday
Sep 22 Friday September equinox Season
Sep 27 Wednesday Maha Saptami Hinduism
Sep 29 Friday Maha Navami Hinduism
Sep 30 Saturday Dussehra (Maha Navami) Hinduism
Oct 1 Sunday Muharram/Ashura Christian
Oct 2 Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti All
Oct 5 Thursday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Hinduism
Oct 8 Sunday Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) Hinduism
Oct 18 Wednesday Naraka Chaturdasi Hinduism
Oct 19 Thursday Diwali/Deepavali Hinduism
Oct 20 Friday Govardhan Puja Hinduism
Oct 21 Saturday Bhai Duj Hinduism
Oct 26 Thursday Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Hinduism
Oct 31 Tuesday Halloween Christian
Nov 4 Saturday Guru Nanak Jayanti Hinduism
Nov 14 Thursday Children’s Day All
Nov 24 Friday Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day Sikhism
Dec 2 Saturday Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad Muslim
Dec 13 Wednesday First Day of Hanukkah Christian
Dec 20 Wednesday Last day of Hanukkah Christian
Dec 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Christian
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Christian
Dec 31 Sunday New Year’s Eve All

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