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India's Business Holidays


Jan 1 New Year's Day

Jan 26 Republic Day*

Mar 13 Festival of Colors Holi

Apr 4 Ram Navami

Apr 9 Mahavir Jayanti

Mar 25 Good Friday*

May 1 May Day

May 10 Buddha's Birthday/Vesak Day at sundown

May 26 Start of Ramadan at sundown

Jun 21 Night of Power/ Lailat al Qadr at sundown

Jun 25 End of Ramadan (Feast of the Fast Breaking) Eid Al Fitr at sundown

Aug 15 Independence Day*

Aug 15 Birth of Lord Krishna/ Krishna Janmashtami

Sep 1 Feast of Sacrifice (Eid Al Adha) at sundown

Sep 21 Islamic/Hijra New Year at sundown

Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday*/ Gandi Jayanti

Sep 30 - Oct 1 Time for Reflection, Fasting and Meditation Ashura at sundown

Oct 17 - 19 Festival of Lights Diwali

Nov 30 Dec 1 Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (Mawlid-Al-Nabi)

Dec 24 Christmas Eve

Dec 25 Christmas Day+

* Everything closed

Please Note: We have listed only the fixed national holidays throughout India. However, due to the numerous religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Parsi, Sikh, Christian and Jainism to mention some) many national holidays are observed according to different calenders, and fall on different days of the Gregorian calendar each year.

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