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Holidays in India in 2015

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti.
Monday October 12 Oct 12 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 13 Oct 13 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana only
Sunday October 18 Oct 18 Kati Bihu Assam only
Tuesday October 20 Oct 20 Saptami of Durgapuja Assam, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, West Bengal
Tuesday October 20 Oct 20 Public Holiday Telangana. Government only. Eve of Bathukamma Festival
Wednesday October 21 Oct 21 Ayudha Puja Assam, Karnataka, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
Wednesday October 21 Oct 21 Durgastami Telangana
Thursday October 22 Oct 22 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami.
Thursday October 22 Oct 22 Mahanavami Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Friday October 23 Oct 23 Vijaya Dashami Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim. Dussehra
Saturday October 24 Oct 24 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Saturday October 24 Oct 24 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Sunday October 25 Oct 25 Public Holiday Punjab Only
Monday October 26 Oct 26 Lakshmi Puja West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 27 Oct 27 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Tuesday October 27 Oct 27 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura only.
Sunday November 01 Nov 1 Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Sunday November 01 Nov 1 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Tuesday November 10 Nov 10 Deewali Deepawali.
Tuesday November 10 Nov 10 Kali Puja Odisha West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Wednesday November 11 Nov 11 Deewali Deepawali. Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Telangana
Wednesday November 11 Nov 11 Laxmi Puja . Maharashtra
Thursday November 12 Nov 12 Diwali Deepawali. Maharashtra
Thursday November 12 Nov 12 Vishavkarma day Haryana only
Wednesday November 25 Nov 25 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Wednesday November 25 Nov 25 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Sunday December 06 Dec 6 Dr Ambedkar death anniversary Uttar Pradesh.
Thursday December 24 Dec 24 Id-e-Milad Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Saturday December 26 Dec 26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Haryana, Punjab only.

Holidays in India in 2016

DayDateHolidayComments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Arunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Tuesday January 05 Jan 5 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher
Tuesday January 12 Jan 12 Birthday of Swami Vivekananda West Bengal only.
Thursday January 14 Jan 14 Bhogi Andhra Pradesh Only
Thursday January 14 Jan 14 Pongal Also known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Sunday January 17 Jan 17 Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Saturday January 23 Jan 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Sunday January 24 Jan 24 Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Haryana only
Monday January 25 Jan 25 Statehood Day Himachal Pradesh only
Tuesday January 26 Jan 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Sunday January 31 Jan 31 Me-dam-me-phi Assam. Ancestor festival
Monday February 08 Feb 8 Losar Sikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Friday February 12 Feb 12 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday February 14 Feb 14 Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Haryana only
Friday February 19 Feb 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra only
Monday February 22 Feb 22 Guru Ravidas Birthday Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Monday March 07 Mar 7 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Wednesday March 23 Mar 23 Doljatra Holi Dahan. Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Wednesday March 23 Mar 23 Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Haryana only
Thursday March 24 Mar 24 Holi  
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 01 Apr 1 Odisha Day Odisha only. Utkal Divas
Tuesday April 05 Apr 5 Babu Jagjivan Ram Birthday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Friday April 08 Apr 8 Ugadi Telugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Friday April 08 Apr 8 Cheti Chand Gujarat only.
Wednesday April 13 Apr 13 Vaisakhi Haryana only
Thursday April 14 Apr 14 Tamil New Year Puthandu. Tamil Nadu only
Thursday April 14 Apr 14 Bengali New Year Tripura, West Bengal only
Thursday April 14 Apr 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Thursday April 14 Apr 14 Bohag Bihu Assamese New Year
Friday April 15 Apr 15 Ram Navami Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Friday April 15 Apr 15 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
Friday April 15 Apr 15 Vishu Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Friday April 15 Apr 15 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Saturday April 16 Apr 16 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam only
Wednesday April 20 Apr 20 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Thursday April 21 Apr 21 Hazrat Alis Birthday Uttar Pradesh only. Son in law of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday May 01 May 1 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
Sunday May 01 May 1 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday May 08 May 8 Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore Tripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Sunday May 08 May 8 Parashurama Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Saturday May 21 May 21 Buddha Purnima Birth of Buddha
Tuesday June 07 Jun 7 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Haryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Tuesday June 14 Jun 14 Raja Sankranti Odisha only
Thursday June 16 Jun 16 Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom day Punjab Only
Monday June 20 Jun 20 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Gazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Friday July 01 Jul 1 Jumat-ul-Wida Last Friday of Ramadam
Wednesday July 06 Jul 6 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Independence Day  
Wednesday August 17 Aug 17 Parsi New Year Jamshed Navroz. Gujarat, Mumbai Only
Thursday August 18 Aug 18 Raksha Bandhan Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Thursday August 25 Aug 25 Janmashtami Restricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Sunday August 28 Aug 28 Nuakhai Odisha only. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday September 04 Sep 4 Teej Haryana only
Monday September 05 Sep 5 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Tuesday September 13 Sep 13 First Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday September 14 Sep 14 Thiruvonam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Wednesday September 21 Sep 21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Friday September 23 Sep 23 Haryana's Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana only
Friday September 30 Sep 30 Mahalaya Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Sunday October 02 Oct 2 Muharram Observed mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Sunday October 09 Oct 9 Saptami of Durgapuja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday October 09 Oct 9 Ayudha Puja Karnataka only
Tuesday October 11 Oct 11 Dussehra Vijaya Dashami
Tuesday October 11 Oct 11 Mahanavami Kerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Wednesday October 12 Oct 12 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Wednesday October 12 Oct 12 Vijaya Dashami Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim only. Dussehra
Wednesday October 12 Oct 12 Durga Puja Mahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Thursday October 13 Oct 13 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati Haryana only
Saturday October 15 Oct 15 Maharishi Valmiki Birthday Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
Sunday October 16 Oct 16 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Tuesday October 18 Oct 18 Kati Bihu Assam only
Sunday October 30 Oct 30 Deewali Deepawali. Except West Bengal.
Sunday October 30 Oct 30 Kali Puja West Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
Monday October 31 Oct 31 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat only.
Monday October 31 Oct 31 Vishavkarma day Haryana only
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 Bhai Bij Gujarat only.
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 Kannada Rajyothsava Bangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 Haryana Day Haryana only.
Monday November 14 Nov 14 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Monday November 14 Nov 14 Rasa Purnima Odisha only
Tuesday December 13 Dec 13 Id-e-Milad Date to be confirmed
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Shaheed Udham Singh's Birthday Haryana, Punjab only