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National Holidays in 2021

There are three national holidays in India i.e Republic Day on 26th January, Independence Day on 15th August and Gandhi Jayanti on 02nd October every year.

List of Holidays 2021 - Government, Public & Bank Holidays in India

The beauty of India is magnified by its diverse traditions and festivals. To experience each one of them is like living a hundred lives in one, they are that diverse in their essences. Each state in India has its own set of customs and traditions of celebrating a particular festival. So, let’s have a look at the complete list of government, public, and bank holidays in 2021.

List of Public Holiday & Government Holidays in 2021

The following table consists of the list of holidays in 2021 India.

Date

Day

Name of Holiday

January

1 January 2021

Friday

New Year’s Day

2 January 2021

Saturday

New Year Holiday

11 January 2021

Saturday

Missionary Day

12 January 2021

Tuesday

Swami Vivekananda Jayanti

14 January 2021

Thursday

Makar Sankranti/ Pongal

15 January 2021

Friday

Bhogali Bihu/Kanuma Panduga/Uzhavur Thirunal

16 January 2021

Saturday

Thiruvalluvar Day

20 January 2021

Wednesday

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

23 January 2021

Saturday

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birthday

25 January 2021

Monday

Sonam Lhochar/Himachal Statehood Day

26 January 2021

Tuesday

Republic Day

31 January 2021

Sunday

Me-dum-me-phi

February

12 February

Friday

Sonam Losar

15 February 2021

Monday

Lui-Ngai-Ni

16 February 2021

Tuesday

Vasant Panchami

19 February 2021

Friday

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti

20 February 2021

Saturday

Arunachal Statehood Day and Mizoram State Day

26 February 2021

Friday

Hazrat Ali Jayanti

27 February 2021

Saturday

Guru Ravidas Jayanti

March

5 March 2021

Friday

Panchayatiraj Divas

11 March 2021

Thursday

Maha Shivaratri

13 March 2021

Saturday

Losar

22 March 2021

Monday

Bihar Day (Bihar Diwas)

23 March 2021

Tuesday

S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day

29 March 2021

Monday

Holi

April

1 April 2021

Thursday

Odisha Day

2 April 2021

Friday

Good Friday

3 April 2021

Saturday

Easter Saturday

4 April 2021

Sunday

Easter Sunday

5 April 2021

Monday

Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti

13 April 2021

Tuesday

Ugadi

13 April 2021

Tuesday

Bohag Bihu

13 April 2021

Tuesday

Gudi Padwa

13 April 2021

Tuesday

Vaisakh

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Dr Ambedkar Jayanti

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Tamil New Year

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Maha Vishuba Sankranti

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Bohag Bihu

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Cheiraoba

15 April 2021

Thursday

Bengali New Year

15 April 2021

Thursday

Vishu

15 April 2021

Thursday

Sarhul

15 April 2021

Thursday

Himachal Day

21 April 2021

Thursday

Ram Navami

21 April 2021

Thursday

Garia Puja

25 April 2021

Sunday

Mahavir Jayanti

May

1 May 2021

Saturday

Maharashtra Day

1 May 2021

Saturday

May Day

7 May 2021

Friday

Jumat-ul-Wida

9 May 2021

Sunday

Guru Rabindranath Jayanti

10 May 2021

Monday

Shab-i-Qadr

13 May 2021

Thursday

Idul Fitr

14 May 2021

Friday

Idul Fitr

14 May 2021

Friday

Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti

14 May 2021

Friday

Basava Jayanti

14 May 2021

Friday

Idul Fitr Holiday

16 May 2021

Sunday

State Day

25 May 2021

Tuesday

Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti

26 May 2021

Wednesday

Buddha Purnima

June

13 June 2021

Sunday

Maharana Pratap Jayanti

14 June 2021

Monday

Pahili Raja

14 June 2021

Monday

Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom Day

15 June 2021

Tuesday

Raja Sankranti

15 June 2021

Tuesday

YMA Day

24 June 2021

Thursday

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

30 June 2021

Wednesday

Remna Ni

July

2 July 2021

Friday

Kharchi Puja

5 July 2021

Monday

Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday

6 July 2021

Tuesday

MHIP Day

12 July 2021

Monday

Ratha Yathra

13 July 2021

Tuesday

Martyrs' Day

13 July 2021

Tuesday

Bhanu Jayanti

17 July 2021

Saturday

U Tirot Sing Day

20 July 2021

Tuesday

Bakrid / Eid al Adha

21 July 2021

Wednesday

Bakrid / Eid al Adha

31 July 2021

Saturday

Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day

August

4 August 2021

Wednesday

Bonalu

8 August 2021

Sunday

Lho Rum Faat

11 August 2021

Wednesday

Haryali Teej

13 August 2021

Friday

Patriots Day

15 August 2021

Sunday

Independence Day

16 August 2021

Monday

De Jure Transfer Day

17 August 2021

Tuesday

Parsi New Year

19 August 2021

Thursday

Muharram

20 August 2021

Friday

First Onam

21 August 2021

Saturday

Thiruvonam

22 August 2021

Sunday

Raksha Bandhan

22 August 2021

Sunday

Jhulan Purnima

22 August 2021

Sunday

Indra Jatra

23 August 2021

Monday

Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti

September

8 September 2021

Wednesday

Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

9 September 2021

Thursday

Hartalika Teej

10 September 2021

Friday

Ganesh Chaturthi

11 September 2021

Saturday

Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday

11 September 2021

Saturday

Nuakhai

16 September 2021

Thursday

Ramdev Jayanti

16 September 2021

Thursday

Teja Dashmi

21 September 2021

Tuesday

Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi

23 September 2021

Thursday

Heroes' Martyrdom Day

28 September 2021

Tuesday

S. Bhagat Singh Ji Jayanti

October

2 October 2021

Saturday

Gandhi Jayanti

6 October 2021 

Wednesday

Mahalaya Amavasye

6 October 2021

Wednesday

First Day of Bathukamma

7 October 2021

Thursday

Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti

7 October 2021

Thursday

Ghatasthapana

12 October 2021

Tuesday

Maha Saptami

13 October 2021 

Wednesday

Maha Ashtami

14 October 2021

Thursday

Maha Navami

15 October 2021 

Friday

Vijaya Dashami

19 October 2021 

Tuesday

Eid e Milad

20 October 2021 

Wednesday

Lakshmi Puja

20 October 2021

Wednesday

Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti

22 October 2021

Friday

Eid e Milad

 

27 October 2021

Wednesday

Lhabab Duchen

 

31 October 2021

Sunday

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti

November

1 November 2021

Monday

Kannada Rajyotsava

Kerala Piravi

Puducherry Liberation Day

Haryana Day

4 November 2021

Thursday

Diwali/Deepavali

5 November 2021

Friday

Deepavali Holiday

5 November 2021

Friday

Vikram Samvat New Year

6 November 2021

Saturday

Bhai Dooj

10 November 2021

Wednesday

Chhath Puja

11 November 2021

Thursday

Chhath Puja Holiday

19 November 2021 Friday

Karthika Purnima

19 November2021 Friday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

23 November 2021 Tuesday

Seng Kut Snem

December

1 December 2021

Wednesday

Indigenous Faith Day

3 December 2021

Friday

Feast of St Francis Xavier

8 December 2021

Wednesday

Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day

12 December 2021

Sunday

Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma

18 December 2021

Saturday

Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham

18 December 2021

Saturday

Guru Ghasidas Jayanti

19 December 2021

Saturday

Liberation Day

25 December 2021

Saturday

Christmas

26 December 2021

Sunday

Shaheed Udham

26 December 2021

Sunday

Christmas Holiday

30 December 2021

Thursday

U Kiang Nangbah

30 December 2021

Thursday

Tamu Losar

31 December 2021

Friday

New Year's Eve

List of Popular Festival Holidays in 2021

Date

Day

Holiday

14 January 2021

Thursday

Makar Sankranti

16 February 2021

Tuesday

Vasant Panchami

11 March 2021

Thursday

Maha Shivaratri

29 March 2021

Monday

Holi

13 April 2021

Tuesday

Ugadi

2 April 2021

Friday

Ram Navami

14 April 2021

Wednesday

Vishu

27 April 2021

Tuesday

Hanuman Jayanti

14 April 2021

Friday

Akshaya Tritiya

12 July 2021

Monday

Puri Rath Yatra

2 August 2021

Monday

Bonalu

13 August 2021

Friday

Naga Panchami

22 August 2021

Sunday

Raksha Bandhan

30 August 2021

Monday

Krishna Janmashtami

9 September 2021

Thursday

Hartalika Teej

10 September 2021

Friday

Ganesh Chaturthi

11 September 2021

Saturday

Saturday Nuakhai

21 August 2021

Saturday

Onam

17 September 2021

Friday

Vishwakarma Puja

6 October 2021

Wednesday

Mahalaya

15 October 2021

Friday

Dusshera

2 November 2021

Tuesday

Dhanteras

4 November 2021

Thursday

Diwali

11 November 2021

Thursday

Chhath Puja

19 November 2021

Friday

Kartik Purnima

12 November 2021

Friday

Jagaddhatri Puja

14 November 2021

Sunday

Devutthana Ekadashi

 

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