Holiday List 2022 PDF Download – [India] Government and State Holidays

Holiday List 2022 PDF Download – [India] Government and State Holidays

It is end-of-year 2021 and we are once again bringing you the holiday list for 2022 as we know it is time for companies to plan their annual holiday calendar as per the leave policy of the companies.
We will also cover other holidays such as government holidays, observance holidays and bank holidays therefore, you do not need to go anywhere to find this information.

Festivals form an integral part of Indian culture and vary from state to state. Each state has its own set of rites and traditions for celebrating a festival. 

Laws that govern holidays in India:

  • The Weekly Holidays Act, 1942;
  • The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946;
  • The National and Festival Holidays Act, 1963;
  • The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1981;
  • The Companies Act, 2013 and;
  • The Shop and Establishment Act.   

Today I will cover:

 

Holiday list 2022 pdf

 

 

List of state government holidays 2022 pdf

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State-Wise Public Holiday List 

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Andhra Pradesh Holiday List 

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Arunachal Pradesh Holiday List 

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Assam Holiday List 

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Bihar Holiday List 

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Chhattisgarh Holiday List 

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Gujarat Holiday List 

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Goa Holiday List 

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Haryana Holiday List

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Himachal Pradesh Holiday List

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Jharkhand Holiday List 

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Karnataka Holiday List 

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Kerala Holiday List 

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Madhya Pradesh Holiday List 

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Maharashtra Holiday List

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Manipur Holiday List 

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Meghalaya Holiday List 

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Mizoram Holiday List 

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Nagaland Holiday List 

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Odisha Holiday List 

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Punjab Holiday List 

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Rajasthan Holiday List 

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Sikkim Holiday List 

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Tamil Nadu Holiday List 

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Telangana Holiday List 

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Tripura Holiday List 

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Uttar Pradesh Holiday List 

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Uttarakhand Holiday List  

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West Bengal Holiday List 

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Government Holidays 2022

There are three types of government holidays in India. 

  • Gazetted holidays
  • Restricted holidays 
  • Observance holidays

Gazetted Holidays list 2022

Once these holidays are decided they become mandatory therefore, almost all the public and private organizations remain closed on these holidays in India. Here is the gazetted (national) holiday list for 2022.

  • 26 January 2022: Republic Day
  • 1 March 2022: Maha Shivaratri / Shivaratri
  • 19 March 2022: Holi
  • 10 April 2022: Rama Navami
  • 14 April 2022: Mahavir Jayanti
  • 15 April 2022: Good Friday
  •  3 May 2022: Ramzan ID/ Eid-ul-Fitar
  • 16 May 2022: Buddha Purnima 
  • 10 July 2022: Bakr ID/ Eid–ul–Adha
  • 9 August 2022: Muharram/ Ashura
  • 15th August 2022: Independence Day
  • 19 August 2022: Janmashtami
  • 2nd October 2021: Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
  • 5 October 2022: Dussehra
  • 9 October 2022: Milad Un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad
  • 25 October 2022: Diwali/ Deepawali
  • 8 November 2022: Guru Nanak Jayanti
  • 25 December 2022: Christmas

Restricted Holiday in India 2022

Restricted holidays are optional, and employees can take these holidays based on their preference. It is not mandatory for any employer to close his/her organization. List of restricted (national) holidays 2022.

  • 1st January 2022: New Year’s Day
  • 9th January 2022/ 29th December 2022: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
  • 13th January 2022: Lohri
  • 17th January 2022: Pongal
  • 14th January 2022: Makar Sankranti
  • 5th February 2022: Vasant Panchami
  • 16th February 2022: Guru Ravidas Jayanti
  • 15th February 2022: Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
  • 19th February 2022: Shivaji Jayanti
  • 17th March 2022: Holika Dahan
  • 1st April 2022:  Chaitra Sukhladi
  • 17th April 2022: Easter Day
  • 14th April 2022: Vaisakhi
  • 14th April 2022: Mesadi
  • April 14th 2022: Bohag Bihu 
  • 29th April 2022: Jamat Ul-Vida
  • 9th May 2022: Birthday of Ravindranath Tagore
  • 1st July 2022: Rath Yatra
  • 16th August 2022: Parsi New Year
  • 10th September 2022: Onam
  • 11th August 2022: Raksha Bandhan 
  • 18th August 2022: Janmashtami
  • 31st August 2022: Ganesh Chaturthi
  • 2nd October 2022: Maha Saptami
  • 3rd October 2022: Maha Ashtami
  • 4th October 2022: Maha Navami
  • 9th October 2022: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
  • 13th October 2022: Karaka Chaturthi
  • 24th October 2022: Naraka Chaturdasi
  • 26th October 2022: Govardhan Puja
  • 26th October 2022: Bhai Dooj
  • 30th October 2022: Chhath Puja 
  • 24th November 2022: Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day
  • 24th December 2022: Christmas Eve

Observance in India – Holiday List 2022

Observances are not holidays but are special occasions celebrated on various days in a year this is why, most employers do not observe holidays on these days.

  • 1st February: Chinese New Year
  • 14th February: Valentine’s Day
  • 14th April: Maundy Thursday
  • April 14th: Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
  • 15th April: First day of Passover
  • 1st May: May Day
  • 8th May: Mother’s Day
  • 19th June: Father’s Day
  • 13th July: Guru Purnima
  • 7th August: Friendship Day
  • 31st October: Halloween
  • 18th November: First Day of Hanukkah
  • 26th December: Last day of Hanukkah
  • 31st December: New Year’s Eve

Hindu Festival Holidays

Hindu festivals play an important part for Hindus in India and across the world. Festivities are celebrated with prayers, rituals such as fasting, public fairs, decorating deities, and cooking special dishes. Hindus celebrate special events from Hindu mythology, which coincide with seasonal changes and agricultural cycles. Some of the most important Hindu festivals are Diwali, Vijayadashami, Maha Shivratri, etc.

Sikh Festival Holidays

Sikhs across India and the world celebrate several religious festivals and key historical events. Celebrations take place mostly in northern India and in other countries, including the UK and Canada, commemorating the birth or martyrdom of a Guru. The festivals are marked with the reading of the Guru Granth Sahib, prayer, fairs, etc.

Christian Festival Holidays

Christian holidays are important events for Christians reflecting upon the history and traditions of the church. Followers of Christ mark Christian festivals with praise, worship, fellowship and gorge on delicious food. Some of the most important Christian holidays are Christmas and Easter.

Muslim Festival Holidays

Muslims across the world observe two important and official Islamic holidays, Eid-Al-Fitr and Eid-Al-Adha, occurring on dates in the lunar Islamic calendar. While Eid-Al-Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan month, Eid-Al-Adha is celebrated with prayers on the morning of the 1st day of the month of Shawwal. Apart from these two most important dates, Muslims observe several other days of the year as holidays to mark important events in their religion.

National holidays in 2022

The National and Festival Holidays Act applies to all establishments in the country and mandates three holidays in India:

Republic Day: January 26;

Independence Day: August 15;

Gandhi Jayanti: October 2.

Irrespective of the law that a company, industry or organization follows, whether they are public or private organizations or multinational corporations, every entity in India must remain close on these days. 

Bank Holiday 2022 list pdf

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bank holidays

Bank holidays are those on which banks remain closed. Apart from the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, there are other days as well when banks are closed on account of various festivals.

Here is the list of bank holidays for 2022.

January 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 1 January New Year’s Day
Friday 14 January Makar Sankranti/Pongal
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day

February 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Saturday 05 February  Vasant Panchami

March 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 01 March Maha Shivaratri
Saturday 19 March Holi

April 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 10 April Rama Navami
Wednesday 13 April Ugadi
Thursday 14 April Ambedkar Jayanti
Thursday 14 April Mahavir Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday

May 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 01 May May Day
Monday 02 May Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti
Tuesday 03 May Eid-ul-Fitar
Monday 16 May Buddha Purnima

June 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 14 June Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti

July 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 10 July Bakrid / Eid al Adha

August 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Friday 12 August Raksha Bandhan
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Tuesday 16 August Parsi New Year
Friday 19 August Janmashtami
Wednesday 31 August Ganesh Chaturthi

September 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 25 September Mahalaya Amavasye

October 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 2 October Gandhi Jayanti
Monday 03 October Maha Ashtami
Tuesday 04 October Maha Navami
Wednesday 05 October Vijaya Dashami
Sunday 09 October Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad
Monday 24 October Diwali
Tuesday 25 October Diwali
Wednesday 26 October Deepavali Holiday
Thursday 27 October Bhai Dooj

November 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Tuesday 08 November Guru Nanak Jayanti

December 2022

Day Date Holiday Name
Sunday 25 December Christmas

RTGS Holiday List 2022

Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) which lets people transfer money from one bank to another. Reserve Bank of India regulates and maintains RTGS Services. Here is the list of RTGS holidays.

Important Days & Dates Observance
26th January 2022 Republic Day
15th April 2022 Good Friday
3rd May 2022 Ramzan Id (Id-Ul-Fitr)
15th August 2022 Independence Day
2nd October 2022 Gandhi Jayanti
25th October 2022 Diwali
25th December 2022 Christmas

 

If you transfer money through RTGS on a bank holiday then the sender may receive a payment receipt the following working day. 

Banks Holidays on the second and fourth Saturday

As mandated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), commercial, non-scheduled, scheduled and regional rural banks of India will remain closed to the public on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. This notification was effective from September 1, 2015. Earlier Banks used to work till half day on the Saturdays but now they are bank holidays. If the month has Five Saturdays, then the bank will remain open on the 5th Saturday.

 

Corporate Holidays 2022 India pdf – calendar 

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Festivals of India

Uttarayan/Makar Sankranti/Pongal :

The festival of Uttarayan marks the end of winter and the beginning of longer days. It is a sign for the farmers that the Sun is back and that the harvest season, Makara Sankranti, is approaching. Pongal is a multi-day Hindu Harvest festival in South India. It is observed at the start of the month according to Tamil solar calendar.

Republic Day : 

It is a national holiday in India. when the country marks and celebrates the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on January 26th, 1950. The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949 and came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system.

Maha Shivaratri: 

It is a Hindu festival celebrated in honour of God Shiva. The name also refers to the night when Lord Shiva performs heavenly dance. It is a major festival in Hinduism and this festival is solemn and marks the remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance in life” and world. 

Holi:

Holi is considered one of the most revered and celebrated festivals of India and it is also celebrated in almost every part of the country. It is celebrated with the name Holika Dahan or Choti Holi on the first evening of the festival and the following day is called Holi.

Eid-ul-Fitr

It is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutbah (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity as food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Ugadi: 

Celebrated in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Ugadi is observed on the first day of the month of Chaitra of the Hindu lunar calendar.As per Hindu mythology, it was on this day that Lord Brahma created the universe. He then went on to create days, weeks, months, and years. So, Ugadi is believed to be the first day of the creation of the universe.

Raksha Bandhan: 

Rakha Bandhan is a popular Hindu annual rite, or ceremony. On this day, sisters of all ages tie a tailsman, or amulet called Rakhi around the wrists of their brothers symbolically protecting them, receiving a gift in return and investing the share of brothers with a share of the responsibility of their potential care. 

Ram Navami: 

It is a Hindu spring festival that celebrates the birth of Shree Rama, the seventh avatar of the god Vishnu. The festival is a part of  spring (Vasant) Navratri.  

Mahavir Jayanti: 

Mahavir Janma Kalyanak is one of the most important religious festivals in Jainism. It celebrates the birth of Mahavir, the twenty-fourth and last Tirthankara of the present Avasarpiṇī . On the Gregorian calendar, the holiday occurs either in March or April.    

Krishna Janmashtami: 

Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. It is an important festival, particularly in the vaishnavism tradition of Hinuism. 

Good Friday: 

Christians observe Good Friday as a commemoration of the death of Jesus Christ. Prayers, sermons and, praise and worship are observed by the followers of Christ. The date of Good Friday varies from one year to the next on both Gregorian and Julius Calendars. 

Ganesh Chaturthi: 

Marking the birth of Lord Ganesh, the God of new beginnings and prosperity. Ganesh Chaturthi falls in the month of Bhadra, according to the Hindu calendar. Lord Ganesh is considered as the symbol of wisdom, writing, travel, commerce and good fortune. 

Vaisakhi: 

Also known as Baisakh. It is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs commemorating the formation of Khalsa Panth under Guru Gobind Singh. Usually celebrated on the 13th or 14th of April as the new solar year. It is additionally spring harvest season in Punjab.

May Day: 

Usually celebrated on the 1st of May or 1st Monday of May every year, May Day commemorates the struggles and gains made by the labour class of the society. It is observed in several countries across the globe. Dances, singing and cake are usually part of the festival.

Onam: 

Malayalees across the country and around the world celebrate Onam marking the homecoming of King Mahabali. The festival of harvest that falls in the months of August/September annually. It is celebrated across India and around the world. Main festivity among keralites.

Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti: 

This event is observed in honour of Sant Kabir Das. He was a renowned poet, saint and social reformer in India. It is an annual festival celebrated on every full moon day in the Hindu month Jyestha.

Maharana Pratap Jayanti: 

The event celebrates the popular king from the 16th century in Rajasthan who fought the Mughals in the country.

Bakrid/Eid-Al-Adha: 

Considered the holiest event in the Islamic religion. Bakrid or the festival of sacrifice, which honours the act of obedience to God by Ibrahim to sacrifice his son.

Independence Day: 

Celebrated on the 15th of August every year. Independence Day commemorates the freedom from British rule in India. This is also one of three national holidays observed in the country.

Gandhi Jayanti:

One of the most important national holidays of India is the Gandhi Jayanti, celebrating the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.

Vijayadashami:

This day marks the journey of Goddess Durga back to Kailash. Also, after ten days of staying at her parent’s house on Earth. Every year, Mother Durga also visits her paternal house along with her four children—Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartikeya and Ganesha. 

Diwali: 

We also know Diwali as Deepavali, Divali and Deepawali. It is the festival of lights celebrating the victory of good over evil. The festival gets its name from the row (avali) of clay lamps (deep). Indians light outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness. Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that’s also enjoyed by non-Hindu communities.

Guru Nanak Jayanti:

Guru Nanak Jayanti/Prakash Utsav is the most auspicious and significant days in Sikhism. This day marks the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. He was the founder of the religion of Sikhism and also the first of the Sikh Gurus. 

Christmas: 

Christians across the world celebrate the 25th of December as Christmas. This day marks the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular.

Check out more details about Indian festivals and their history here.

West Bengal Holiday List 2022

West Bengal is a state in eastern India. It lies between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal. Its capital, Kolkata, retains architectural and cultural remnants from the past as the East India Company trading post and capital of British Raj. It has distinctive geographical features. The beauty of tea gardens in Darjeeling and Mangroves of Sundarban will leave you mesmerized. City culture is different. Travelling on trams instead of buses, devouring street food and much more.

Some of the famous festivals celebrated in West Bengal are:

  • Durga Puja
  • Saraswati Puja
  • Bhai Phota
  • Eid-Ul-Fitr
  • Dol Purnima

Day

Date

Holiday

Wednesday 12 January Swami Vivekanand Jayanti
Sunday 23 January Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day
Saturday 05 February Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)
Monday 14 February Birthday of Thakur Panchanan Barma
Friday 18 March Doljatra
Thursday 14 April Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti/ Mahavira Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday & Bengali New Year
Sunday 01 May May Day
Tuesday 03 May Eid-Ul-Fitr
Monday 09 May Guru Rabindranath Jayanti
Monday 16 May Buddha Purnima
Friday 01 July Rath Yathra
Sunday 10 July Bakrid
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Sunday 25 September Mahalaya Amavasye
Sunday 02 October Maha Saptami & Gandhi Jayanti
Monday 03 October Maha Ashtami
Tuesday 04 October Maha Navami
Wednesday 05 October Vijaya Dashami
Sunday 09 October Lakshmi Puja
Monday 24 October Kali Puja
Tuesday 25 October Diwali
Monday 31 October Chhath Puja Holiday
Tuesday 08 November Guru Nanak Jayanti
Sunday 25 December Christmas

Karnataka Holiday List 2022

Karnataka is a southwest state of India with Arabian Sea coastlines. Capital Bengaluru is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife. Bengaluru was originally known as the state of Mysore before it was renamed in 1973. It is considered the IT capital of India and one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

Main festivities of Karnataka

  • Makar Sankranti
  • Ugadi
  • Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Kambala
  • Kannada Rajyotsava 
Day Date Holiday
Friday 14 January Makar Sankranti
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day
Tuesday 01 March Maha Shivaratri
Wednesday 13 April Ugadi
Thursday 14 April Mahavir Jayanti & Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Sunday 1 May May Day
Tuesday 03 May Eid-ul-Fitr & Basava Jayanti
Monday 16 May Buddha Purnima
Sunday 10 July Bakrid/Eid-al-Adha
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Friday 12 August Raksha Bandhan
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Wednesday 31 August Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday 25 September Mahalaya Amavasye
Sunday 2 October Gandhi Jayanti
Tuesday 04 October Maha Navami
Wednesday 05 October Vijaya Dashami
Sunday 09 October Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti & Eid e Milad
Monday 24 October Diwali
Wednesday 26 October Deepavali Holiday
Tuesday 01 November Kannada Rajyotsava
Friday 11 November Kanakadasa Jayanti
Tuesday 22 November Kanakadasa Jayanti
Sunday 25 December Christmas

Assam Holiday List 2022

Assam is a northeastern state in India known for its wildlife, archaeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, features its silk bazaars and hilltop Kamakhya temple. The state capital, Dispur, is a suburb of Guwahati. It is a perfect destination to take a break from a hectic life.

The major festivals of Assam

  • Bihu
  • Ambubachi festival
  • Majuli festival
  • Dehing Patkai
  • Tea festival
  • Raas Lila in Majuli
  • Baishagu festival
Date Day Holiday
Friday 14 January Magh Bihu
Saturday 15 January Tusu Puja
Sunday 23 January Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Birthday
Tuesday 25 January Gwther Bathou San
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day
Monday 31 January Me-Dam-Me-Phi
Wednesday 16 February Bir Chilaray Divas
Friday 18 March Dol Jatra
Saturday 19 March Holi
Thursday 14 April Bohag Bihu Holiday
Friday 15 April Bohag Bihu & Good Friday
Saturday 16 April Bohag Bihu
Thursday 21 April Sati Sadhani Diwas
Sunday 1 May May Day
Tuesday 3 May Eid-Ul-Fitr
Monday 16 May Buddha Purnima
Tuesday 17 May Janmotsav of Sri Sri Madhabdeva
Sunday 10 July Bakri Eid
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Friday 19 August Janmastomi
Monday 29 August Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva
Tuesday 6 September Karam Puja
Wednesday 14 September Tithi of Sri Sri Madhabdeva
Sunday 02 October Gandhi Jayanti & Durga Puja (Saptami)
Monday 03 October Durga Puja (Ashtami)
Tuesday 04 October Durga Puja (Navmi)
Wednesday 05 October Bijoya Dashomi & Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardeva
Tuesday 18 October Kati Bihu
Monday 24 October Diwali & Kali Puja
Thursday 27 October Bhatri Dwitiya
Sunday 30 October Chhat Puja
Tuesday 8 November Guru Nanak Jayanti
Thursday 24 November Lachit Divas
Friday 02 December Asom Divas
Sunday 25 December Christmas

Gujarat Holiday List 2022

Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India between Rajasthan and Maharashtra. It is the fifth largest state by area in India. It is the land of Lord Krishna and Dwarka. In modern times it is one of the most developed states of India.  

Popular festivals in Gujarat

  • Navratri
  • Rann Utsav
  • Shamlaji Melo
  • Janmashtami
  • Uttarayan
Day Date Holiday
Friday 14 January Makar Sankranti
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day
Tuesday 01 March Maha Shivaratri
Saturday 19 March Holi
Saturday 02 April Cheti Chand
Sunday 10 April Ram Navami
Wednesday 13 April Ugadi
Thursday 14 April Mahavir Jayanti & Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Monday 02 May Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti
Tuesday 03 May Eid-Ul-Fitr
Sunday 10 July Bakrid / Eid al Adha
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Friday 12 August Raksha Bandhan
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Tuesday 16 August Parsi New Year
Friday 19 August Janmashtami
Wednesday 31 August Ganesh Chaturthi
Sunday 02 October Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday 05 October Vijaya Dashami
Sunday 09 October Eid-E-Milad
Tuesday 25 October Diwali
Tuesday 25 October Vikram Samvat New Year
Thursday 27 October Bhai Dooj
Monday 31 October Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti
Tuesday 08 November Guru Nanak Jayanti
Sunday 25 December Christmas

Delhi Holiday List 2022

India’s capital city is a massive metropolitan area in North India. Delhi is home to 18 billionaires and the second wealthiest city in India. It has great historical significance in the country’s freedom struggle and the commercial hub is also a great holiday destination to visit historical monuments in India. 

Top Festivals of Delhi

  • Republic Day
  • Maha Shivratri
  • Holi
  • Mahavir Jayanti
  • Independence Day
  • Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Day Date Holiday
Wednesday 26 January Republic Day
Tuesday 01 March Maha Shivratri
Friday 18 March Holi
Thursday 14 April Mahavir Jayanti
Friday 15 April Good Friday
Tuesday 03 May Eid-ul-Fitr
Monday 16 May Buddha Purnima
Sunday 10 July Bakrid/Eid-al-Adha
Tuesday 09 August Muharram
Monday 15 August Independence Day
Friday 19 August Janmashtami
Sunday 02 October Gandhi Jayanti
Wednesday 05 October Dussehra/ Vijaya Dashami
Sunday 09 October Eid-e-Milad
Monday 24 October Diwali
Tueday 08 November Guru Nanak Jayanti
Sunday 25 December Christmas

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the legal holidays in India?

India has three national holidays. The country celebrates Republic Day on 26 January, Independence Day on 15 August and Gandhi Jayanti on 02 October every year.

Is public holiday considered a working day?

Public holidays are paid provided that the employee does not absent oneself from work on the working day immediately before or after a holiday without the employer’s consent or without reasonable excuse.

What happens if a public holiday falls on your day off?

If a public holiday falls during a period when an employee is taking a planned time off without pay, then they would not normally receive any payment for that day.

Can an employer force an employee to work on a public holiday?

An employer may not require an employee to work on a public holiday except under an agreement.