Public Holidays in India 2017 | Jan to Dec Government (Office) Holidays

Public Holidays in India 2017 | Jan to Dec Government (Office) Holidays

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Public Holidays in India

Public Holidays in IndiaPublic holiday are the right of each and every citizen whether it is Indian or of any other country.  So in this page we are providing Public Holidays in India 2017 list which will help you in making your holiday planning easy. It is a part of the National Employment Standards (NES) which is our right. Everyone need holidays, as holidays are the best days to be spend time with your family and loved ones. In India we have three national holidays which are Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi Birthday. All these days including January to December 2017 festival dates are provided for your convenience in this page. Along with these restricted, religious and bank holidays list is also given below. Give it a look.

Public Holidays in India

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India List of National and regional Public holidays of India in 2017
Day Date Holiday City/State


Sunday01New Years DayArunachal pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Miizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu only
Thursday05Guru Gobind Singh JayantiHaryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Birthday of the tenth and final Sikh prophet-teacher
Thursday12Birthday of Swami VivekanandaWest Bengal only.
Friday13BhogiAndhra Pradesh Only
Saturday14PongalAlso known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Monday16Uzhavar TirunalPuducherry, Tamil Nadu only
Monday23Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose JayantiAssam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal. Birthday of a prominent leader in the Indian freedom movement
Tuesday24Sir Chhotu Ram JayantiHaryana only
Wednesday25Statehood DayHimachal Pradesh only
Thursday26Republic DayCommemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Saturday28LosarSikkim only. Tibetan New Year
Tuesday31Me-dam-me-phiAssam. Ancestor festival
Wednesday01Vasant PanchamiHaryana, Odisha,Tripura, West Bengal only
Friday10Guru Ravidas BirthdayHaryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only
Sunday19Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj JayantiMaharashtra only
Tuesday21Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiHaryana only
Friday24Maha ShivratriCelebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Sunday12DoljatraHoli Dahan. Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal only.
Thursday23Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & SukhdevHaryana only
Tuesday28UgadiTelugu and Kannada New Year. Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only.
Saturday01Odisha DayOdisha only. Utkal Divas
SaturdayBank HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
Tuesday04Ram NavamiCelebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya
Wednesday05Babu Jagjivan Ram BirthdayAndhra Pradesh, Telangana only
Sunday09Mahavir JayantiThe most important religious holiday in Jainism
Tuesday11Hazrat Alis BirthdayUttar Pradesh only.
Thursday13VaisakhiHaryana only
Friday14Dr Ambedkar JayantiBirthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
FridayGood FridayFriday before Easter Sunday
FridayTamil New YearPuthandu. Tamil Nadu only
FridayVishuKerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
FridayBohag BihuAssamese New Year
Saturday15Bengali New YearTripura, West Bengal only
SaturdayHimachal DayHimachal Pradesh only. The province of Himachal Pradesh was created on 15 April 1948
SaturdayBohag Bihu HolidayAssam only
Sunday16Bohag Bihu HolidayAssam only
Friday28Parashurama JayantiHaryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh only
Monday1Maharashtra DayMaharashtra only. Commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra on 1 May 1960
MondayMay DayAssam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Tuesday9Birthday of Rabindra Nath TagoreTripura, West Bengal. A Bengali polymath who reshaped literature and music.
Wednesday10Buddha PurnimaBirth of Buddha
Tuesday16State DaySikkim only
Sunday28Maharana Pratap JayantiHaryana, Himachal Pradesh only
Friday9Sant Guru Kabir JayantiGazetted holiday in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Thursday15Raja SankrantiOdisha only
Friday16Guru Arjun Dev Martyrdom dayPunjab Only
Friday23Jumat-ul-WidaLast Friday of Ramadam
Sunday25Ratha YatraOdisha
Monday26Idul FitrAll states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Sunday23Karkkadaka VavuKerala
Monday7Raksha BandhanGujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh only.
Tuesday15Independence Day
Tuesday15JanmashtamiRestricted Holiday. Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Thursday17Parsi New YearJamshed Navroz. Mumbai Only
Thursday24TeejHaryana only
Friday25Ganesh ChaturthiVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday26NuakhaiOdisha only. Harvest Festival. Day after Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday2Idul JuhaBakrid. Except Tamil Nadu, Sikkim.
Monday4First OnamKerala only. Harvest Festival
Tuesday5ThiruvonamKerala only. Harvest Festival
Tuesday19MahalayaKarnataka, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Thursday21MuharramObserved mainly by the Shia Muslim community
Thursday21Maharaja Agrasen JayanatiHaryana only
Thursday21Sree Narayana Guru SamadhiKerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Saturday23Haryana’s Heroes’ Martyrdom DayHaryana only
Wednesday27Saptami of DurgapujaOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only
Thursday28Durga PujaMahastami. Odisha, Sikkim only
Thursday28Ayudha PujaKarnataka only
Friday29MahanavamiKerala, Odisha only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Saturday30DussehraVijaya Dashami
Saturday30Vijaya DashamiKerala, Odisha, Sikkim only. Dussehra
Sunday1Muharram (10th Day)Day of Ashurah
Monday2Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayGandhi Jayanti
Thursday5Maharishi Valmiki BirthdayDelhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab.
ThursdayLakshmi PujaOdisha, Tripura, West Bengal only.
Wednesday18Kali PujaWest Bengal only. Festival dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali
WednesdayDeewaliDeepawali. Except West Bengal.
WednesdayKati BihuAssam only
Friday20Vishavkarma dayHaryana only
Wednesday1Haryana DayHaryana only.
WednesdayKannada RajyothsavaBangalore Only. Karnataka Formation Day
Saturday4Guru Nanak BirthdayThe Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
SaturdayRasa PurnimaOdisha only
Sunday3Feast of St Francis XavierGoa only.
Tuesday19Goa Liberation DayGoa only
Monday25Christmas DayObserved in all states
Monday25Guru Gobind Singh JayantiHaryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab only. Second time in 2017
Tuesday26Shaheed Udham Singh’s BirthdayHaryana, Punjab only


Full list of Public Holidays in India 2017 is listed above from January to December. All the Government holidays, Religious and Bank holidays are given. Go through it.

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