Indian Holiday List 2020

Indian Holiday List 2020

A very happy new year to all and sundry! So, another year passed, and we finally have entered a new decade gracefully. May this year bring lots of happiness and love to you and your family. We thought you might be busy partying and planning new year trips, so we made a list of holidays 2020 just for you! Let’s be honest, low key we all check the list of holidays as the year starts so that we can plan our up coming days accordingly.

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In our country we have two types of government holidays: –

  1. Gazetted holidays
  2. Restricted holidays
  3. Apart from this we have three national holidays:
  4. Republic day – 26th January
  5. Independence Day – 15th August
  6. Gandhi Jayanti – 2nd October

Check the holiday list below:


DATEDAYNAMEHOLIDAY TYPE
01-Jan
Wednesday
New Year’s Eve

Restricted Holiday
02-Jan
Thursday
Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
Restricted Holiday
14-Jan
Tuesday
Lohri
Restricted Holiday
15-Jan
Wednesday
Pongal
Restricted Holiday
15-Jan
Wednesday
Makar Sankranti
Restricted Holiday
25-Jan
Saturday
Chinese New Year
Observance
26-Jan
SundayRepublic day

Gazetted Holiday
29-Jan
Wednesday
Vasant Panchami
Restricted Holiday
09-Feb
SundayGuru Ravidas Jayanti
Restricted Holiday

14-Feb
FridayValentine’s day
Observance
19-Feb
Tuesday
Shivaji Jayanti
Restricted Holiday
21-Feb
Wednesday
Maha Shivaratri
Gazetted Holiday
09-Mar
MondayHolika Dahana
Restricted Holiday
09-MarMondayHazrat Ali’s Birthday
Restricted Holiday
10-MarTuesdayHoliGazetted Holiday
25-Mar
Wednesday
Chaitra Sukhlandi
Restricted Holiday
02-Apr
Thursday
Ram Navami
Gazetted Holiday
06-Apr
MondayMahavir Jayanti
Gazetted Holiday
10-Apr
Thursday
Good Friday
Gazetted Holiday

12-Apr
SundayEaster day
Restricted Holiday
13-AprMondayVaisakhi
Restricted Holiday
14-AprTuesdayMesadi
Restricted Holiday
14-AprTuesadyAmbedkar Jayanti
Observance
1-MayFridayMay DayObservance
07-May
Thursday
Buddha Purnima
Gazetted Holiday
07-MayThursdayRabindranath’s Birthday
Restricted Holiday
10-May
SundayMother’s Day
Observance
22-May
FridayJamat Ul-Vida
Restricted Holiday
25-May
SundayRamadan/Idul Fitar
Gazetted Holiday

21-Jun
SundayFather’s Day
Observance
23rd June
TuesdayRath Yatra
Restricted Holiday
05-Jul
SundayGuru Purnima
Observance
31-Jul
FridayBakr Id/ Eid ul Adha
Restricted Holiday
02-Aug
SundayFriendship day
Observance
03-Aug
MondayRaksha Bandhan
Restricted Holiday
11-AugTuesday
Janmashtami(Smarta)
Restricted Holiday
12-AugWednesday
Janmashtami
Restricted Holiday
15-AugSaturdayIndependence Day
Gazetted Holiday
16-AugSundayParsi New Year
Restricted Holiday


22-AugSaturdayGanesh Chaturthi
Restricted Holiday
29-AugSaturdayMuharram
Restricted Holiday
31-AugMondayOnamRestricted Holiday
02-OctFridayGandhi Jayanti
Gazetted Holiday
22-OctThursdayMaha Saptami
Restricted Holiday
23-OctFridayMaha Ashtami
Restricted Holiday
24-OctSaturdayMaha Navami
Restricted Holiday
25-OctSundayDussehra
Restricted Holiday
29-OctThursdayMilad Un- Nabi
Restricted Holiday
31-OctSaturdayMaharishi Valmiki Jayanti
Restricted Holiday


04-NovWednesdayKarva Chauth
Restricted Holiday
14-NovSaturdayNaraka Chaturdasi
Restricted Holiday
14-NovSaturdayDeepawaliGazetted Holiday
15-NovSundayGovardhan Puja
Restricted Holiday
16-NovMondayBhai Duj
Restricted Holiday
20-NovFridayChhath Puja
Restricted Holiday
24-NovTuesdayGuru Tegh Bahadur
Restricted Holiday
30-NovMondayGuru Nanak Jayanti
Restricted Holiday
25-DecFridayChristmas Eve
Restricted Holiday
31-DecFridayNew Year’s Eve
Restricted Holiday

So, now that you have a detailed list of all the holidays you can plan trips around the year and do a lot more. You see things get a lot more easier when you have it planned before hand, btw you can thank us later. Keep coming back to us for more interesting content and send us more suggestions. On what you would like to read in this coming year. The last year went really well, and we want to level up with more interesting blogs this year.

Till then…happy buying!

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