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Indian Holiday List 2023

Indian Holiday List 2023

We all have searched the words ‘Is today a holiday?’ with one sleepy eye while breath hangs on to the hope of a holiday, but sadly we’ve been disappointed countless times. We have rallied all the holidays into a curated list to save one from disappointment. This list covers the festive holidays enthusiastically celebrated in India’s diverse culture and all the national holidays in India.

With this list of holidays, 2023 says goodbye to the questions - ‘is tomorrow a holiday?’ or ‘is today a holiday in India?’ Scroll down to plan a day of rest with the 2023 holiday calendar.

Public Holidays 2023

Public holidays are the national holidays in India recognised by most businesses and institutions, resulting in a declared holiday on that particular date or day. The list of gazetted holidays in 2023 are as follows:


Public Holidays In January 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Sunday January 1, 2023 New Year's Day Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Monday January 2, 2023 New Year Holiday Mizoram
Thursday January 5, 2023 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Chandigarh and Haryana
Wednesday 11 January 2023 Missionary Day Mizoram
Thursday January 12, 2023 Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal
Saturday January 14, 2023 Boghi Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra
Saturday January 14, 2023 Makara Sankranti Gujarat, Karnataka, Sikkim, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Saturday January 14, 2023 Magh Bihu Assam
Saturday January 14, 2023 Pongal Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
Sunday January 15, 2023 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu
Monday January 16, 2023 Mattu Pongal Tamil Nadu
Monday January 16, 2023 Uzhavar Thirunal Puducherry and Tamil Nadu
Tuesday January 17, 2023 Kaanum Pongal Tamil Nadu
Sunday January 22, 2023 Sonam Losar Sikkim
Monday January 23, 2023 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Wednesday 25 January 2023 State Day Himachal Pradesh
Thursday January 26, 2023 Republic Day National
Thursday January 26, 2023 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura and West Bengal
Tuesday January 31, 2023 Me-Dum-Me-Phi Assam

Public Holidays In February 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Sunday February 5, 2023 Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
Sunday February 5, 2023 Guru Ravidas Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab
Wednesday February 15, 2023 Lui-Ngai-Ni Manipur
Saturday February 18, 2023 Maha Shivaratri National except in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal
Sunday February 19, 2023 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra
Monday February 20, 2023 State Day Arunachal Pradesh andMizoram
Tuesday February 21, 2023 Losar Sikkim

Public Holidays In March 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Sunday March 5, 2023 Panchayatiraj Divas Odisha
Tuesday March 7 , 2023 Holi Delhi
Wednesday March 8, 2023 Doljatra West Bengal
Wednesday March 8 , 2023 Holi National except Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal
Wednesday 22 March 2023 Bihar Day Bihar
Wednesday 22 March 2023 Telugu New Year Tamil Nadu
Wednesday 22 March 2023 Gudi Padwa Daman and Diu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra
Wednesday March 22, 2023 Ugadi Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Telangana
Thursday March 23, 2023 S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day Haryana
Thursday March 23, 2023 S. Bhagat Singh Ji Jayanti Punjab
Friday March 24, 2023 Sarhul Jharkhand
Thursday March 30, 2023 Ram Navami Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

Public Holidays In April 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Saturday April 1, 2023 Odisha Day Odisha
Tuesday April 4, 2023 Mahavir Jayanti Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Daman and Diu, Delhi, DN, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh 
Wednesday April 5, 2023 Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Friday April 7, 2023 Good Friday National except Haryana and Jharkhand
Saturday April 8, 2023 Easter Saturday Nagaland
Sunday April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday Kerala and Nagaland
Friday April 14, 2023 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam
Friday April 14, 2023 Vaisakh Jharkhand and Punjab
Friday April 14, 2023 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti National except Andaman and Nicobar Islands, AR, Assam, Chattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry and Tripura
Friday April 14, 2023 Tamil New Year Tamil Nadu
Friday April 14, 2023 Maha Vishuba Sankranti Odisha
Friday April 14, 2023 Bohag Bihu Arunachal Pradesh and Assam
Thursday April 14, 2023 Cheiraoba Manipur
Saturday April 15, 2023 Vishu Kerala
Saturday April 15, 2023 Bengali New Year Tripura and West Bengal
Saturday April 15, 2023 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh
Tuesday April 18, 2023 Shab-i-Qadr Jharkhand
Friday April 21, 2023 Garia Puja Tripura
Friday April 21, 2023 Jumat-ul-Wida Jharkhand
Saturday April 22, 2023 Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
Saturday April 22, 2023 Eid-ul-Fitr National
Sunday April 23, 2023 Basava Jayanti Karnataka
Sunday April 23, 2023 Idul Fitr Holiday Telangana

Public Holidays In May 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Monday May 1, 2023 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
Monday May 1, 2023 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Puducherry, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal
Friday May 5, 2023 Buddha Purnima Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
Tuesday May 9, 2023 Guru Rabindranath Jayanti Tripura and West Bengal
Tuesday May 16, 2023 State Day Sikkim
Monday May 22, 2023 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan
Tuesday May 23, 2023 Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom Day Punjab
Wednesday May 24, 2023 Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti Tripura

Public Holidays In June 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Friday June 2, 2023 Telangana Formation Day Telangana
Sunday June 4, 2023 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab
Wednesday June 14, 2023 Pahili Raja Odisha
Thursday June 15, 2023 Raja Sankranti Odisha
Thursday June 15, 2023 YMA Day Mizoram
Tuesday June 20, 2023 Ratha Yathra Odisha
Friday June 30, 2023 Remna Ni Mizoram
Thursday June 29, 2023 Bakrid / Eid al Adha National except Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Puducherry and Sikkim
Friday June 30, 2023 Bakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday Jharkhand

Public Holidays In July 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Wednesday July 5, 2023 Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Jharkhand
Thursday, July 6, 2023, MHIP Day Mizoram
Thursday July 13, 2023 Martyrs' Day Jharkhand
Thursday, July 13, 2023, Bhanu Jayanti Sikkim
Monday, July 17, 2023, U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
Thursday, July 13, 2023, Bonalu Telangana
Wednesday, July 26, 2023, Kharchi Puja Tripura
Saturday, July 29, 2023, Muharram National except for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Punjab, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and West Bengal
Monday, July 31, 2023, Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day Haryana

Public Holidays In August 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Tuesday, August 8, 2023, Tendong Lho Rum Faat Sikkim. 
Sunday, August 13, 2023; Patriots Day Manipur
Tuesday, August 15, 2023, Independence Day National
Wednesday, August 16, 2023, De Jure Transfer Day Puducherry
Wednesday, August 16, 2023, Parsi New Year Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarat and Maharashtra
Sunday, August 17, 2023, Hartalika Teej Chandigarh and Sikkim
Saturday, August 19, 2023, Hariyali Teej Haryana
Monday, August 28, 2023, First Onam Kerala
Tuesday, August 29, 2023, Thiruvonam Kerala
Thursday, August 31, 2023, Raksha Bandhan Chandigarh, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday, August 31, 2023, Jhulan Purnima Odisha

Public Holidays In September 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Thursday September 7, 2023 Janmashtami National except Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Puducherry and West Bengal
Tuesday September 19, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Wednesday September 20, 2023 Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Goa
Wednesday September 20, 2023 Nuakhai Odisha
Thursday September 21, 2023 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala
Saturday September 23, 2023 Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana
Monday September 25, 2023 Teja Dashmi Rajasthan
Monday September 25, 2023 Ramdev Jayanti Rajasthan
Thursday September 28, 2023 Indra Jatra Sikkim
Friday September 29, 2023 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Kerala
Thursday September 28, 2023 Eid e Milad National except Andaman and Nicobar Islands, AR, Assam, Bihar, CH, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Punjab, SK and West Bengal
Friday September 29, 2023 Friday Following Eid e Milad Jharkhand

Public Holidays In October 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Sunday October 2, 2023 Gandhi Jayanti National
Saturday October 14, 2023 Mahalaya Amavasye Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Saturday October 14, 2023 First Day of Bathukamma Telangana
Sunday October 15, 2023 Ghatasthapana Rajasthan
Sunday October 15, 2023 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Haryana
Saturday October 21, 2023 Maha Saptami Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal
Sunday October 22, 2023 Maha Ashtami Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura and West Bengal
Monday October 23, 2023 Maha Navami Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, SK, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
Tuessday October 24, 2023 Vijaya Dashami National except DN, Manipur and Puducherry
Saturday October 28, 2023 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Saturday October 28, 2023 Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti CH, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab
Tuesday October 31, 2023 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Gujarat

Public Holidays In November 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Wednesday November 1, 2023 Kut Manipur
Wednesday November 1, 2023 Puducherry Liberation Day Puducherry
Wednesday November 1 , 2023 Haryana Day Haryana
Wednesday November 1, 2023 Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
Saturday November 4, 2023 Lhabab Duchen Sikkim
Sunday November 12, 2023 Diwali Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Sunday November 12, 2023 Diwali National except Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana
Monday November 13, 2023 Deepavali Holiday Daman and Diu, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Monday November 13, 2023 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat
Wednesday November 15, 2023 Bhai Dooj Gujarat, Rajasthan, SK, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Sunday November 19, 2023 Chhath Puja Bihar, Chandigarh and Jharkhand
Monday November 20, 2023 Chhath Puja Holiday Bihar
Wednesday November 23, 2023 Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
Monday November 27, 2023 Karthika Purnima Odisha and Telangana
Monday November 27, 2023 Guru Nanak Jayanti National except Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, DN, Daman and Diu, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Odisha, Puducherry, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu and Tripura
Monday November 28, 2023 Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day Punjab
Thursday November 30, 2023 Kanakadasa Jayanti Karnataka

Public Holidays In December 2023

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Friday December 1, 2023 Indigenous Faith Day Arunachal Pradesh
Sunday, December 3, 2023, Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa
Tuesday, December 5, 2023, Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Jharkhand
Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma Meghalaya
Monday, December 18, 2023, Death Anniversary of U Soso Tham Meghalaya
Monday, December 18, 2023, Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Chandigarh
Tuesday, December 19, 2023, Liberation Day Daman and Diu and Goa
Sunday, December 24, 2023, Christmas Holiday Meghalaya and Mizoram
Monday, December 25, 2023, Christmas Day National
Monday, December 26, 2023, Christmas Holiday Meghalaya, Mizoram and Telangana
Tuesday, December 26, 2023, Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti Haryana
Saturday, December 30, 2023, U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya
Saturday, December 30,  2023, Tamu Losar Sikkim
Sunday, December 31, 2023, New Year's Eve Manipur

List of Hindu Holidays 2023

Hindu festivals are utsavas that are celebrated by the Hindu community. Below is the calendar for 2023 with holidays associated with Hindu festivals.

Date Day Holiday
January 14, 2023, Saturday Boghi
January 15, 2023, Sunday Makarsankranti / Boghi
January 15, 2023, Sunday Surya Pongal
January 17, 2023, Tuesday Mattu Pongal
January 17, 2023, Tuesday Kaanum Pongal
January 26, 2023, Saturday Vasant Panchami
February 5, 2023, Thursday Thaipusam
February 18, 2023, Saturday Maha Shivaratri
March 07, 2023, Tuesday Holika Dahan
March 08, 2023, Friday Holi
March 22, 2023, Wednesday Hindi New Year
March 22, 2023, Wednesday Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Telugu New Year
March 30, 2023, Thursday Ramanavami
April 06, 2023, Thursday Hanuman Jayanti
April 14, 2023, Friday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi / Vishu
April 14, 2023, Friday Tamil New Year
April 15, 2023, Saturday Bengali New Year / Bihu
April 22, 2023, Saturday Akshaya Tritiya
May 19, 2023, Friday Savitri Pooja
July 03, 2023, Monday Guru Purnima
July 20, 2023, Tuesday Puri Rath Yatra
August 21, 2023, Monday Nag Panchami
August 25, 2023, Friday Varalakshmi Vrat
August 29, 2023, Tuessday Onam
August 30, 2023, Wednesday Raksha Bandhan
September 06, 2023, Wednesday Krishna Janmashtami
September 17, 2023, Sunday Vishwakarma Puja
September 19, 2023, Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi
October 13, 2023, Friday Mahalaya Amavasya
October 15, 2023, Sunday Navaratri begins
October 23, 2023, Monday Navaratri ends / Maha Navami
October 24, 2023, Tuesday Dusshera
October 28, 2023, Saturday Sharad Purnima
November 01, 2023, Wednesday Karwa Chauth
November 10, 2023, Friday Dhan Teras
November 12, 2023, Sunday Diwali
November 14, 2023, Tuesday Bhai Dooj
November 19, 2023, Sunday Chhath Puja
November 27, 2023, Monday Kartik Poornima
December 16, 2023, Saturday Geeta Jayanti
December 16, 2023, Friday Dhanu Sankranti

List of Indian Islamic Holidays in 2023 

Islam is an Abrahamic monotheistic faith that is primarily centred on the Quran, which Muslims believe to be the actual words of God as they were revealed to Muhammad, the significant and last prophet of Islam. The below table pertains to the holidays provided for the festivals celebrated by the Islamic community of India. The list mentions the day, date and holidays.

Date Day Holiday
February 18, 2023, Saturday Lailat al Miraj
March 19, 2023, Sanda Lailat al Bara'ah
March 23, 2023, Thursday Ramadan (Start of Ramadan)
April 18, 2023, Tuesday Laylat al Qadr
April 22, 2023, Saturday Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
July 19, 2023, Wednesday Hijra - Islamic New Year
July 22, 2023, Wednesday Waqf al Arafa - Hajj
July 29, 2023, Thursday Eid-al-Adha
July 28, 2023, Friday Day of Ashura / Muharram
October 09, 2023, Monday Milad un Nabi

List of Sikh Holidays in India 2023

Sikhi, the name for the Sikh faith in Punjabi, is a relatively new practice that originated in the Punjab region of South Asia more than 500 years ago. The festivals enjoyed by the Sikh community are summed up in the following list as the Sikh holidays in India in 2023. 


Date Day Holiday
January 05, 2023, Thursday Guru Gobind Singh Birthday
January 13, 2023, Friday Maghi - Lohri
February 3, 2023, February Guru Har Rai Birthday
March 07, 2023, Tuesday Holi
March 08, 2023, Wednesday Hola Mohalla
April 14, 2023, Friday Vaisakhi
April 18, 2023, Tuesday Birthday of Guru Angad Dev
June 16, 2023, Friday Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib
October 20, 2023, Friday Birth of the Guru Granth
November 09, 2023, Thursday Diwali
November 24, 2023, Friday Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib
November 27, 2023, Monday Guru Nanak Birthday

List of Christian Holidays in India 2023

A monotheistic religion founded on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, Christianity is an Abrahamic religion. With roughly 2.8 billion inhabitants or one-third of the world's population, it is the largest religion in the world. The following list consists of the famous festivals of the Christian community in India for 2023. 

Date Day Holiday
January 06, 2023, Friday Epiphany
January 08, 2023, Sunday The Baptism of Jesus
February 02, 2023, Thursday Candlemas
February 14, 2023, Tuesday St. Valentine's Day
February 22, 2023, Wednesday Ash Wednesday,
March 17, 2023, Friday St. Patrick's Day
March 19, 2023, Sunday St. Joseph's Day
April 02, 2023, Sunday Palm Sunday,
April 06, 2023, Thursday Maundy (Holy) Thursday,
April 07, 2023, Friday Good Friday,
April 09, 2023, Sunday Easter
April 10, 2023, Monday Easter Monday,
April 23, 2023, Sunday St. George's Day
May 18, 2023, Thursday Ascension of Jesus
May 28, 2023, Sunday Pentecost
June 04, 2023, Sunday Trinity Sunday,
June 08, 2023, Thursday Corpus Christi
June 29, 2023, Thursday Saints Peter and Paul
July 15, 2023, Saturday Saint Vladimir
July 25, 2023, Tuesday St. James the Great Day
August 01, 2023, Tuesday Lammas
August 15, 2023, Tuesday The Assumption of Mary
September 14, 2023, Thursday Holy Cross Day
September 29, 2023, Friday Michael and All Angels
October 31, 2023, Tuesday All Hallows Eve
November 01, 2023, Wednesday All Saints' Day
November 02, 2023, Thursday All Souls' Day
November 26, 2023, Sunday Christ the King
November 23, 2023, Thursday Thanksgiving (USA)
December 03, 2023, Sunday Advent - first Sunday,
November 30, 2023, Thursday St. Andrew's Day
December 06, 2023, Wednesday St. Nicholas Day
December 24, 2023, Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25, 2023, Monday Christmas
December 28, 2023, Thursday Holy Innocents
December 31, 2023, Sunday Watch Night

List of Buddhist Holidays in 2023 in India

Buddhism developed by Gautam Buddha’s teachings in India was made state religion by Ashoka. The religion that educates a sole to liberate itself from all suffering celebrates the following festivals. The day and date of the Buddhist festivals have also been mentioned below.  

Date Day Holiday
January 07, 2023, Saturday Mahayana New Year
January 22, 2023, Sunday Chinese New Year
February 15, 2023, Wednesday Nirvana Day
March 06, 2023, Monday Magha Puja Day
April 06, 2023, Thursday Theravada New Year
May 19, 2023, Friday Vesak - Buddha Day
July 03, 2023, Monday Asala - Dharma Day
August 13, 2023, Sunday Obon
December 08, 2023, Friday Bodhi Day

List of Jain Holidays in 2023 in India 

According to Jainism, the best way to achieve enlightenment is by nonviolence and minimising harm to all living creatures, including plants and animals. This religion teaches life with logic and has the following holidays. 

Jain Holidays 2023

Date  Day Festival & Fast
Jan 04, 2023 Wednesday Rohini Vrat
Jan 20, 2023 Friday Meru Trayodashi
Jan 31, 2023 Tuesday Rohini Vrat
Feb 26, 2023 Sunday Beginning of Falgun Ashtahnika Vidhan
February 27, 2023 Monday Rohini Vrat
Mar 06, 2023 Monday Falgun Chaumasi Chaudas
Mar 07, 2023 Tuesday Falgun Ashtahnika Vidhan Complete
Mar 15, 2023 Wednesday Beginning Of The Rainy Season
Mar 27, 2023 Monday Rohini Vrat
Mar 28, 2023 Tuesday Beginning Of Chaitra Navpad Oli
Apr 04, 2023 Tuesday Mahavir Swami Jayanti
Apr 06, 2023 Thursday Completion Of Chaitra Navpad Oli
Apr 22, 2023 Saturday Rainy Season
Apr 23, 2023 Sunday Rohini Vrat
Apr 30, 2023 Sunday Mahavir Swami Kaivalya Gyan
May 21, 2023 Sunday Rohini Vrat
Jun 17, 2023 Saturday Rohini Vrat
Jun 25, 2023 Sunday Starting Of Ashadha Ashtihrika Vidhan
July 2, 2023 Sunday Ashadh Chaumasi Chaudas
July 3, 2023 Monday Completion Of Ashadh Ashtahnika Vidhan
July 14, 2023 Friday Rohini Vrat
August 10, 2023 Thursday Rohini Vrat
September 7, 2023 Thursday Rohini Vrat
September 11, 2023 Monday Beginning Of Paryushan Festival
September 20, 2023 Wednesday Samvatsari Festival
October 4, 2023 Wednesday Rohini Vrat
October 21, 2023 Saturday Beginning Of Ashwin Navpad Oli
October 28, 2023 Saturday Completion Of Ashwin Navpad Oli
October 31, 2023 Tuesday Rohini Vrat
November 12, 2023 Sunday Lakshmi Puja
November 14, 2023 Tuesday Gujarati New Year
November 18, 2023 Saturday Labh Panchami
November 19, 2023 Sunday Beginning Of Kartik Ashtahnika Vidhan
November 26, 2023 Sunday Kartik Chaumasi Chaudas
Nov 27, 2023 Monday Completion Of Kartik Ashtahnika Vidhan
Nov 28, 2023 Tuesday Rohini Vrat
Dec 05, 2023 Monday Rohini Vrat


India is home to more than 300 languages and dialects and celebrates festivals irrespective of religion. Besides India having only three mandatory national holidays, the Indian calendar 2023 with holidays and festivals lists the holidays they may be available.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a restricted holiday?

Restricted holidays, also termed optional holidays present an employee with a choice to take a holiday on that particular day. These are discretionary holidays and are not mandatory holidays in the private sector.

Why are there lots of public holidays in West Bengal?

West Bengal is home to diverse cultures that celebrate each festival to its full extent, thus resulting in a lot of public holidays in the state. Durga Puja, the biggest festival of West Bengal, is a Hindu festival celebrated whole-heartedly.

What are the holidays in private companies in India?

Each private company has its own set of paid holidays. The private companies offer national holidays that are mandatory. A few common holidays in private companies are- Diwali, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Zuha, Christmas, New Year, Independence Day, Republic Day, and Gandhi Jayanti.

What are the national holidays in India?

The national holidays celebrated in India are- Independence Day on 15th August, Republic Day on 26th January, and Gandhi Jayanti, celebrated on October 2nd of every year.

Is New Year a public holiday in any state in India?

New Year, celebrated on January 1 of each year, marks the first day of the new year. It is not considered a national holiday. However, an individual may take a leave if they wish to.

Are public or government holidays the same across all states in India?

 The public or the government holidays might not be the same across all states in India. The State Government generally adopts the holiday pattern of the Union Government, but the extra holidays are observed based on the state’s culture, religion or ethnicity.