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The Indian Holiday List 2022

The Indian Holiday List 2022

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, 2022 says goodbye to the questions - ‘is tomorrow a holiday?’ or ‘is today a holiday in India?’ Scroll down to plan a day of rest and relaxation with the 2022 holiday calendar. 

Public Holidays 2022

Public holidays are the national holidays in India that are recognised by most businesses and institutions, resulting in a declared holiday on that particular date or day. The list of gazetted holidays in 2022 are as follows:

Day Date Holiday Name of the State
Saturday January 1, 2022 New Year's Day Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Sunday January 2, 2022 New Year Holiday Mizoram
Sunday January 9, 2022 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Chandigarh and Haryana
Tuesday 11 January 2022 Missionary Day Mizoram
Wednesday 12 January 2022 Swami Vivekananda Jayanti West Bengal
Thursday 13 January 2022 Boghi Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra
Friday 14 January 2022 Makara Sankranti Gujarat, Karnataka, Sikkim, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Friday 14 January 2022 Magh Bihu Assam
Saturday 15 January 2022 Surya Pongal Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
Saturday 15 January 2022 Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu
Sunday 16 January 2022 Mattu Pongal Tamil Nadu
Sunday 16 January 2022 Uzhavar Thirunal Puducherry and Tamil Nadu
Monday 17 January 2022 Kaanum Pongal Tamil Nadu
Sunday 23 January 2022 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Tuesday 25 January 2022 State Day Himachal Pradesh
Wednesday 26 January 2022 Republic Day National
Monday 31 January 2022 Me-Dum-Me-Phi Assam
Wednesday 2 February 2022 Sonam Losar Sikkim
Saturday 5 February 2022 Vasant Panchami Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura and West Bengal
Tuesday 15 February 2022 Lui-Ngai-Ni Manipur
Tuesday 15 February 2022 Hazrat Ali Jayanti Uttar Pradesh
Wednesday 16 February 2022 Guru Ravidas Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab
Saturday 19 February 2022 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Maharashtra
Sunday 20 February 2022 State Day Arunachal Pradesh andMizoram
Tuesday 1 March 2022 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
Thursday 3 March 2022 Losar Sikkim
Saturday 5 March 2022 Panchayatiraj Divas Odisha
Friday 18 March 2022 Holi Delhi
Friday 18 March 2022 Doljatra West Bengal
Saturday 19 March 2022 Holi National except Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal
Tuesday 22 March 2022 Bihar Day Bihar
Wednesday 23 March 2022 S. Bhagat Singh's Martyrdom Day Haryana
Friday 1 April 2022 Odisha Day Odisha
Saturday 2 April 2022 Telugu New Year Tamil Nadu
Saturday 2 April 2022 Gudi Padwa Daman and Diu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra
Monday 4 April 2022 Sarhul Jharkhand
Tuesday 5 April 2022 Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Sunday 10 April 2022 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
Wednesday 13 April 2022 Ugadi Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Telangana
Wednesday 13 April 2022 Bohag Bihu Holiday Assam
Thursday 14 April 2022 Mahavir Jayanti Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Daman and Diu, Delhi, DN, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh 
Thursday 14 April 2022 Vaisakh Jharkhand andPunjab
Thursday 14 April 2022 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
Thursday 14 April 2022 Tamil New Year Tamil Nadu
Thursday 14 April 2022 Vishu Kerala
Thursday 14 April 2022 Maha Vishuba Sankranti Odisha
Thursday 14 April 2022 Bohag Bihu Arunachal Pradesh and Assam
Thursday 14 April 2022 Cheiraoba Manipur
Friday 15 April 2022 Good Friday National except Haryana and Jharkhand
Friday 15 April 2022 Bengali New Year Tripura and West Bengal
Friday 15 April 2022 Himachal Day Himachal Pradesh
Saturday 16 April 2022 Easter Saturday Nagaland
Sunday 17 April 2022 Easter Sunday Kerala and Nagaland
Thursday 21 April 2022 Garia Puja Tripura
Friday 29 April 2022 Shab-i-Qadr Jharkhand
Friday 29 April 2022 Jumat-ul-Wida Jharkhand
Sunday 1 May 2022 Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
Sunday 1 May 2022 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Puducherry, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and West Bengal
Monday 2 May 2022 Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
Tuesday 3 May 2022 Eid-ul-Fitr National
Tuesday 3 May 2022 Basava Jayanti Karnataka
Wednesday 4 May 2022 Idul Fitr Holiday Telangana
Monday 9 May 2022 Guru Rabindranath Jayanti Tripura and West Bengal
Monday 16 May 2022 State Day Sikkim
Monday 16 May 2022 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 24 May 2022 Kazi Nazrul Islam Jayanti Tripura
Thursday 2 June 2022 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan
Thursday 2 June 2022 Telangana Formation Day Telangana
Friday 3 June 2022 Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji's Martyrdom Day Punjab
Tuesday 14 June 2022 Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab
Tuesday 14 June 2022 Pahili Raja Odisha
Wednesday 15 June 2022 Raja Sankranti Odisha
Wednesday 15 June 2022 YMA Day Mizoram
Wednesday 22 June 2022 Kharchi Puja Tripura
Thursday 30 June 2022 Remna Ni Mizoram
Friday 1 July 2022 Ratha Yathra Odisha
Tuesday 5 July 2022 Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday Jharkhand
Wednesday 6 July 2022 MHIP Day Mizoram
Sunday 10 July 2022 Bakrid / Eid al Adha National except Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Puducherry and Sikkim
Monday 11 July 2022 Bakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday Jharkhand
Wednesday 13 July 2022 Martyrs' Day Jharkhand
Wednesday 13 July 2022 Bhanu Jayanti Sikkim
Sunday 17 July 2022 U Tirot Sing Day Meghalaya
Sunday 24 July 2022 Bonalu Telangana
Sunday 31 July 2022 Hariyali Teej Haryana
Sunday 31 July 2022 Shaheed Udham Singh's Martyrdom Day Haryana
Monday 8 August 2022 Tendong Lho Rum Faat Sikkim
Tuesday 9 August 2022 Muharram National except Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Puducherry, Punjab, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and West Bengal
Friday 12 August 2022 Raksha Bandhan Chandigarh, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Friday 12 August 2022 Jhulan Purnima Odisha
Saturday 13 August 2022 Patriots Day Manipur
Monday 15 August 2022 Independence Day National
Tuesday 16 August 2022 De Jure Transfer Day Puducherry
Tuesday 16 August 2022 Parsi New Year Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarat and Maharashtra
Friday 19 August 2022 Janmashtami National except Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Puducherry and West Bengal
Sunday 28 August 2022 Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Punjab
Monday 29 August 2022 Hartalika Teej Chandigarh and Sikkim
Wednesday 31 August 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi Andhra Pradesh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Puducherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Thursday 1 September 2022 Nuakhai Odisha
Thursday 1 September 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday Goa
Tuesday 6 September 2022 Ramdev Jayanti Rajasthan
Tuesday 6 September 2022 Teja Dashmi Rajasthan
Wednesday 7 September 2022 First Onam Kerala
Thursday 8 September 2022 Thiruvonam Kerala
Friday 9 September 2022 Indra Jatra Sikkim
Saturday 10 September 2022 Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti Kerala
Wednesday 21 September 2022 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala
Friday 23 September 2022 Heroes' Martyrdom Day Haryana
Sunday 25 September 2022 Mahalaya Amavasye Karnataka, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Sunday 25 September 2022 First Day of Bathukamma Telangana
Monday 26 September 2022 Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti Haryana
Monday 26 September 2022 Ghatasthapana Rajasthan
Wednesday 28 September 2022 S. Bhagat Singh Ji Jayanti Punjab
Sunday 2 October 2022 Maha Saptami Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal
Sunday 2 October 2022 Gandhi Jayanti National
Monday 3 October 2022 Maha Ashtami Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Telangana, Tripura and West Bengal
Tuesday 4 October 2022 Maha Navami Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Odisha, Puducherry, SK, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal
Wednesday 5 October 2022 Vijaya Dashami National except DN, Manipur and Puducherry
Sunday 9 October 2022 Lakshmi Puja Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal
Sunday 9 October 2022 Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti CH, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab
Sunday 9 October 2022 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 14 October 2022 Friday Following Eid e Milad Jharkhand
Monday 24 October 2022 Diwali Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Tuesday 25 October 2022 Diwali National except Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana
Tuesday 25 October 2022 Vikram Samvat New Year Gujarat
Wednesday 26 October 2022 Deepavali Holiday Daman and Diu, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Thursday 27 October 2022 Bhai Dooj Gujarat, Rajasthan, SK, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
Sunday 30 October 2022 Chhath Puja Bihar, Chandigarh and Jharkhand
Monday 31 October 2022 Chhath Puja Holiday Bihar
Monday 31 October 2022 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti Gujarat
Tuesday 1 November 2022 Kut Manipur
Tuesday 1 November 2022 Puducherry Liberation Day Puducherry
Tuesday 1 November 2022 Haryana Day Haryana
Tuesday 1 November 2022 Kannada Rajyotsava Karnataka
Tuesday 8 November 2022 Karthika Purnima Odisha andTelangana
Tuesday 8 November 2022 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
Tuesday 15 November 2022 Lhabab Duchen Sikkim
Tuesday 22 November 2022 Kanakadasa Jayanti Karnataka
Wednesday 23 November 2022 Seng Kut Snem Meghalaya
Monday 28 November 2022 Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day Punjab
Thursday 1 December 2022 Indigenous Faith Day Arunachal Pradesh
Saturday 3 December 2022 Feast of St Francis Xavier Goa
Monday 5 December 2022 Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Jayanti Jharkhand
Monday 12 December 2022 Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma Meghalaya
Sunday 18 December 2022 Death Anniversary of U SoSo Tham Meghalaya
Sunday 18 December 2022 Guru Ghasidas Jayanti Chandigarh
Monday 19 December 2022 Liberation Day Daman and Diu and Goa
Saturday 24 December 2022 Christmas Holiday Meghalaya and Mizoram
Sunday 25 December 2022 Christmas Day National
Monday 26 December 2022 Shaheed Udham Singh Jayanti Haryana
Monday 26 December 2022 Christmas Holiday Meghalaya, Mizoram and Telangana
Thursday 29 December 2022 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Meghalaya and Haryana
Friday 30 December 2022 U Kiang Nangbah Meghalaya
Friday 30 December 2022 Tamu Losar Sikkim
Saturday 31 December 2022 New Year's Eve Manipur

List of Hindu Holidays 2022

Hindu festivals are utsavas that are celebrated by the Hindu community. Below is the calendar 2022 with holidays associated with Hindu festivals.

Date Day Holiday
January 13, 2022 Thursday Boghi
January 14, 2022 Friday Makarsankranti / Boghi
January 15, 2022 Saturday Surya Pongal
January 16, 2022 Sunday Mattu Pongal
January 17, 2022 Monday Kaanum Pongal
January 18, 2022 Tuesday Thaipusam
February 05, 2022 Saturday Vasant Panchami
March 01, 2022 Tuesday Maha Shivaratri
March 17, 2022 Thursday Holika Dahan
March 18, 2022 Friday Holi
March 22, 2022 Tuesday Hindi New Year
April 02, 2022 Saturday Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Telugu New Year
April 10, 2022 Sunday Hanuman Jayanti
April 10, 2022 Sunday Ramanavami
April 14, 2022 Thursday Vaisakhi / Baisakhi / Vishu
April 14, 2022 Thursday Tamil New Year
April 15, 2022 Friday Bengali New Year / Bihu
May 03, 2022 Tuesday Akshaya Tritiya
May 30, 2022 Monday Savitri Pooja
July 01, 2022 Friday Puri Rath Yatra
July 13, 2022 Wednesday Guru Purnima
August 02, 2022 Tuesday Nag Panchami
August 11, 2022 Thursday Raksha Bandhan
August 12, 2022 Friday Varalakshmi Vrat
August 18, 2022 Friday Krishna Janmashtami
August 31, 2022 Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi
September 08, 2022 Thursday Onam
September 17, 2022 Saturday Vishwakarma Puja
September 25, 2022 Sunday Mahalaya Amavasya
September 26, 2022 Monday Navaratri begins
October 04, 2022 Tuesday Navaratri ends / Maha Navami
October 05, 2022 Wednesday Dusshera
October 09, 2022 Sunday Sharad Purnima
October 13, 2022 Thursday Karwa Chauth
October 22, 2022 Saturday Dhan Teras
October 24, 2022 Monday Diwali
October 26, 2022 Wednesday Bhai Dooj
October 30, 2022 Sunday Chhath Puja
November 08, 2022 Tuesday Kartik Poornima
December 03, 2022 Saturday Geeta Jayanti
December 16, 2022 Friday Dhanu Sankranti

List of Indian Islamic Holidays in 2022 

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 major 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 the holidays.

Date Day Holiday
February 28, 2022 Monday Lailat al Miraj
March 18, 2022 Friday Lailat al Bara'ah
April 02, 2022 Saturday Ramadan (Start of Ramadan)
April 28, 2022 Thursday Laylat al Qadr
May 02, 2022 Monday Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
July 08, 2022 Friday Waqf al Arafa - Hajj
July 09, 2022 Saturday Eid-al-Adha
July 30, 2022 Saturday Hijra - Islamic New Year
August 08, 2022 Monday Day of Ashura / Muharram
October 08, 2022 Saturday Milad un Nabi

List of Sikh Holidays in India 2022

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 in the following list as the Sikh holidays in India in 2022. 


Date Day Holiday
January 09, 2022 Sunday Guru Gobind Singh Birthday
January 14, 2022 Friday Maghi - Lohri
January 31, 2022 Monday Guru Har Rai Birthday
March 18, 2022 Friday Holi
March 19, 2022 Saturday Hola Mohalla
April 14, 2022 Thursday Vaisakhi
April 18, 2022 Monday Birthday of Guru Angad Dev
June 03, 2022 Friday Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib
October 20, 2022 Thursday Birth of the Guru Granth
October 24, 2022 Monday Diwali
November 08, 2022 Tuesday Guru Nanak Birthday
November 24, 2022 Thursday Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

List of Christian Holidays in India 2022

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

Date Day Holiday
January 06, 2022 Thursday Epiphany
January 09, 2022 Sunday The Baptism of Jesus
February 02, 2022 Wednesday Candlemas
February 14, 2022 Monday St. Valentine's Day
March 02, 2022 Wednesday Ash Wednesday
March 17, 2022 Thursday St. Patrick's Day
March 19, 2022 Saturday St. Joseph's Day
April 10, 2022 Sunday Palm Sunday
April 14, 2022 Thursday Maundy (Holy) Thursday
April 15, 2022 Friday Good Friday
April 17, 2022 Sunday Easter
April 18, 2022 Monday Easter Monday
April 23, 2022 Saturday St. George's Day
May 26, 2022 Thursday Ascension of Jesus
June 05, 2022 Sunday Pentecost
June 12, 2022 Sunday Trinity Sunday
June 16, 2022 Thursday Corpus Christi
June 29, 2022 Wednesday Saints Peter and Paul
July 15, 2022 Friday Saint Vladimir
July 25, 2022 Monday St. James the Great Day
August 01, 2022 Monday Lammas
August 15, 2022 Monday The Assumption of Mary
September 14, 2022 Wednesday Holy Cross Day
September 29, 2022 Thursday Michael and All Angels
October 31, 2022 Monday All Hallows Eve
November 01, 2022 Tuesday All Saints' Day
November 02, 2022 Wednesday All Souls' Day
November 20, 2022 Sunday Christ the King
November 24, 2022 Thursday Thanksgiving (USA)
November 27, 2022 Sunday Advent - first Sunday
November 30, 2022 Wednesday St. Andrew's Day
December 06, 2022 Tuesday St. Nicholas Day
December 24, 2022 Saturday Christmas Eve
December 25, 2022 Sunday Christmas
December 28, 2022 Wednesday Holy Innocents
December 31, 2022 Saturday Watch Night

List of Buddhist Holidays in 2022 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 10, 2022 Monday Bodhi Day
January 18, 2022 Tuesday Mahayana New Year
February 01, 2022 Tuesday Chinese New Year
February 15, 2022 Tuesday Nirvana Day
February 16, 2022 Wednesday Magha Puja Day
April 16, 2022 Saturday Theravada New Year
May 16, 2022 Monday Vesak - Buddha Day
July 13, 2022 Wednesday Asala - Dharma Day
August 13, 2022 Saturday Obon

List of Jain Holidays in 2022 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 is a religion that teaches life with logic has the following holidays. 

Date Day Name of the Holiday
05 January 2022 Wednesday Yatindra Sureshwar Diwas, Tristuti
09 January 2022 Sunday Shri Rajendra Surishwar Diwas
14 January 2022 Friday Rohini Vrat
29 January 2022 Saturday Shitalnath Janma Tapa
30 January 2022 Sunday Meru Trayodashi, Adinath Nirvana Kalyanak
31 January 2022 Monday Rishabhdev Moksha
07 February 2022 Monday Maryada Mahotsava
10 February 2022 Thursday Rohini Vrat
15 February 2022 Tuesday Shri Jitendra Rath Yatra
09 March 2022 Wednesday Phalguna Ashtahnika Begins
10 March 2022 Thursday Rohini Vrat
17 March 2022 Thursday Phalguna Chaumasi Chaudas
18 March 2022 Friday Phalguna Ashtahnika Ends
25 March 2022 Friday Varshitapa Arambha
06 April 2022 Wednesday Dashlakshan Begins, Rohini Vrat
08 April 2022 Friday Chaitra Navapada Oli Begins
14 April 2022 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti
15 April 2022 Friday Dashlakshan Ends
16 April 2022 Saturday Chaitra Navapada Oli Ends
03 May 2022 Tuesday Rohini Vrat, Varshitapa Parana, Akshaya Tritiya
11 May 2022 Wednesday Shri Mahavira Swami Kevalagyan
31 May 2022 Tuesday Rohini Vrat
27 June 2022 Monday Rohini Vrat
6 July 2022 Wednesday Ashadha Ashtahnhika Begins
12 July 2022 Tuesday Ashadha Chaumasi Chaudas
13 July 2022 Wednesday Ashadha Ashtahnika Ends
24 July 2022 Sunday Rohini Vrat
04 August 2022 Thursday Parshvanath Moksha
20 August 2022 Saturday Rohini Vrat
24 August 2022 Wednesday Paryushana Parvarambha
28 August 2022 Sunday Kalpasutra Path, Samvatsari
29 August 2022 Monday Tailadhar Tapa
31 August 2022 Wednesday Dashlakshan Begins
01 September 2022 Thursday Samvatsari Parva
09 September 2022 Friday Dashlakshan Ends, Anant Chaturdashi
17 September 2022 Saturday Rohini Vrat
02 October Sunday Ashwina Navapada Oli Begins
09 October 2022 Sunday Ashwina Navapada Oli Ends
14 October 2022 Friday Rohini Vrat
24 October 2022 Monday Lakshmi Puja, Diwali
25 October 2022 Tuesday Mahavira Nirvana Jayanti
26 October 2022 Wednesday Gujarati New Year
29 October 2022 Saturday Gyan Panchami/ Saubhagya Panchami, Labh Panchami
31 October 2022 Monday Kartika Ashtahnika Begins
01 November 2022 Tuesday Kartika Ashtahnika Begins
07 November 2022 Monday Kartika Chaumasi Chaudas
08 November 2022 Tuesday Kartika Ashtahnika Ends, Kartika Ratha Yatra
10 November 2022 Thursday Rohini Vrat
03 December 2022 Saturday Maun Ekadashi
08 December 2022 Thursday Rohini Vrat
19 December 2022 Monday Parshvanath Jayanti


India is home to more than 300 languages and dialects and celebrates festivals irrespective of religion. Besides India having only 3 mandatory national holidays, the Indian calendar 2022 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.