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Holidays and Observances in India in 2020

Here is List for Holidays and Observances in India in 2020

Holidays are one thing all of us, wait to get a break from the monotony and also pursue hobbies and leisure time activities.

DateMonthObservances
1JanuaryNew Year’s Day
13JanuaryLohri
14JanuaryMakar Sankranti *
26JanuaryRepublic Day for India *
30JanuaryVasant Panchami
9FebruaryGuru Ravidas Jayanti
14FebruaryValentine’s Day
18FebruaryDayanand Saraswati Jayanti
19FebruaryShivaji Jayanti
21FebruaryMaha Shivaratri
9MarchHolika Dahana
10MarchHoli/Dhuleti *
25MarchChaitra Sukhladi
2AprilRama Navami
6AprilMahavir Jayanti *
10AprilGood Friday *
12AprilEaster Day
14AprilAmbedkar Jayanti
7MayBuddha Purnima/Vesak
7MayBirthday of Ravindranath
10MayMother’s Day
22MayJamat Ul-Vida
25MayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar *
21JuneFather’s Day
23JuneJagannath Rath Yatra
5JulyGuru Purnima
31JulyBakri Id/Eid ul-Adha *
2AugustFriendship Day
3AugustRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi) *
12AugustJanmashtami *
15AugustIndependence Day for India *
16AugustParsi New Year
22AugustGanesh Chaturthi
29AugustMuharram/Ashura *
31AugustOnam
2OctoberMahatma Gandhi Jayanti *
22OctoberMaha Saptami
23OctoberMaha Ashtami
24OctoberMaha Navami
25OctoberDussehra *
29OctoberId-e-Milad *
31OctoberMaharishi Valmiki Jayanti
31OctoberSardar Patel Jayanti
4NovemberKarva Chauth
14NovemberDiwali/Deepavali *
15NovemberGovardhan Puja *
16NovemberBhai Duj *
20NovemberChhat Puja
30NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti
25DecemberChristmas/Natal *
31DecemberNew Year’s Eve
* Mark is Holiday in India

India declares holidays on national festivals and that of various religions. The major religions practiced in India are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. The major festivals of all these religions are declared as holidays.

-Holidays and Observances in India in 2020