2022 INDIA HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in India is
1st March, TuesdayMaha Shivaratri
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of India in 2022
|SaturdaySat||Jan 01, 2022Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|FridayFri||Jan 14, 2022Jan 14||Makar Sankranti / Pongal|
|WednesdayWed||Jan 26, 2022Jan 26||Republic Day|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 01, 2022Mar 01||Maha Shivaratri|
|FridayFri||Mar 18, 2022Mar 18||Holi|
|SaturdaySat||Apr 02, 2022Apr 02||Ugadi / Gudi Padwa|
|SundaySun||Apr 10, 2022Apr 10||Ram Navami|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 14, 2022Apr 14||Mahavir Jayanti|
|FridayFri||Apr 15, 2022Apr 15||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||May 01, 2022May 01||Labour Day|
|MondayMon||May 02, 2022May 02||Eid-ul-Fitar|
|MondayMon||May 16, 2022May 16||Budhha Purnima|
|FridayFri||Jul 01, 2022Jul 01||Rath Yatra|
|SaturdaySat||Jul 09, 2022Jul 09||Bakri Id / Eid ul-Adha|
|SaturdaySat||Jul 30, 2022Jul 30||Muharram|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 11, 2022Aug 11||Raksha Bandhan|
|MondayMon||Aug 15, 2022Aug 15||Independence Day|
|FridayFri||Aug 19, 2022Aug 19||Janmashtami|
|ThursdayThu||Sep 08, 2022Sep 08||Onam|
|FridayFri||Sep 09, 2022Sep 09||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|SundaySun||Oct 02, 2022Oct 02||Mathatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|WednesdayWed||Oct 05, 2022Oct 05||Dussehra / Dasara|
|FridayFri||Oct 07, 2022Oct 07||Milad un Nabi|
|MondayMon||Oct 24, 2022Oct 24||Diwali / Deepavali|
|TuesdayTue||Nov 08, 2022Nov 08||Guru Nanak's Birthday|
|SundaySun||Dec 25, 2022Dec 25||Christmas|
Public Holidays in India
Tuesday Mar 01, 2022
The upcoming India holiday Maha Shivaratri is in 33 days from today.
Friday Mar 18, 2022
The upcoming India holiday Holi is in 50 days from today.
Ugadi / Gudi Padwa
Saturday Apr 02, 2022
The upcoming India holiday Ugadi / Gudi Padwa is in 65 days from today.
2022 Public Holidays India Service
The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in India which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide India holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
India is the second populated nation in the world. For this reason, it has diverse cultural practices that are celebrated in various holidays. India has several holidays, but three are recognized as the main national holidays. Those three includes; Republic day in honor of the day India's constitution came into effect, Independence Day honors the day Indians got independence from the United Kingdom, and Gandhi Jayanti to honor the birth, Mahatma Gandhi.
On behalf of the central government, the Ministry of Personnel announces the days to celebrate national holidays yearly. The rest of the holidays are given at the states level. Each state has a right to choose holidays based on their religious beliefs and cultural diversities.
The set labor laws of India require that all the employees are given a paid day off for three national holidays. During these days, all business and government offices are closed. However, transport remains operational.
There are several religious groups in India, but Hinduism is the dominant religion with 80% of the population observing it. These religious groups have different holidays celebrated annually. Hindus celebrate several holidays yearly. The most celebrated Hindus holiday is Bhogi/Lori. The celebrations are marked with intense celebrations, shouts, and dances.
The rest of religious groups are Islamists, Christians, Buddhism, Jainism, and Judaism. Each of the groups marks their holidays differently on various set dates of the year.
The most celebrated national holiday in India is the Independence Day. The day is observed nationwide. During this day, Indians celebrate with cultural dances, songs, and military shows. The day is seen as a source of unity and peace.