2019 INDIA HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in India is
25th December, TuesdayChristmas
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of India in 2019
|TuesdayTue||Jan 01, 2019Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Jan 14, 2019Jan 14||Makar Sankranti / Pongal|
|SaturdaySat||Jan 26, 2019Jan 26||Republic Day|
|MondayMon||Mar 04, 2019Mar 04||Maha Shivaratri|
|ThursdayThu||Mar 21, 2019Mar 21||Holi|
|SaturdaySat||Apr 06, 2019Apr 06||Ugadi / Gudi Padwa|
|SaturdaySat||Apr 13, 2019Apr 13||Ram Navami|
|WednesdayWed||Apr 17, 2019Apr 17||Mahavir Jayanti|
|FridayFri||Apr 19, 2019Apr 19||Good Friday|
|WednesdayWed||May 01, 2019May 01||Labor Day|
|SaturdaySat||May 18, 2019May 18||Budhha Purnima|
|WednesdayWed||Jun 05, 2019Jun 05||Eid-ul-Fitar|
|ThursdayThu||Jul 04, 2019Jul 04||Rath Yatra|
|MondayMon||Aug 12, 2019Aug 12||Bakri Id / Eid ul-Adha|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 15, 2019Aug 15||Raksha Bandhan|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 15, 2019Aug 15||Independence Day|
|SaturdaySat||Aug 24, 2019Aug 24||Janmashtami|
|MondayMon||Sep 02, 2019Sep 02||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|TuesdayTue||Sep 10, 2019Sep 10||Muharram|
|WednesdayWed||Sep 11, 2019Sep 11||Onam|
|WednesdayWed||Oct 02, 2019Oct 02||Mathatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|TuesdayTue||Oct 08, 2019Oct 08||Dussehra / Dasara|
|SundaySun||Oct 27, 2019Oct 27||Diwali / Deepavali|
|SundaySun||Nov 10, 2019Nov 10||Milad un Nabi|
|TuesdayTue||Nov 12, 2019Nov 12||Guru Nanak's Birthday|
|WednesdayWed||Dec 25, 2019Dec 25||Christmas|
Upcoming Public Holidays in India
Tuesday Dec 25, 2018
The upcoming India holiday Christmas is in 11 days from today.
New Year's Day
Tuesday Jan 01, 2019
The upcoming India holiday New Year's Day is in 18 days from today.
Makar Sankranti / Pongal
Monday Jan 14, 2019
The upcoming India holiday Makar Sankranti / Pongal is in 31 days from today.
2019 Public Holidays India Service
The above is the list of 2019 public holidays declared in India which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide India holiday calendar for 2019 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.