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2023 INDIA HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in India is

25th December, SundayChristmas

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of India in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SundaySunJan 01, 2023Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 14, 2023Jan 14Makar Sankranti / Pongal
ThursdayThuJan 26, 2023Jan 26Republic Day
WednesdayWedMar 08, 2023Mar 08Holi
SaturdaySatMar 18, 2023Mar 18Maha Shivaratri
WednesdayWedMar 22, 2023Mar 22Ugadi / Gudi Padwa
ThursdayThuMar 30, 2023Mar 30Ram Navami
TuesdayTueApr 04, 2023Apr 04Mahavir Jayanti
FridayFriApr 07, 2023Apr 07Good Friday
SaturdaySatApr 22, 2023Apr 22Eid-ul-Fitar
MondayMonMay 01, 2023May 01Labour Day
FridayFriMay 05, 2023May 05Budhha Purnima
TuesdayTueJun 20, 2023Jun 20Rath Yatra
ThursdayThuJun 29, 2023Jun 29Bakri Id / Eid ul-Adha
FridayFriJul 28, 2023Jul 28Muharram
TuesdayTueAug 15, 2023Aug 15Independence Day
ThursdayThuAug 31, 2023Aug 31Raksha Bandhan
ThursdayThuSep 07, 2023Sep 07Janmashtami
TuesdayTueSep 19, 2023Sep 19Vinayaka Chaturthi
WednesdayWedSep 27, 2023Sep 27Milad un Nabi
FridayFriSep 29, 2023Sep 29Onam
MondayMonOct 02, 2023Oct 02Mathatma Gandhi Jayanti
TuesdayTueOct 24, 2023Oct 24Dussehra / Dasara
SundaySunNov 12, 2023Nov 12Diwali / Deepavali
MondayMonNov 27, 2023Nov 27Guru Nanak's Birthday
MondayMonDec 25, 2023Dec 25Christmas

Public Holidays in India

Christmas

Christmas

Sunday Dec 25, 2022

The upcoming India holiday Christmas is in 17 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Sunday Jan 01, 2023

The upcoming India holiday New Year's Day is in 24 days from today.

Makar Sankranti / Pongal

Makar Sankranti / Pongal

Saturday Jan 14, 2023

The upcoming India holiday Makar Sankranti / Pongal is in 37 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2023

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJun 02, 2023Jun 02National Donut Day

2023 Public Holidays India Service

The above is the list of 2023 public holidays declared in India which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide India holiday calendar for 2023 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.