List of Indian holidays 2015 – Restricted/Mandatory

 

India is a culturally diverse and fervent society. Therefore it celebrates various holidays and festivals. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day on 15 August, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday on 2 October and Republic Day on 26 January.

The following holidays are as per the Circular issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

 

Note: ‘G’ denotes Gazetted Holiday and

           ‘R’ denotes Restricted Holiday

 

 

 

S.No Weekday Date Holiday Name Type
1 Thursday 1 January 2015 New Year’s Day R
2 Sunday 4 January 2015 Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad G
3 Wednesday 14 January 2015 Makar Sankranti  R
4 Thursday 15 January 2015 Pongal  R
5 Saturday 24 January 2015 Basant Panchami  R
6 Monday 26 January 2015  Republic Day G
7 Tuesday 3 February 2015  Guru Ravidas’s Birthday R
8 Saturday 14 February 2015 Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti  R
9 Tuesday 17 February 2015 Maha Shivaratri  R
10 Thursday 19 February 2015  Shivaji Jayanti R
11 Thursday 5 March 2015  Holika Dahan R
12 Friday 6 March 2015  Holi G
13 Saturday 21 March 2015  Chaitra Suldadi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand R
14 Saturday 28 March 2015  Ram Navami G
15 Thursday 2 April 2015 Mahavir Jayanti  G
16 Friday 3 April 2015  Good Friday G
17 Sunday 5 April 2015  Easter Sunday R
18 Tuesday 14 April 2015  Vaisakhi/Vishu/Masadi R
19 Wednesday 15 April 2015 Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam)  R
20 Sunday 3 May 2015 Hazarat Ali’s Birthday  R
21 Monday 4 May 2015  Buddha Purnima G
22 Saturday 9 May 2015  Guru Rabindranath’s birthday R
23 Friday 17 July 2015  Jamat-Ul-Vida R
24 Saturday 18 July 2015  Idu’l Fitr , Rath Yatra G,R
25 Saturday 15 August 2015  Independence day G
26 Tuesday 18 August 2015  Parsi New Year’s day/ Nauroz R
27 Friday 28 August 2015  Onam R
28 Saturday 29 August 2015  Raksha Bandhan R
29 Saturday 5 September 2015 Janmashtami  G
30 Thursday 17 September 2015 Ganesh Chaturthi  R
31 Friday 25 September 2015  Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid) G
32 Friday 2 October 2015  Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday G
33 Tuesday 20 October 2015  Dussehra (Maha Saptami) R
34 Wednesday 21 October 2015 Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)  R
35 Thursday 22 October 2015  Dussehra,Dussehra (Maha Navmi) G,R
36 Saturday 24 October 2015  Muharram G
37 Tuesday 27 October 2015 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday  R
38 Friday 30 October 2015 Karva Chouth  R
39 Tuesday 10 November 2015 Deepavali (South India) ,Naraka Chaturdasi  R,R
40 Wednesday 11 November 2015 Diwali (Deepavali)  G
41 Thursday 12 November 2015 Govardhan Puja  R
42 Friday 13 November 2015  Bhai Duj R
43 Tuesday 17 November 2015 Chhat Puja  R
44 Tuesday 24 November 2015 Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day  R
45 Wednesday 25 November 2015 Guru Nanak’s Birthday  G
46 Thursday 24 December 2015 Milad-Un-Nabi ,Christmas Eve  G,R
47 Friday 25 December 2015  Christmas Day G

 

 

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