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Public Holidays in India

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Year 2012

January 26
Republic Day
February 20
Maha ShivaratriReligious - Hinduism
March 8
Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola PurnimaReligious - Hinduism
April 5
Mahavir JayantiReligious - Jainism
April 6
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 14
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati
April 14
Civil Servants holiday
May 6
Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaReligious - Buddhism (Theravada)
August 15
Independence DayNational Day
August 20
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Religious - Muslim, Sufi
October 2
Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary
October 24
Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)Religious - Hinduism
October 27
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Religious - Muslim, Sufi
November 13
Deepavali/DipabaliReligious - Hinduism
November 24
AshuraReligious - Muslim, Sufi
December 25
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant

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