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Public Holidays in India

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Year 2012

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




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