Tamil calendar for the year 2020 showing the complete list of holidays in 2020 and festival dates. Year 2020 public holidays, bank holidays, restricted or optional holidays (if any) is displayed on the calendar which also shows the traditional Tamil calendar date, tithi at sunrise and natchathiram all based on Thiruganitha panchangam calculation.

To view online version of this calendar with clickable dates, go to Tamil calendar 2020.

Tamil Calendar January 2020

2019, Maargazhi 16 – Thai 17

English new year 2020 starts with Tamil date Maargazhi 16. Thai 1, the first day of Tamil calendar year falls on January 15, which is also the day of Pongal and Makara Sankranti. However, Tamil people celebrate their New year or Puthandu on Chithirai 01, which comes around mid-april.

January 2020 holidays list and festivals

Including the three straight holidays from January 15 to January 17 on behalf of Thai pongal, Tamil Nadu has 5 public holidays in January 2020. Banks will also remain closed on these days.

Jan 01, Wednesday New Years Day
Jan 15, Wednesday Pongal
Jan 16, Thursday Thiruvalluvar Day
Jan 17, Friday Uzhavar Thirunal
Jan 26, Sunday Republic Day
Public Holiday Bank Holiday

Tamil Calendar 2020 February

2019, Thai 18 – Maasi 17

February 01 starts with Thai 18. Maasi month starts on February 13. Maha Shivaratri falls on February 21. There are no public holidays in the month of February 2020.

Tamil Calendar March 2020

2019, Maasi 18 – Panguni 18

March 01 starts with Maasi 18. Tamil month of Panguni in 2020 starts on March 14. Karadayan Nombu will be observed on March 14.

Festivals in March 2020

Ugadi or the Telugu New Year which falls on March 25 will be a public holiday and bank holiday in Tamil Nadu as well.

Mar 25, Wednesday Telugu New Year's Day

Tamil Calendar 2020 April

2019, Panguni 19 – Chithirai 17

April 01 starts with Panguni 19. Tamil new year of Sarvari samvatsaram which starts with the Tamil month of Chithirai 2020 starts on April 14. This day is celebrated as Puthandu by people of Tamil origin. Christians observe passion week from April 05 Sunday to April 12 Sunday, Good Friday or Punitha Velli falling on April 10.

Festivals and Holidays in April 2020

Tamil Nadu has 4 public holidays in April 2020, two of which falls during the 2nd week of April. April 01 will be a bank holiday for annual closing of accounts.

Apr 01, Wednesday Annual Closing of Accounts
Apr 06, Monday Mahaveer Jayanthi
Apr 10, Friday Good Friday
Apr 12, Sunday Easter
Apr 14, Tuesday Tamil New Year , Ambedkar's Birthday

Tamil Calendar for May 2020

2020, Chithirai 18 – Vaikaasi 18

May 01 starts with Chithirai 18. Vaikaasi month 2020 starts on May 14. Chitra Pournami, Buddha Purnima, Buddha Purnima and Ramzan festival are the major festivals and observances in April.

Holidays in May 2020

May dinam and Ramzan are holidays in Tamil Nadu in the month of April. Ramzan 2020 date is May 25 (date may vary) and falls on Monday.

May 01, Friday May Day
May 25, Monday Ramzan

Tamil Calendar 2020 June

2020, Vaikaasi 19 – Aani 16

June 01 starts with Vaikaasi 19. Aani 1, 2020 starts on June 15. There are no public holidays in the month of June 2020.

Tamil Calendar 2020 July

2020, Aani 17 – Aadi 16

July 01 starts with Aani 17. Aadi month starts on July 16. Vyasa pooja or Guru purnima 2020 will be celebrated on July 05. Aadi Pooram falls on July 24, Friday and Varalakshmi vratam is on July 31, Friday.

Tamil Calendar 2020 August

2020, Aadi 17 – Avani 15

August 01 starts with Aadi 17. Avani 01, 2020 starts on August 17. Aadi perukku, Avani Avittam, Krishna Jayanti, Swarna Gowri Vratam, Vinayakar Chaturthi, Bakrid etc... are the major festivals in August 2020.

Tamil festivals and holidays in August 2020

Public holidays list in August 2020 in the state of Tamil Nadu is given below.

Aug 01, Saturday Bakrid
Aug 11, Tuesday Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami)
Aug 15, Saturday Independence Day
Aug 22, Saturday Vinayakar Chathurthi
Aug 30, Sunday Muharram

Tamil Calendar 2020 September

2020, Aavani 16 – Purattaasi 14

September 01 starts with Aavani 16. Purattaasi 1, 2020 starts on September 17. There are no public holidays in the month of September 2020.

Tamil Calendar 2020 October

2020, Purattaasi 15 – Aippasi 15

October 01 starts with Purattaasi 15. Aippasi 1 starts on October 17. 2020 Navaratri - Durga pooja festival which include Maha Navami, Vijaya Dashami etc. is celebrated in October. Ayudha Puja falls on Sunday.

Holidays and festivals in October 2020

Including 2 holidays on account of Pooja holidays in Tamil Nadu, there are 3 public holidays in October 2020.

Oct 02, Friday Gandhi Jayanthi
Oct 25, Sunday Ayudha Puja
Oct 26, Monday Vijaya Dasami
Oct 29, Thursday Milad-Un-Nabi

Tamil Calendar 2020 November

2020, Aippasi 16 – Karthikai 15

November 01 starts with Aippasi 16. Karthikai 1, 2020 starts on November 16. Tamilians will celebrate Deepavali in the month of November.

Holidays in November 2020

Tamil Nadu has 1 public holiday on account of Deepavali in November 2020.

Nov 14, Saturday Deepavali

Tamil Calendar 2020 December

2020, Karthikai 16 – Maargazhi 16

December 01 starts with Karthikai 16. Maargazhi 1, 2020 starts on December 16. Christmas 2020 falls on Friday.

Holidays in December 2020

Christmas day is a public holiday in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 25, Friday Christmas

The Tamil Nadu holidays list 2020 has inputs from various sources including Tamil Nadu gazette notifications published here. For holidays & festivals in 2019, go to Tamil calendar 2019 →.

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