List of Gazette and Public Holidays in 2020 in India. Image Source:

December 26 : The New Year 2020 will finally open out a new age of hope, and happiness for all of us in a couple of days. Just as we all gear up to enjoy the splendid break of 2020, you might want to peek into the complete list of upcoming holidays in 2020.

The Holiday List includes both Gazette and Public festive holidays for India. The first section contains all compulsory holidays on a national basis. The rest of the holidays are restricted and will vary from state to state.

Gazetted Holidays 2020 in India

Jan 26th: Republic Day

Mar 10th: Holi

Apr 2nd: Ram Navami

Apr 06th: Mahavir Jayanti

Apr 10th: Good Friday

May 07th: Buddha Purnima

May 25th: Eid ul Fitr

Aug 01st: Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha

Aug 12th: Janmashtami

Aug 15th: Independence Day

Aug 30th: Muharram/ Day of Ashura

Oct 2nd: Mahama Gandhi Jayanti

Oct 25th: Dussehra/ Vijaya Dashami

Oct 30th: Milad-Ul-Nabi (Many States)

Nov 14th: Diwali/ Deepawali

Oct 29th: Milad ul Nabi

Nov 30th: Guru Nanak Jayanti

Dec 25th: Christmas

Restricted Holidays 2020 in India

January Holiday List 2020

Jan 1st: New Year's Day (Many States)

Jan 2nd: Mannam Jayanti (Kerala)

Jan 2nd: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti (Punjab)

Jan 11th: Missionary Day (Mizoram)

Jan 12th: Swami Vivekananda Birthday (West Bengal)

Jan 13th: Lohri (Few States)

Jan 14th: Bhogi (Few States)

Jan 15th: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (Few States)

Jan 15th: Tusu Puja (Assam)

Jan 30th: Vasant Panchami (Basant Panchami)

February Holiday List 2020

Feb 9th: Guru Ravidas Birthday (Few states)

Feb 18th: Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (Few states)

Feb 19th: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti (Many States)

Feb 21st: Maha Shivaratri (Many States)

Feb 24th: Losar- Tibetan New Year (Sikkim)

March Holiday List 2020

Mar 9th: Holika/Dahan/Dolyatra/Hazarat Ali's Birthday (Many States)

Mar 22nd: Bihar Divas (Bihar)

Mar 25th: Gudi Padwa / Marathi New Year (Maharashtra)

Mar 25th: Ugadi / Telugu New Year (Many States)

April Holiday List 2020

April 1st: Account Closing Day (only for Banks)

Apr 6th: Mahavir Jayanti (Many States)

Apr 12th: Easter (Few states)

Apr 13th: Baisakhi (Punjab)

Apr 13th: Pohela Baisakhi/ Bengali New Year (West Bengal, Tripura)

Apr 14th: Bihu Festival (Assam)

Apr 14th: Puthandu / Tamil New Year (Many States)

Apr 14th: Vishu (Kerala)

May Holiday List 2020

May 1st: Labor Day/ MayDay (Many States)

May 8th: Guru Rabindranath's Birthday (Few states)

May 22nd: Jamat-Ul-Vida (Few states)

June Holiday List 2020

June 5th: Kabir Jayanti (Few States)

June 23rd: Puri Rath Yatra (Odisha)

July Holiday List 2020

July 20th: Karkidaka Vavu (Kerala)

July 23rd: Hariyali Teej (Haryana)

August Holiday List 2020

Aug 03rd: Raksha Bandhan (Many States)

Aug 11th: Krishna Janmashtami (Many States)

Aug 15th: Independence Day (National)

Aug 16th: Parsi New Year

Aug 17th: Parsi New Year

Aug 22nd: Ganesh Chaturthi (Many States)

Aug 23rd: Nuakhai (Orissa)

Aug 31st: Onam (Kerala)

September Holiday List 2020

Sept 01st: Third Onam (Kerala)

Sept 02nd: Fourth Onam (Kerala)

Sept 17th: Mahalaya Amavasya (Few States)

Sept 21st: Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi (Kerala)

October Holiday List 2020

Oct 17th: Ghatasthapana (Rajasthan)

Oct 17th: Navaratri (Many States)

Oct 17th: Sindhara Dooj (Few States)

Oct 24th: Durga Ashtami (Few States)

Oct 30th: Kojagiri Purnima (Few States)

Oct 31st: Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (Few States)

November Holiday List 2020

Nov 4th: Karwa Chauth (Gujarat)

Nov 20th: Chhath Puja (Few States)

Nov 26th: Tulsi Vivah (Few States)

Nov 29th: Milad ul Nabi (Few States)

Nov 29th: Dev Diwali (Few States)

Nov 30th: Kartik Purnima (Many States)

December Holiday List 2020

Dec 31st: New Year's Eve

Note: Apart from this, every Second Saturday and Fourth Saturday will be a holiday.

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