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Indian Holiday List 2019

Contemplating your first solo trip? A vacation with family and friends on mind? Or simply looking for an escape from daily hustle? Fret not! The year 2019 has got many gazetted and restricted holidays. The best part is that these government holidays are falling either a day before or after the weekend making for a long happy weekend. So, you can head for a quick getaway amidst mountains in the north or beaches in the south. Discerning travellers can also experience the cultural richness, nature’s bounty and solace of north-east India. Travellers can check the list of gazetted holidays 2019 and plan their vacation well in advance to avoid last-minute rush and surge prices. Besides central government gazetted holidays, you may also check the restricted holidays this year. For your convenience, we have given below the complete list of Indian holidays 2019. Do check out and plan your break accordingly!

Holidays in January 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
New Year’s Day Tue 01-Jan-2019 Restricted Holiday
Lohri/Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday Sun 13-Jan-2019 Restricted Holiday
Makar Sankranti Mon 14-Jan-2019 Restricted Holiday
Pongal Tue 15-Jan-2019 Restricted Holiday
Republic Day Sat 26-Jan-2019 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in February 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Losar Tue 5-Feb-2019 Restricted Holiday
Basant Panchmi Sun 10-Feb-2019 Restricted Holiday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti Tue 19-Feb-2019 Restricted Holiday
Maharshi Dayananad Saraswati Jayanti Thu 28-Feb-2019 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in March

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Mahashivratri Mon 04-Mar-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Holi Thu 21-Mar-2019 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in April 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Rama Navami Sat 13-Apr-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Vaisakhi (Vishu) Sun 14-Apr-2019 Restricted Holiday
Mahavir Jayanti  Wed 17-Apr-2019 Restricted Holiday
Good Friday Fri 19-Apr-2019 Public Holiday
Easter Day Sun 21-Apr-2019 Restricted Holiday

Holidays in May 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Rabindra Jayanti Thu 09-May-2019  Restricted Holiday
Buddha Purnima (Vesak) Sat 18-May-2019 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in June 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Eid-ul-Fitr Wed 05-Jun-2019  Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in July 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Rath Yatra Thu 04-Jul-2019 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in August 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) Mon 12-Aug-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Independence Day Thu 15-Aug-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Thu 15-Aug-2019 Restricted Holiday
Parsi New Year’s Day (Nauraz) Sat 17-Aug-2019 Public Holiday
Janmashtami (Vaishnav) Sat 24-Aug-2019 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in September 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Ganesh Chaturthi Mon 02-Sep-2019 Restricted Holiday
Muharram (Ashura) Tue 10-Sep-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Onam Wed 11-Sep-2019 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in October 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Gandhi Jayanti Wed 02-Oct-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Dussehra Tue 08-Oct-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Valmiki Jayanti Sun 13-Oct-2019 Restricted Holiday
Karva Chauth Thu 17-Oct-2019 Restricted Holiday
Kongali Bihu Sat 19-Oct-2019 Restricted Holiday
Diwali Sun 27-Oct-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Bhai Dooj Tue 29-Oct-2019 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in November 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Chhath Puja Sat 02-Nov-2019 Restricted Holiday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e- Milad Sun 10-Nov-2019 Gazetted Holiday
Guru Nanak Jayanti Tue 12-Nov-2019 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in December 2019

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Christmas Wed 25-Dec-2019 Public Holiday

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