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Indian Holiday List 2020

Craving for a solo trip? A holiday with loved ones on mind? Or simply looking for an escape from din? Fret not! The year 2020 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 happy long weekend. So, you can head for a quick getaway amidst Himalayas in the north or beaches in the south. Discerning travellers can also experience the cultural diversity, nature’s bounty and calmness of north-east India. Travellers can check the list of national holidays 2020 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 2020. Do check out and plan your break accordingly!

Holidays in January 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
New Year’s Day Wed 01-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Thu 02-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday
Lohri Mon 13-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday
Makar Sankranti Wed 15-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday
Pongal Wed 15-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday
Republic Day Sat 26-Jan-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Basant Panchmi Wed 29-Jan-2020 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in February 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Guru Ravidas Jayanti Sun 09-Feb-2020 Restricted Holiday
Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Tue 18-Feb-2020 Restricted Holiday
Mahashivratri Fri 21-Feb-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Losar Mon 24-Feb-2020 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in March 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Holi Tue 10-Mar-2020 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in April 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Rama Navami Thur 02-Apr-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Mahavir Jayanti  Mon 06-Apr-2020 Restricted Holiday
Good Friday Fri 10-Apr-2020 Public Holiday
Easter Day Sun 12-Apr-2020 Restricted Holiday
Vaisakhi (Vishu) Mon 13-Apr-2020 Restricted Holiday

Holidays in May 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Buddha Purnima (Vesak) Thu 07-May-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Rabindra Jayanti Fri 08-May-2020 Restricted Holiday
Eid-ul-Fitr Sun 24-May-2020 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in June 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Rath Yatra Tue 23-Jun-2020  Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in August 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) Sat 01-Aug-2020 Restricted Holiday
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Mon 03-Aug-2020 Restricted Holiday
Janmashtami (Vaishnav) Wed 12-Aug-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Independence Day Sat 15-Aug-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Parsi New Year’s Day (Nauraz) Sun 16-Aug-2020 Public Holiday
Ganesh Chaturthi Sat 22-Aug-2020 Restricted Holiday
Onam Sat 22-Aug-2020 Restricted Holiday
Muharram (Ashura) Sun 30-Aug-2020 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in October 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Gandhi Jayanti Fri 02-Oct-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Kongali Bihu Sun 18-Oct-2020 Restricted Holiday
Dussehra Sun 25-Oct-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e- Milad Fri 30-Oct-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Valmiki Jayanti Sat 31-Oct-2020 Restricted Holiday

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Holidays in November 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Karva Chauth Wed 04-Nov-2020 Restricted Holiday
Diwali Sat 14-Nov-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Govardhan Puja Sun 15-Nov-2020 Restricted Holiday
Bhai Dooj Mon 16-Nov-2020 Gazetted Holiday
Chhath Puja Fri 20-Nov-2020 Restricted Holiday
Guru Nanak Jayanti Mon 30-Nov-2020 Gazetted Holiday

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Holidays in December 2020

Event / Festival Day / Date Holiday Type
Christmas Wed 25-Dec-2020 Public Holiday

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