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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 Date Day Holiday Type
New Year’s Day 01-Jan-2019 Tuesday Restricted Holiday
Lohri/Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday 13-Jan-2019 Sunday Restricted Holiday
Makar Sankranti 14-Jan-2019 Monday Restricted Holiday
Pongal 15-Jan-2019 Tuesday Restricted Holiday
Republic Day 26-Jan-2019 Saturday Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in February 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Basant Panchmi 10-Feb-2019 Sunday Restricted Holiday
Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 19-Feb-2019 Tuesday Restricted Holiday
Maharshi Dayananad Saraswati Jayanti 28-Feb-2019 Thursday Restricted Holiday

Holidays in March

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Mahashivratri 04-Mar-2019 Monday Gazetted Holiday
Holi 21-Mar-2019 Thursday  Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in April 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Rama Navami 13-Apr-2019 Saturday Gazetted Holiday
Vaisakhi (Vishu) 14-Apr-2019 Sunday Restricted Holiday
Mahavir Jayanti  17-Apr-2019 Wednesday Restricted Holiday
Good Friday 19-Apr-2019 Friday Public Holiday
Easter Day 21-Apr-2019 Sunday Restricted Holiday

Holidays in May 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Rabindra Jayanti 09-May-2019  Thursday Restricted Holiday
Buddha Purnima (Vesak) 18-May-2019 Saturday Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in June 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Eid-ul-Fitr 05-June-2019  Wednesday  Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in July 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Rath Yatra 04-July-2019 Thursday  Restricted Holiday

Holidays in August 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 12-August-2019 Monday Gazetted Holiday
Independence Day 15-August-2019 Thursday  Gazetted Holiday
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) 15-August-2019 Thursday  Restricted Holiday
Parsi New Year’s Day (Nauraz) 17-August-2019 Saturday Public Holiday
Janmashtami (Vaishnav) 24-August-2019 Saturday Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in September 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Ganesh Chaturthi 02-September-2019 Monday  Restricted Holiday
Muharram (Ashura) 10-September-2019 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday
Onam 11-September-2019 Wednesday Restricted Holiday

Holidays in October 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Gandhi Jayanti 02-October-2019 Wednesday Gazetted Holiday
Dussehra 08-October-2019 Tuesday  Gazetted Holiday
Valmiki Jayanti 13-October-2019 Sunday Restricted Holiday
Karva Chauth 17-October-2019 Thursday Restricted Holiday
Kongali Bihu 19-October-2019 Saturday Restricted Holiday
Diwali 27-October-2019 Sunday Gazetted Holiday
Bhai Duj 29-October-2019 Tuesday  Restricted Holiday

Holidays in November 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Chhath Puja 02-November-2019 Saturday Restricted Holiday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e- Milad 10-November-2019 Sunday Gazetted Holiday
Guru Nanak Jayanti 12-November-2019 Tuesday Gazetted Holiday

Holidays in December 2019

Event Date Day Holiday Type
Christmas 25-December-2019  Wednesday  Public Holiday

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