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2019 Hindu Festivals Calendar, Holidays in India in 2019

2019 Hindu Festivals Calendar, Holidays in India in 2019


Indian National Calendar, also called as Shalivahana Shaka Calendar is broadly used for news broadcasting purposes alongside Gregorian Calendar. After a survey conducted by the Calendar Reform Committee during the 1950s, it was concluded that around 30 different calendars were being used to set Hindu, Buddhist and Jain festivals.

This is a month wise list of most Hindu festivals in the year 2019. Most of the Hindu festivals are determined based on the position of the Sun and the Moon. Please visit Hindu Festivals as per Lunar month to know in which Lunar month festivals are celebrated. Hindu Festivals depend on location and might differ between two cities and difference is quite noticeable for cities in different time zone. Hence one should set the location before looking into the festival list.


Holidays in India in 2019

DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday Type
1 JanTuesdayNew Year's DayRestricted Holiday
13 JanSundayGuru Govind Singh JayantiRestricted Holiday
13 JanSundayLohriRestricted Holiday
14 JanMondayMakar SankrantiRestricted Holiday
15 JanTuesdayPongalRestricted Holiday
26 JanSaturdayRepublic DayGazetted Holiday
5 FebTuesdayChinese New YearObservance
10 FebSundayVasant PanchamiRestricted Holiday
14 FebThursdayValentine's DayObservance
19 FebTuesdayShivaji JayantiRestricted Holiday
19 FebTuesdayGuru Ravidas JayantiRestricted Holiday
1 MarFridayMaharishi Dayanand Saraswati JayantiRestricted Holiday
4 MarMondayMaha Shivaratri/ShivaratriGazetted Holiday
21 MarThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
20 MarWednesdayHolika DahanaRestricted Holiday
21 MarThursdayHoliRestricted Holiday
21 MarThursdayDolyatraRestricted Holiday
21 MarThursdayHazarat Ali's BirthdayRestricted Holiday
6 AprSaturdayChaitra SukhladiRestricted Holiday
13 AprSaturdayRama NavamiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayVaisakhiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayMesadi/VaisakhadiRestricted Holiday
14 AprSundayAmbedkar JayantiGazetted Holiday
17 AprWednesdayMahavir JayantiGazetted Holiday
18 AprThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian
19 AprFridayGood FridayGazetted Holiday
20 AprSaturdayFirst day of PassoverObservance
21 AprSundayEaster DayRestricted Holiday
1 MayWednesdayMay DayObservance
7 MayTuesdayBirthday of RavindranathRestricted Holiday
12 MaySundayMother's DayObservance
18 MaySaturdayBuddha Purnima/VesakGazetted Holiday
31 MayFridayJamat Ul-VidaRestricted Holiday
5 JunWednesdayRamzan Id/Eid-ul-FitarGazetted Holiday
16 JunSundayFather's DayObservance
21 JunFridayJune SolsticeSeason
4 JulThursdayRath YatraRestricted Holiday
4 AugSundayFriendship DayObservance
12 AugMondayBakr Id/Eid ul-AdhaGazetted Holiday
15 AugThursdayIndependence DayGazetted Holiday
15 AugThursdayRaksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Restricted Holiday
17 AugSaturdayParsi New YearRestricted Holiday
24 AugSaturdayJanmashtamiGazetted Holiday
2 SepMondayGanesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRestricted Holiday
10 SepTuesdayMuharram/AshuraGazetted Holiday
11 SepWednesdayOnamRestricted Holiday
23 SepMondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
2 OctWednesdayMahatma Gandhi JayantiGazetted Holiday
5 OctSaturdayMaha SaptamiRestricted Holiday
6 OctSundayMaha AshtamiRestricted Holiday
7 OctMondayMaha NavamiRestricted Holiday
8 OctTuesdayDussehraGazetted Holiday
13 OctSundayMaharishi Valmiki JayantiRestricted Holiday
17 OctThursdayKaraka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)Restricted Holiday
27 OctSundayNaraka ChaturdasiRestricted Holiday
27 OctSundayDiwali/DeepavaliGazetted Holiday
28 OctMondayGovardhan PujaRestricted Holiday
29 OctTuesdayBhai DujRestricted Holiday
31 OctThursdayHalloweenObservance
2 NovSaturdayChhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)Restricted Holiday
10 NovSundayMilad un-Nabi/Id-e-MiladGazetted Holiday
12 NovTuesdayGuru Nanak JayantiGazetted Holiday
24 NovSundayGuru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom DayRestricted Holiday
22 DecSundayDecember SolsticeSeason
23 DecMondayFirst Day of HanukkahObservance
24 DecTuesdayChristmas EveRestricted Holiday
25 DecWednesdayChristmasGazetted Holiday
30 DecMondayLast day of HanukkahObservance
31 DecTuesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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