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2014 India Public Holidays

Check the complete list of 2014 public holidays, state government holidays, bank holidays in India.
Also check important Hindu festivals along with Diwali calendar for 2014. Find out more about Muslim Festivals celebrated in India.

State Government Holidays

Andaman And Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Bihar | Chandigarh | Daman and Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Odisha | Puducherry | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | West Bengal |
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Public Holidays in India

Date Week Day Holiday
January - 14 Tuesday
January - 26 Sunday
February - 27 Thursday
March - 17 Monday
April - 13 Sunday
April - 18 Friday
May - 01 Thursday
May - 14 Wednesday
July - 29 Tuesday
August - 15 Friday
August - 18 Monday
August - 29 Friday
October - 02 Thursday
October - 03 Friday
October - 06 Monday
October - 23 Thursday
November - 04 Tuesday
November - 06 Thursday
December - 25 Thursday

Deepavali in 2014

Check dates for all days of Diwali Festival in year 2014.
Date Week Day Diwali Day
October 21 Tuesday Dhanteras  (Dhantrayodashi, Yamadeepdaan)
October 22 Wednesday Narak Chaturdashi  (Kali Chaudas, Choti Diwali )
October 23 Thursday Main Deepavali  (Baddi Diwali, Lakshmi Puja)
October - 24 Friday Padwa Puja & Govardhan Puja   (Pratipat, Annakoot )
October - 25 Saturday Bhai Duj  (Bhhaya Dooj, Bhai Beej, Dvitiya )

Important Hindu Religious Festivals in 2014

Below are the dates for the important Hindu Religious Festivals in 2014.
Holiday Date Week Day
Makar Sakranti January - 14 Tuesday
Vasant Panchami February - 4 Tuesday
Maha Shivaratri February - 27 Thursday
Holi/Holika Dahan March - 16 Sunday
Rangwali Holi (Dulivandan) March - 17 Monday
Hindi New Year (Gudi Padawa) March - 31 Monday
Rama Navami April - 8 Tuesday
Hanuman Jayanti April - 15 Tuesday
Akshaya Tritiya May - 2 Friday
Buddha Purnima May - 14 Wednesday
Vat Purnima Vrat June - 12 Thursday
Jagannath Rathyatra June - 29 Sunday
Guru Purnima July - 12 Saturday
Raksha Bandhan August - 10 Sunday
Krishna Janmashtami August - 17 Sunday
Ganesh Chaturthi August - 29 Friday
Anant Chaturdashi , Ganesh Visarjan September - 8 Monday
Navratri Started September - 25 Thursday
Durga Ashtami , Maha Navami October - 2 Thursday
Dussehra , Vijayadashami October - 3 Friday
Karwa Chauth October - 11 Saturday
Chhath Puja October - 29 Wednesday
Dattatreya Jayanti December - 5 Friday

Muslim Religious Festivals in 2014

Below are the dates for the Muslim Religious Festivals in 2014.
Holiday Date Week Day
Id-E-MiladJanuary - 14Tuesday
Hazarat Ali's Birthday May - 13Tuesday
Jamat-Ul-VidaJuly - 25 Friday
Id-Ul-FitrJuly - 29Tuesday
Bakri IdOctober - 06 Monday
MuharramNovember - 04Tuesday
Note : Dates for Muslim holidays may be changed depending upon sighting of the moon

List of other important holidays during the year 2014

                                                        1935 SAKA ERA
New Year's DayJanuary - 1Pausha - 11Wednesday
Guru Gobind Singh's BirthdayJanuary - 7Pausha - 17Tuesday
Makar Sankranti January - 14Pausha - 24Tuesday
Pongal January - 14Pausha - 24Tuesday
Basant Panchami/Sri PanchamiFebruary - 4Magha - 15Tuesday
Guru Ravidas's Birthday February - 14Magha - 25Friday
Shivaji Jayanti February - 19Magha - 30Wednesday
Swami DayanandaSaraswati JayantiFebruary - 24Phalguna - 5Monday
Maha Shivaratri February - 27Phalguna - 8Thursday
Holika Dahan March - 16Phalguna - 25Sunday
                                                        1936 SAKA ERA
GudiPadava/ Ugadi/ ChetiChand March - 31Chaitra - 10Monday
Ram Navami April - 8Chaitra - 18Tuesday
Vaisakhi/Vishu / Masadi April - 14Chaitra - 24Monday
Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam) April - 15Chaitra - 25Tuesday
Easter Sunday April - 20Chaitra - 30Sunday
Guru Rabindranath'sbirthday May - 9Vaisakha - 19Friday
Hazarat Ali's Birthday May - 13Vaisakha - 23Tuesday
Rath Yatra June - 29Ashadha - 8Sunday
Jamat-Ul-Vida July - 25Sravana - 3Friday
Raksha Bandhan August - 10Sravana - 19Sunday
Parsi New Year'sday/ Nauroz August - 18Sravana - 27Monday
Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh Chaturthi August - 29Bhadra - 7Friday
Onam Septmber - 7Bhadra - 16Sunday
Dussehra (Maha Saptami)(Additional) October - 1Asvina - 9Wednesday
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)(Additional) October - 2Asvina - 10Thursday
Dussehra (Maha Navmi) October - 3Asvina - 11Friday
Maharishi Valmiki'sBirthday October - 8Asvina - 16Wednesday
Karaka Chaturthi (KarvaChouth) October - 11Asvina - 19Saturday
Deepavali (South India) October - 22Asvina - 30Wednesday
Naraka Chaturdasi October - 22Asvina - 30Wednesday
Govardhan Puja October - 24Kartika - 2Friday
Bhai Duj October - 25Kartika - 3Saturday
Pratihar Sashthi/SuryaSashthi (Chhat Puja) October - 29Kartika - 7Wednesday
Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day November - 24Agrahayana - 3Monday
Christmas Eve December - 24Pausha - 3Wednesday
Guru Gobind Singh's BirthdayDecember - 28Pausha - 7Sunday

Holidays in India


Republic Day The Republic Day of India is a national holiday of India to mark the adoption of the Constitution of India and the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic on January 26, 1950. It is one of the three national holidays in India.

Maha Shivratri Maha Shivratri, the night of the worship of Lord Shiva, occurs on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the month of Phalguna. It falls on a moonless February night, when Hindus offer special prayer to the lord of destruction.

Holi Holi, also known as Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit,also Dhulheti, Dhulandi or Dhulendi, is celebrated by people throwing coloured powder and coloured water at each other.

Mahavir Jayanti In Jainism, Mahavir Jayanti is the most important religious holiday. It celebrates the birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara. He was born on the 13th day of the rising moon of Chaitra, in either 599 BC or 615 BC (depending on religious tradition).

Good Friday Good Friday, also known as Holy Friday, Black Friday, Great Friday, is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.

May Day 'May Day' is commemorated in India as the 'Labour Day' which began with the United States Labour Movement on May 1, 1886.

Buddha Purnima Buddha Jayanti or also known as Buddha Purnima is the most sacred festivals of Buddhist. Buddha Purnima (Buddha Birthday) is celebrated in remembrance Lord Buddha. Lord Buddha is the founder of Buddhism. This day is the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

Independence Day India's Independence Day is celebrated on August 15 to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947. The day is a national holiday in India.

Krishna Janmastami Krishna Janmashtami , also known as "Krishnashtami","Saatam Aatham" ,"Gokulashtami", "Ashtami Rohini", "Srikrishna Jayanti", "Sree Jayanthi" or sometimes merely as "Janmashtami", is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, an avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu.

Id-Ul-Fitr Eid al-Fitr often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).The holiday symbolizes the breaking of the fasting period.

Ganesh Chaturthi Ganesha Chaturthi , also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival of Ganesha. It is the birthday of Lord Ganesha who is widely worshiped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation". It is celebrated on October 2, every year. It is one of the three official declared National Holidays of India and is observed in all its states and union territories.

Vijaya Dashami Vijayadashami is a festival celebrated in varying forms across Nepal and India. It is celebrated on the tenth day of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu autumn month of Ashvin or Ashwayuja, and is the grand culmination of the 10-day annual Navaratri festival. Vijayadashami is also known as Dasara, Dashahara, Navaratri, and Durgotsav. It is celebrated in the lunar month of Ashwin from the Shukla Paksha Pratipada to the Dashami, or the tenth day of Ashwin.

Diwali Diwali (often written Deepavali) is a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and an official holiday in India. Adherents of these religions celebrate Diwali as the Festival of Lights. They light diyas—cotton-like string wicks inserted in small clay pots filled with coconut oil—to signify victory of good over the evil within an individual.

Guru Nanak Jayanthi Guru Nanak Jayanti is the birthday of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak, and one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism. Guru Nanak Dev Ji (the First Guru, the founder of Sikhism) was born on 14 April 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present Shekhupura District of Pakistan, now Nankana Sahib.

Christmas Christmas or Christmas Day is a holiday observed mostly on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus, the central figure of Christianity.

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