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India Holidays - 2015

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Check the complete list of 2015 National, Restricted and State holidays in India. Also check important Hindu and Muslim festival dates along with Diwali(Deepavali) calendar for 2015.

State Government Holidays
Bihar | Daman & Diu | Delhi | Gujarat | Himachal Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Mizoram | Odisha | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Telangana | Tripura | West Bengal

2015 Public Holidays in India

Date Week Day Holiday
January - 04 Sunday Id-E-Milad
January - 26 Monday Republic Day
February - 17 Tuesday Maha Shivratri
March - 06 Friday Holi
March - 28 Saturday Ram Navami
April - 02 Thursday Mahavir Jayanthi
April - 03 Friday Good Friday
May - 01 Friday May Day
May - 04 Monday Buddha Purnima
July - 18 Saturday Id-Ul-Fitr
August - 15 Saturday Independence Day
September - 05 Saturday Krishna Janmastami
September - 17 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
October - 02 Friday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi
October - 22 Thursday Vijaya Dashami
October - 24 Saturday Muharram
November - 11 Wednesday Diwali
November - 25 Wednesday Guru Nanak Jayanthi
December - 24 Thursday Id-E-Milad
December - 25 Friday Christmas
Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) falls twice in the year 2015

2015 Restricted Holidays in India

1936 SAKA ERA
New Year's DayJanuary - 01Pausha - 11Thursday
Makar SankrantiJanuary - 14Pausha - 24Wednesday
PongalJanuary - 15Pausha - 25Thursday
Basant Panchami /Sri Panchami January - 24Magha - o4Saturday
Guru Ravidas's Birthday February - 03Magha - 14Tuesday
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti February - 14Magha - 25Saturday
Maha Shivratri February - 17Magha - 28Tuesday
Shivaji Jayanti February - 19Magha - 3oThursday
Holika Dahan March - 05Phalguna - 14Thursday
Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava /
Ugadi / Cheti Chand
March - 21Phalguna - 3oSaturday
1937 SAKA ERA
Easter Sunday April - 05Chaitra - 15Sunday
Vaisakhi/Vishu/Masadi April - 14Chaitra - 24Tuesday
Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/ Bahag Bihu (Assam) April - 15Chaitra - 25Wednesday
Hazarat Ali's Birthday May - 03Vaisakha - 13Sunday
Guru Rabindranath's birthday May - 09Vaisakha - 19Saturday
Jamat-ul-Vida July - 17Ashadha - 26Friday
Rath Yatra July - 18Ashadha - 27Saturday
Parsi New Year's day/Nauroz August - 18Sravana - 27Tuesday
Onam August - 28Bhadra - o6Friday
Raksha Bandhan August - 29Bhadra - o7Saturday
Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi September - 17Bhadra - 26Thursday
Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) October - 20Asvina - 28Tuesday
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) October - 21Asvina - 29Wednesday
Dussehra (Maha Navmi) October - 22Asvina - 3oThursday
Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday October - 27Kartika - o5Tuesday
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) October - 30Kartika - o8Friday
Deepavali (South India) November - 10Kartika - 19Tuesday
Naraka Chaturdasi November - 10Kartika - 19Tuesday
Govardhan Puja November - 12Kartika - 21Thursday
Bhai Duj November - 13Kartika - 22Friday
Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) November - 17Kartika - 26Tuesday
Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day November - 24Agrahayana - o3Tuesday
Christmas Eve December - 24Pausha - o3Thursday

2015 Hindu Religious Festivals in India

Deepavali in 2015

Check dates for all days of Diwali Festival in year 2015. See when is Govatsa Dwadashi ,Dhanteras, Narak Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja, Padwa Puja & Bhai Duj in 2015.
Date Week Day Diwali Day
November 7 Saturday Govatsa Dwadashi (Vasu Baras)
November 9 Monday Dhanteras (Dhantrayodashi, Yamadeepdaan)
November 10 Tuesday Narak Chaturdashi (Kali Chaudas, Choti Diwali )
November 11 Wednesday Main Deepavali (Baddi Diwali, Lakshmi Puja)
November 12 Thursday Padwa Puja & Govardhan Puja (Pratipat, Annakoot )
November 13 Friday Bhai Duj (Bhhaya Dooj, Bhai Beej, Dvitiya )

Important Hindu Religious Festivals in 2015

Below are the dates for the important Hindu Religious Festivals in 2015.
Holiday Date Week Day
Makar Sakrantiv January - 15 Thursday
Vasant Panchami January - 24 Saturday
Maha Shivaratri February - 17 Tuesday
Holi/Holika Dahan March - 5 Thursday
Rangwali Holi (Dulivandan) March - 6 Friday
Hindi New Year (Gudi Padawa) March - 21 Saturday
Rama Navami March - 28 Saturday
Hanuman Jayanti April - 4 Saturday
Akshaya Tritiya April - 21 Tuesday
Buddha Purnima May - 4 Monday
Vat Purnima Vrat June - 2 Tuesday
Jagannath Rathyatra July - 18 Saturday
Guru Purnima July - 31 Friday
Raksha Bandhan August - 29 Saturday
Krishna Janmashtami September - 5 Saturday
Ganesh Chaturthi September - 17 Thursday
Anant Chaturdashi , Ganesh Visarjan September - 27 Sunday
Navratri Started October - 13 Tuesday
Durga Ashtami , Maha Navami October - 21 Wednesday
Dussehra , Vijayadashami October - 22 Thursday
Karwa Chauth October - 30 Friday
Chhath Puja November - 17 Tuesday
Dattatreya Jayanti December - 24 Thursday

2015 Muslim Religious Festivals in India

Check the dates for the Muslim Religious Festivals in 2015.
Holiday Date Week Day
Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad) January - 4Sunday
Id-Ul-FitrJuly - 18Saturday
Eid-Ul-Adha September - 25 Friday
Muharram (Ashura) October - 24 Saturday
Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad) December - 24 Thursday
Note :
  • Dates for Muslim holidays may be changed depending upon sighting of the moon
  • Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) falls twice in the year 2015

India Bank Holidays - 2015

Check Indian bank holidays for year 2015

2015 Stock Market Holidays

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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