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India Public Holidays 2021

India Public holidays 2021, festivals and events of Indian calendar 2021 are month-wise listed here with the specified date, day and event name. All these festivals are the national, cultural and religious events of India. Indian people celebrate a variety of events according to their religion, culture and season. Some local festivals are also a prominent icon of Indian culture.

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The following list of India public holidays for 2021 includes some restricted holidays along with national holidays, The restricted holidays are in some specific states of India.

India Public Holidays List 2021

January 2021


1 Friday     New Year

13 Wednesday   Lohri

14 Thursday      Pongal, Uttarayan, Makar Sankranti

23 Saturday      Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

26 Tuesday        Republic Day

February 2021


16 Tuesday        Basant Panchmi, Saraswati Puja

March 2021


11 Thursday       Mahashivratri

28 Sunday         Holika Dahan

29 Monday        Holi

April 2021


1 Thursday         Bank’s Holiday

13 Tuesday         Chaitra Navratri, Ugadi, Gudi Padwa

14 Wednesday   Baisakhi, Cheti Chand, Ambedkar Jayanti

21 Wednesday   Ram Navami

22 Thursday       Chaitra Navratri Parana

27 Tuesday         Hanuman jayanti

May 2021


14 Friday            Akshaya Tritiya

July 2021


12 Monday         Jagannath Rath Yatra

20 Tuesday        Ashadhi Ekadashi

24 Saturday       Guru Purnima

August 2021


11 Wednesday    Hariyali Teej

13 Friday            Nag Panchami

15 Sunday          Independence Day

21 Saturday       Onam/Thiruvonam

22 Sunday         Raksha Bandhan

25 Wednesday   Kajari Teej

30 Monday       Janmashtami

September 2021


9 Thursday       Hartalika Teej

10 Friday          Ganesh Chaturthi

19 Sunday        Anant Chaturdashi

October 2021


2 Saturday       Gandhi Jayanti

7 Thursday      Sharad Navratri

13 Wednesday     Durga Puja Ashtami

14 Thursday         Durga Maha Navami Puja

15 Friday          Dussehra, Sharad Navratri Parana

24 Sunday        Karva Chauth

November 2021


2 Tuesday         Dhanteras

4 Thursday       Diwali, Narak Chaturdashi

5 Friday             Govardhan Puja

6 Saturday         Bhai Dooj

10 Wednesday    Chhath Puja

14 Sunday           Children’s Day

December 2021


25 Saturday        Merry Christmas


You can plan your outdoor trips, tours and functions in view of these holidays in the current year 2021.

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