Holidays in 2014

India is a land of diversity, with many religions and customs followed in its various states. As a result, there are many special occasions in this country, and these are celebrated with equal gusto. Given below is a list of the public holidays occurring in 2014. Note that the list followed in your university, office, etc., might be a little different, depending on the organization's policy.

This holiday list is a great tool to know in advance what the year looks like and plan your vacations accordingly. It will also be useful for business people, who can synchronize their activities with the seasons.


List of Gazetted Holidays in India 2014

S NoHolidayDateDay
1Milad un Nabi or ID-E-Milad14th January 2014Tuesday
2Republic Day26th January 2014Sunday
3Holi17th March, 2014Monday
4Good Friday18th April, 2014Friday
5Ram Navami8th April, 2014Tuesday
6Mahavir Jayanti13th April, 2014Sunday
7Buddha Purnima14th May, 2014Wednesday
8Idu'l Fitr29th July, 2014Tuesday
9Independence Day15th August 2014Friday
10Janmashtami18th August, 2014Monday
11Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday2nd October 2014Thursday
12Dussehra 3rd October 2014Friday
13Idul Zuha (Bakrid)6th October 2014Monday
14Diwali (Deepavali)23rd October 2014Thursday
15Muharram4th November, 2014Tuesday
16Guru Nanak's Birthday6th November, 2014Thursday
17Christmas Day25th December, 2014Thursday


Restricted Holidays 2014

S NoHolidayDateDay
1New Years Day1st JanuaryWednesday
2Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday7th JanuaryTuesday
3Makar Sankranti14th JanuaryTuesday
4Pongal14th JanuaryTuesday
5Sri Panchami / Basant Panchami4th FebruaryTuesday
6Guru Ravidas Birthday14th FebruaryFriday
7Shivaji Jayanti19th February Wednesday
8Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti24th FebruaryMonday
9Maha Shivratri27th FebruaryThursday
10Holika Dahan16th March Sunday
11Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand31st MarchMonday
12Vaisakhi / Vishu / Masadi14th AprilMonday
13Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)15th AprilTuesday
14Easter Sunday20th AprilSunday
15Guru Rabindranath's Birthday9th MayFriday
16Hazarat Ali' Birthday13th MayTuesday
17Rath Yatra29th JuneSunday
18Jamat-Ul-Vida25th JulyFriday
19Raksha Bandhan10th AugustSunday
20Parsi New Year's Day18th AugustMonday
21Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi29th AugustFriday
22Onam7th SeptemberSunday
23Dussehra (Maha Saptami) Additional1st OctoberWednesday
24Dussehra (Maha Ashtami - Additional2nd OctoberThursday
25Dussehra (Maha Navmi)3rd October Friday
26Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday8th OctoberWednesday
27Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth)11th OctoberSaturday
28Deepavali (South India)22nd OctoberWednesday
29Naraka Chaturdasi22nd OctoberWednesday
30Govardhan Puja24th OcttoberFriday
31Bhai Duj25th OctoberSaturday
32Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)29th OctoberWednesday
33Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day24th NovemberMonday
34Christmas Eve24th DecemberWednesday

Last Updated on : January 2, 2017



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