National Holidays 2020

India has only three National Holidays. Other holidays pertaining to festivals, religious holidays and births of leaders are legislated by the individual states.

List of holidays to be celebrated in INDIA during the year 2020

Following is the list of festivals to be celebrated all over India during the year 2020.






List of Government Holidays - 2020


Day Date Holiday Event Holiday type
Wednesday January 01 New Years Day Restricted Holiday
Wednesday January 15 Makar Sankranti Also known as Pongal, Lohri, Bihu, Hadaga, Poki
Sunday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Friday April 10 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Sunday May 24 Idul Fitr Many states
Friday July 31 Idul Juha Many states
Tuesday August 11 Janmashtami Celebrates the birth of Lord Shri Krishna
Saturday August 15 Independence Day
Saturday August 22 Ganesh Chaturthi Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
Saturday August 29 Muharram (10th Day) Day of Ashurah
Friday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Sunday October 25 Vijaya Dashami Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu. Dussehra
Thursday October 29 Milad-un-Nabi
Saturday November 14 Deewali Deepawali
Friday December 25 Christmas Day Observed in all states