Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima -
Tuesday March 10, 2020
Banks Inventory Day -
Wednesday April 1, 2020
Banks only :
Mahavir Jayanti -
Monday April 6, 2020
Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.
Good Friday -
Friday April 10, 2020
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.
Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha -
Thursday May 7, 2020
Buddhism (Theravada) : Only celebrated in Andaman & Nicobar Island, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Mizoram, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh.
End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday May 24, 2020
Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.