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India (Delhi) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Rupee (INR)
  • Banks are NOT working on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
    No alcohol served in shops, restaurants during most holidays
    The nature of holidays in India appeals to culture, national values and religion

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    Sunday December 25, 2022Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday December 30, 2022New year holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday January 14, 2023LohriEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday January 16, 2023New year holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday January 26, 2023Republic DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday February 5, 2023Guru Ravidas celebrationHinduism
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    Sunday March 5, 2023New Delhi National MarathonSports events
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    Wednesday March 8, 2023Holi / HolikaHinduism
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    Thursday March 30, 2023RamanavaniHinduism
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    Saturday April 1, 2023Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Tuesday April 4, 2023Mahavir JayantiJainism
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 14, 2023Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv SankratiSecular holiday
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    Friday April 21, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday May 1, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday May 4, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday May 5, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaHinduism
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    Wednesday May 17, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Christmas Day

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    Sunday December 25, 2022
    Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.

    New year holiday (beginning)

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    Friday December 30, 2022
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    Lohri

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    Saturday January 14, 2023
    Culture : Lohri is the Punjabis' and Dogras' cultural celebration on the eve of winter solstice.

    New year holiday (end)

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    Monday January 16, 2023
    School holidays : Http://edudel.nic.in
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    Number of yearly teaching days: 220
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    Republic Day

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    Thursday January 26, 2023
    Secular holiday : It was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress at midnight of December 31, 1929 - January 1, 1930, that the Tri-Colour Flag was unfurled by the nationalists and a pledge taken that every year on January 26, the Independence Day would be celebrated and that the people would unceasingly strive for the establishment of a Sovereign Democratic Republic of India. The professed pledge was successfully redeemed on January 26, 1950, when the Constitution of India framed by the Constituent Assembly of India came into force, although the Independence from the British rule was achieved on August 15, 1947. It is because of this that August 15 is celebrated as Independence Day, while January 26 as Republic Day.

    Guru Ravidas celebration

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    Sunday February 5, 2023
    Hinduism : Guru or Bhagat Ravidas (also Raidas) was a north Indian Sant mystic of the bhakti movement who was active in the 15th century CE. Venerated in northern India and in the Indian state of Maharashtra, he is the Satguru of the Ravidasi sect and one of the fifteen Bhagats of the Sikhs. His devotional songs and verses made a lasting impact upon the bhakti movement.

    New Delhi National Marathon

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    Sunday March 5, 2023
    Sports events : Http://newdelhimarathon.com 2022 edition confirmed

    Holi / Holika

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    Wednesday March 8, 2023
    Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil.

    Ramanavani

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    Thursday March 30, 2023
    Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Saturday April 1, 2023
    Banks only :

    Mahavir Jayanti

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    Tuesday April 4, 2023
    Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.

    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    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.

    Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India.

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 21, 2023
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    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    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.

    Banks remain open

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Banks only :

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Thursday May 4, 2023
    School holidays :

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Friday May 5, 2023
    Hinduism :

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday May 17, 2023
    School holidays :