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India (Haryana) : 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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    Friday February 3, 2023VishvakarmanEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday February 5, 2023Guru Ravidas celebrationHinduism
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    Wednesday February 15, 2023Dayananda Saraswati dayEvents, celebrations...
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    Saturday February 18, 2023Maha ShivaratriHinduism
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    Wednesday March 8, 2023Holi or Holika (second day)Hinduism
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Bhagat Singh anniversarySecular holiday
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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 Fridaycards/flowers
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    Friday April 14, 2023BaisakhiHinduism
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    Friday April 14, 2023Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv SankratiSecular holiday
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    Saturday April 22, 2023Parshuram JayantiHinduism
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    Saturday April 22, 2023End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday May 5, 2023Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaHinduism
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    Monday May 22, 2023Maharana Pratap anniversaryEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday May 22, 2023Maharana Pratap anniversaryBanks only
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    Thursday June 1, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday June 4, 2023Sant Kabir DasHinduism
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    Wednesday June 28, 2023Sant Kabir Das dayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Thursday June 29, 2023Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday June 30, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday July 28, 2023Banks remain openBanks only
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    Saturday July 29, 2023Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday July 31, 2023Udham Singh's birthdaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday August 15, 2023Independence DayNational Day
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    Thursday August 31, 2023Raksha BandhanHinduism
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    Vishvakarman

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    Friday February 3, 2023
    Culture : Personification of creation and the abstract form of the creator God according to the Rigveda. He is the presiding deity of all Vishwakarma (caste), engineers, artisans and architects.[1] He is believed to be the Principal Architect of the Universe , and the root concept of the later Upanishadic figures of Brahman and Purusha.

    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.

    Dayananda Saraswati day

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    Wednesday February 15, 2023
    Culture : Dayanand Saraswati About this sound pronunciation (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was a Hindu religious leader and founder of the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movements of the Vedic tradition. He was also a renowned scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language. He was the first to give the call for Swaraj as Indian for India in 1876, a call later taken up by Lokmanya Tilak. Denouncing the idolatry and ritualistic worship prevalent in Hinduism at the time, he worked towards reviving Vedic ideologies. Subsequently, the philosopher and President of India, S. Radhakrishnan called him one of the makers of Modern India , as did Sri Aurobindo. [Wikipedia]

    Maha Shivaratri

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    Saturday February 18, 2023
    Hinduism : A Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati. Ceremonies involving prayers and hymns take place mostly at night.

    Holi or Holika (second day)

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    Wednesday March 8, 2023
    Hinduism : Hindu spring festival dedicated to the god of pleasure. It is observed in a colorful and boisterous manner. People shower each other with colored water and smear red and green powder on each other,

    Bhagat Singh anniversary

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    Secular holiday : (28 September 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian nationalist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. [Wikipedia]

    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
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    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
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    Baisakhi

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    Friday April 14, 2023
    Hinduism :

    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.

    Parshuram Jayanti

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
    Hinduism : Birth anniversary of sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Saturday April 22, 2023
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    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Friday May 5, 2023
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    Maharana Pratap anniversary

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    Monday May 22, 2023
    Culture : First freedom fighter of India who stood and fought against the dominance of Mughal Empire. Especially celebrated in Udaipur

    Maharana Pratap anniversary

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    Monday May 22, 2023
    Banks only : First freedom fighter of India who stood and fought against the dominance of Mughal Empire. Especially celebrated in Udaipur

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday June 1, 2023
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    Sant Kabir Das

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    Sunday June 4, 2023
    Hinduism : Saint Kabir Das reached the abode of God in Maghar close to Gorakhpur in 1518. However, immediate dispute began regarding the way in which his final rites must be performed. It is believed that both Hindus and Muslims claimed the body to perform the funeral rites. To their utter surprise, Kabir Das stood up and asked them to lift his body and view beneath. Lying there was nothing but a beautiful array of flowers. Devotees and his followers were speechless with Hindus along with some flowers leaving to Varanasi and the rest of the flowers taken by Muslims to Maghar. [festivalsofindia]

    Sant Kabir Das day

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    Wednesday June 28, 2023
    Culture : A mystical saint and poet predominant in North India. Kabir was born to Muslim parents in Benares in the XVth century. Heturned to spirituality and religion at a very young age. Mystical odes from Kabir Das made him an iconic character. He expressed his feelings beautifully in words such as “The Purana and The Koran are mere words” and God is “neither in Kaaba nor in Kailash”. All over his life, Kabir actively denounced both temples and mosques maintaining that God is in everyone and exists everywhere

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday June 29, 2023
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    Summer holiday (end)

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    Friday June 30, 2023
    School holidays :

    Banks remain open

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    Friday July 28, 2023
    Banks only :

    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Saturday July 29, 2023
    Muslim, Sufi : The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. The first Islamic year beginning in 610 AD during which the emigration of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina, known as the Hijra [Wikipedia]

    Udham Singh's birthday

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    Monday July 31, 2023
    Secular holiday : (December 26, 1899 – July 31, 1940) was an Indian independence activist, best known for assassinating Michael O'Dwyer in March 1940 in what has been described as an avenging of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre. Udham Singh Kamboj changed his name to Mohammad Singh Azad, symbolizing the unification of the three major religions of India: Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. Singh is considered one of the best-known revolutionaries of the Indian independence struggle.

    Independence Day

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    Tuesday August 15, 2023
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule

    Raksha Bandhan

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    Thursday August 31, 2023
    Hinduism : The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan, which is meant to commemorate the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, usually takes place in late August, and is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi — which may be a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string — around the wrist of her brother(s). The word raksha signifies protection, and bandhan is an association signifying an enduring sort of bond; and so, when a woman ties a rakhi around the waist of her brother, she signifies her loving attachment to him. He, likewise, recognizes the special bonds between them, and by extending his wrist forward, he in fact extends the hand of his protection over her.