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India (Rajasthan) : 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

    Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday june 9, 2024Maharana Pratap anniversaryBanks only
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday june 24, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday july 1, 2024Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of IndiaBanks only
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    Tuesday july 2, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Wednesday july 17, 2024Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday july 31, 2024Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)cards/flowers
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    Friday august 9, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Friday august 9, 2024World Tribal DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday august 19, 2024Raksha BandhanHinduism
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    Monday august 19, 2024Raksha BandhanHinduism
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    Tuesday august 27, 2024Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)Hinduism
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    Friday september 13, 2024Ramdev Jayanti (Tej Dashami)Secular holiday
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    Monday september 16, 2024Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024Karma PujaEvents, celebrations...
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    Saturday september 21, 2024Navratra StapanaEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday september 30, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Wednesday october 2, 2024Mahatma Gandhi Birth AnniversarySecular holiday
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    Thursday october 3, 2024GhatasthapanaHinduism
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    Thursday october 3, 2024Maharaja Agrasen daySecular holiday
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    Friday october 11, 2024Durga Puja (Astami) - MahastamiHinduism
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    Saturday october 12, 2024Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami)Hinduism
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    Saturday october 12, 2024Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)Hinduism
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    Sunday october 13, 2024Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)Events, celebrations...
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    Monday october 14, 2024Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday october 25, 2024Diwali (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday october 31, 2024Deepavali/DipabaliHinduism
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    Saturday november 2, 2024Govardhan PujaHinduism
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    Sunday november 3, 2024Bhai Teeka/Panchak YamaHinduism
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    Friday november 15, 2024Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II PoyaSikhism
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Saturday december 28, 2024Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Maharana Pratap anniversary

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    Sunday june 9, 2024
    Banks only : First freedom fighter of India who stood and fought against the dominance of Mughal Empire. Especially celebrated in Udaipur

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

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday june 24, 2024
    School holidays :

    Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of India

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Banks only :

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Tuesday july 2, 2024
    Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)

    Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)

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    Wednesday july 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

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    Wednesday july 31, 2024
    cards/flowers : 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]

    Banks remain open

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    Friday august 9, 2024
    Banks only :

    World Tribal Day

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    Friday august 9, 2024
    Secular holiday : The tribal people living in different areas of Rajasthan organise religious, social and cultural programs.

    Independence Day

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule

    Raksha Bandhan

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    Monday august 19, 2024
    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.

    Raksha Bandhan

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    Monday august 19, 2024
    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.

    Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)

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    Tuesday august 27, 2024
    Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness

    Ramdev Jayanti (Tej Dashami)

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    Friday september 13, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Karma Puja

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Culture : The most important festival Jharkhand. Karma Puja is not only celebrated by the tribes of this state but is also an important festival of Bihar, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Jhargram (West Bengal) and many other states

    Navratra Stapana

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    Saturday september 21, 2024
    Culture :

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Monday september 30, 2024
    Banks only :

    Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary

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    Wednesday october 2, 2024
    Secular holiday : He is the man who played a significant role in achiveing independence for India from the British Empire with his simplicity and strong will power. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as 'Bapu' or 'Father of the nation', was born on the 2nd of October in 1869, in Porbunder, Gujarat. He studied law in U.K and practiced law in South Africa. But he left his profession and returned to India to join the Indian freedom struggle. Gandhiji was a preacher of truth and 'Ahimsa'(non-violence). He started the 'Satyagraha' movement for the Indian freedom struggle. He believed in living a simple life and in 'Swadeshi'. He proved to the world that freedom can be achieved through the path of non-violence. Gandhiji is a symbol of peace and truth. www.indiaa2z.com

    Ghatasthapana

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    Thursday october 3, 2024
    Hinduism :

    Maharaja Agrasen day

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    Thursday october 3, 2024
    Secular holiday : A legendary Indian king of Agroha credited with the establishment of a kingdom of traders in North India named Agroha, and is known for his compassion in refusing to slaughter animals. [Wikipedia]

    Durga Puja (Astami) - Mahastami

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    Friday october 11, 2024
    Hinduism :

    Durga Puja Ashtami (Nabami)

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    Saturday october 12, 2024
    Hinduism : On the tenth day of Dashian, Dashami, the eldest of the family will give tika to all others. Parents will do this for their children and married children will visit their parents for this occasion.

    Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)

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    Saturday october 12, 2024
    Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)

    Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)

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    Sunday october 13, 2024
    Culture : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)

    Mid-term holiday (end)

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    Monday october 14, 2024
    School holidays :

    Diwali (beginning)

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    Friday october 25, 2024
    School holidays :

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Thursday october 31, 2024
    Hinduism : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days

    Govardhan Puja

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    Saturday november 2, 2024
    Hinduism : The day Krishna defeated Indra

    Bhai Teeka/Panchak Yama

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    Sunday november 3, 2024
    Hinduism : Called Bhaubeej in India, this is a Bhai Bij legend in Hindu mythology: after slaying Narkasur, Lord Krishna visited his sister Subhadra who gave him a warm welcome with sweets and flowers. She also affectionately applied tilak on Krishna's forehead. Since then the custom of celebrating Bhaubeej or Bhai Bij started. Carrying forward the Bhaubeej ceremony in traditional style, sisters' perform arti of their brother and apply a red tika on the brother's forehead. This teeka ceremony, on the occasion of Bhai Bij signifies sister's sincerest prayers for the long and happy life of her brother. In return brothers bless their sisters and treat them with Bhaubeej or cash gifts.

    Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II Poya

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    Friday november 15, 2024
    Sikhism : Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) Founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority Wikipedia

    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
    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.

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday december 28, 2024
    School holidays :