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India (Tamil Nadu) : 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.
Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
The nature of holidays in India appeals to culture, national values and religion
The 2022 calendar is mostly confirmed in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Orissa, Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 10, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday January 14, 2022Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - PongalHinduism
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Saturday January 15, 2022Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu PujaHinduism
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Saturday January 15, 2022ThiruvalluvarSecular holiday
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Sunday January 16, 2022Uzhavar ThirunalHinduism
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Monday January 17, 2022School holidaySchool holidays
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Monday January 17, 2022Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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Tuesday January 18, 2022Thaipoosam CavadeeHinduism
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Wednesday January 26, 2022Republic DaySecular holiday
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Friday March 18, 2022Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnimacards/flowers
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Friday April 1, 2022Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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Saturday April 2, 2022Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New YearSecular holiday
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Thursday April 14, 2022Mahavir JayantiJainism
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Thursday April 14, 2022Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv SankratiSecular holiday
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Thursday April 14, 2022Tamil and Sinhala New YearBuddhism (Theravada)
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday May 13, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday May 16, 2022Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Buchacards/flowers
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Monday June 13, 2022Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday July 1, 2022Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of IndiaBanks only
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Saturday July 2, 2022Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. A number of restricted holidays apply to civil servants, such as: Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Basant Panchami/Sri Panchami, Guru Ravidas’s Birthday, Swami Dayananda Sarawati Jayanti, Shivaji Jayanti, Holika Dahan/Dolyatra, Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand, , Ram Navami, Easter Sunday, Hazarat Ali’s Birthday, Vaisakhi/Vishu/Mesadi, Vaisakhadi(Bengal)/ Bahag Bihu (Assam), Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday, Jamat-Ul-Vida, Rath Yatra, Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj, Onam or Thiru Onam Day, Raksha Bandhan, Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional), Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional), Dussehra (Maha Navmi), Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday, Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth), Deepavali (South India), Naraka Chaturdasi, Govardhan Puja, Bhai Duj, Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja), Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day, Christmas Eve

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.tndte.gov.in
International schools may follow a different calendar
Official calendar
Schooling is mandatory till age 14
Teaching languages: Tamil, English
schools are open on Saturday
school uniforms required

Dates confirmed till Feb 2022

Variations according to the school
Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja - Pongal

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Friday January 14, 2022
Hinduism : The symbol is the movement from one place to another which leads to meeting someone or something. The sun leaves its present constellation to get into Sakranti .

Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Magh Bihu/Tusu Puja

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Saturday January 15, 2022
Hinduism : Celebration of the harvest, which is observed for three days: Bhogi Pongal, Surya Pongal and Mattu Pongal. A colourful and traditional festival with many a ceremony devoted to various deities and cattle races.

Thiruvalluvar

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Saturday January 15, 2022
Secular holiday : A celebrated Tamil poet who wrote the Thirukkural, a work on ethics in Tamil literature. [Wikipedia]

Uzhavar Thirunal

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Sunday January 16, 2022
Hinduism : Also called Thai Pongal (Tamil: தைப்பொங்கல்): a harvest festival celebrated by Tamils Unusually for South Indian Hindu festivals, Thai Pongal is timed by an astronomical event - the winter solstice. Pongal is traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya and marks the beginning of the northward journey of the Sun from its southernmost-limit, a movement traditionally referred to as uttarayana.[Wikipedia]

School holiday

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Monday January 17, 2022
School holidays :

Civil Servants holiday

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Monday January 17, 2022
Secular holiday :

Thaipoosam Cavadee

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Tuesday January 18, 2022
Hinduism : Tamil celebration. Marks the end of a 10-day fasting period during which people go to the local temple and get themselves pierced with various needles attached to various object.

Republic Day

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Wednesday January 26, 2022
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.

Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima

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Friday March 18, 2022
cards/flowers :

Banks Inventory Day

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Friday April 1, 2022
Banks only :

Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year

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Saturday April 2, 2022
Secular holiday : The Hindu New Year, also known as Ugadi, is on the day following the new moon on or after the spring equinox.

Mahavir Jayanti

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.

Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India.

Tamil and Sinhala New Year

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Buddhism (Theravada) : Sri Lankans and Tamilnadu people celebrate their national new year's day (Puththandu in Tamil and Aluth Avurudhu in Sinhala). The specific time of the New Year is set by astrologers on the 13th or 14th. The sun moving from the house of Pisces to the house of Aries signals the dawn of the new year.

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
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.

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

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

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
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. In India, except in Arunachal Pradesh.

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday May 13, 2022
School holidays :

Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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Monday May 16, 2022
cards/flowers : Commemorates to Buddhists the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of Gautama Buddha.

Summer holiday (end)

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Monday June 13, 2022
School holidays :

Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of India

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Friday July 1, 2022
Banks only :

Banks Inventory Day

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Saturday July 2, 2022
Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)

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

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :