List of Holidays in India in year 2016

List of Holidays in India in year 2016

So year 2016 is here. And the thing we look for first in a new year’s calender are holidays! Yes, this year, we have brought you list of all holidays in year 2016 in India. We have embedded list as well as calender. Hope year 2016 bring productivity in your life. Have a nice year!

List of Holidays in India in 2016

January 2016

  • 14 January: Makar Sankranti (Regional)
  • 15 January: Pongal (Regional)
  • 16 January: Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday (Regional)
  • 26 January: Republic Day (Government)

February 2016

  • 12 February: Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (Regional)
  • 19 February: Shivaji Jayanti (Regional)
  • 22 February: Guru Ravidas’s Birthday (Regional)

March 2016

  • 4 March: Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (Regional)
  • 7 March: Maha Shivaratri (Regional)
  • 23 March: Holika Dahan, Dolyatra (Regional)
  • 24 March: Holi (Government)
  • 25 March: Good Friday (Government)
  • 27 March: Easter Sunday (Regional)

April 2016

  • 8 April: Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand (Regional)
  • 13 April: Vaisakhi/Vishu (Regional)
  • 14 April: Masadi/Vaisakhadi,Bahag Bihu (Asam) (Regional)
  • 15 April: Ram Navami (Government)

May 2016

  • 8 May: Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday (Regional)
  • 21 May: Buddha Purnima (Government)

July 2016

  • 1 July: Jamat-Ul–Vida (Regional)
  • 6 July: Idu’l Fitr (Government), Rath Yatra (Regional)

August 2016

  • 15 August: Independence Day (Government)
  • 17 August: Parsi New Year’s day / Nauraj (Regional)
  • 18 August: Raksha Bandhan (Regional)
  • 25 August: Janmashtami (Government)

September 2016

  • 5 September: Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi (Regional)
  • 12 September: Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) (Government)
  • 14 September: Onam (Regional)

October 2016

  • 2 October: Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (Government)
  • 8 October: Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) (Regional)
  • 9 October: Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) (Regional)
  • 10 October: Dussehra (Maha Navmi) (Regional)
  • 11 October: Dussehra (Government)
  • 12 October: Muharram (Government)
  • 16 October: Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday (Regional)
  • 19 October: Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) (Regional)
  • 29 October: Deepavali (South India), Naraka Chaturdasi (Regional)
  • 30 October: Diwali (Deepavali) (Government)
  • 31 October: Govardhan Puja (Regional)

November 2016

  • 1 November: Bhai Duj (Regional)
  • 6 November: Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) (Regional)
  • 14 November: Guru Nanak’s Birthday (Government)
  • 24 November: Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (R) (Regional)

December 2016

  • 13 December: Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E- Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) (Government)
  • 25 December: Christmas (Government)

Holidays Calender for India for 2016

January 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
New Year’s Day (R)
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Makar Sankranti (R)
15
Pongal (R)
16
Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday (R)
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Republic Day (G)
27
28
29
30
31

February 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami (R)
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Shivaji Jayanti (R)
20
21
22
Guru Ravidas’s Birthday (R)
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

March 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti (R)
5
6
7
Maha Shivaratri (R)
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Holika Dahan, Dolyatra (R)
24
Holi (G)
25
Good Friday (G)
26
27
Easter Sunday (R)
28
29
30
31

April 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand (R)
9
10
11
12
13
Vaisakhi/Vishu (R)
14
Masadi/Vaisakhadi,Bahag Bihu (Asam) (R)
15
Ram Navami (G)
16
17
18
19
20
Mahavir Jayanti (G)
21
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday (R)
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

May 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday (R)
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
Buddha Purnima (G)
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

June 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

July 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
Jamat-Ul–Vida (R)
2
3
4
5
6
Idu’l Fitr (G)
Rath Yatra (R)
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

August 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Independence Day (G)
16
17
Parsi New Year’s day / Nauraj (R)
18
Raksha Bandhan (R)
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Janmashtami (G)
26
27
28
29
30
31

September 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi (R)
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) (G)
13
14
Onam (R)
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

October 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (G)
3
4
5
6
7
8
Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) (R)
9
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional) (R)
10
Dussehra (Maha Navmi) (R)
11
Dussehra (G)
12
Muharram (G)
13
14
15
16
Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday (R)
17
18
19
Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth) (R)
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Deepavali (South India) (R)
Naraka Chaturdasi (R)
30
Diwali (Deepavali) (G)
31
Govardhan Puja (R)

November 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
Bhai Duj (R)
2
3
4
5
6
Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja) (R)
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Guru Nanak’s Birthday (G)
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day (R)
25
26
27
28
29
30

December 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E- Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) (G)
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Christmas Eve (R)
25
Christmas (G)
26
27
28
29
30
31

 

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