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India Public Holidays 2016

Check public and restricted holidays in India for the calendar year 2016, declared by the central Government of India with notification No. – F.No.12/7/2016-JCA-2, Dated 11th June 2016. Central Government offices in Delhi and out-side Delhi are closed on following days during the year 2016.
Check dates in 2016 for Republic Day, Holi, Good Friday, Ram Navami, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Id-ul-Fitr, Independence Day, Janmashtami and Id-ul-Adha.

In Delhi


Holidays List for Central Government Administrative Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi.

2016 India Public Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
2 March 24 Thursday Holi
3 March 25 Friday Good Friday
4 April 15 Friday Ram Navami
5 April 20 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti
6 May 21 Saturday Buddha Purnima
7 July 6 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr*
8 August 15 Monday Independence Day
9 August 25 Thursday Janmashtami
10 September 12 Monday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)*
11 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
12 October 11 Tuesday Dussehra
13 October 12 Wednesday Muharram*
14 October 30 Sunday Deepawali (Diwali)
15 November 14 Monday Guru Nanak Birthday
16 December 13 Tuesday Id-E-Milad (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)*
17 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Out-side Delhi


Central Government offices located outside Delhi/ New Delhi, observe the following holidays.

2016 India Public Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
2 March 25 Friday Good Friday
3 April 20 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti
4 May 21 Saturday Buddha Purnima
5 July 6 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr*
6 August 15 Monday Independence Day
7 September 12 Monday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)*
8 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
9 October 11 Tuesday Dussehra
10 October 12 Wednesday Muharram*
11 October 30 Sunday Deepawali (Diwali)
12 November 14 Monday Guru Nanak Birthday
13 December 13 Tuesday Id-E-Milad (Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday)*
14 December 25 Sunday Christmas

In addition to above list, each employees can avail another three more holidays from below holidays list.

2016 Optional Holidays in India
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 14 Thursday Makar Sankranti
2 January 15 Friday Pongal
3 February 12 Friday Basant Panchami (Sri Panchami)
4 March 7 Monday Maha Shivratri
5 March 24 Thursday Holi
6 April 15 Friday Ram Navami
7 July 6 Wednesday Rath Yatra
8 August 25 Thursday Janmashtami
9 September 5 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi
10 September 14 Wednesday Onam
11 October 11 Tuesday Dussehra ((Additional Holidays))
12 Vishu/ Vaisakhi/ Vaisakhadi/ Bhau Bihu/ Mashadi/ Ugadi/ Chaitra Sukladi/ Cheti Chand/ Gudi Padava/ Navratra/ Nauraj/ Chhath Pooja/ Karva Chauth

Restricted


Each employee will be allowed to avail any two holidays to be chosen out of the list of restricted holidays.

2016 Restricted Holidays in India
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Friday New Years Day
2 January 14 Thursday Makar Sankranti
3 January 15 Friday Pongal
4 January 16 Saturday Guru Govind Singhs Birthday
5 February 12 Friday Basant Panchami (Sri Panchami)
6 February 19 Friday Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
7 February 22 Monday Guru Ravidas Birthday
8 March 4 Friday Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti
9 March 7 Monday Maha Shivratri
10 March 23 Wednesday Holika Dahan
11 March 27 Sunday Easter Sunday
12 April 8 Friday Ugadi (Gudi Padava)
13 April 13 Wednesday Vaisakhi (Vishu)
14 April 14 Thursday Vaisakhadi (Bahag Bihu)
15 April 21 Thursday Hazarat Ali Birthday
16 May 8 Sunday Guru Rabindranaths Birthday
17 July 1 Friday Jamat-Ul-Vida
18 July 6 Wednesday Rath Yatra
19 August 17 Wednesday Parsi New Years Day (Nauroz)
20 August 18 Thursday Raksha Bandhan
21 September 5 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi (Ganesh Chaturthi)
22 September 14 Wednesday Onam
23 October 8 Saturday Dussehra (Maha Saptami)
24 October 9 Sunday Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)
25 October 10 Monday Dussehra (Maha Navmi)
26 October 16 Sunday Maharishi Valmikis Birthday
27 October 19 Wednesday Karva Chouth
28 October 29 Saturday Deepawali (South India)
29 October 29 Saturday Naraka Chaturdasi
30 October 31 Monday Govardhan Puja
31 November 1 Tuesday Bhai Duj
32 November 6 Sunday Chhat Puja (Surya Sashthi)
33 November 24 Thursday Guru Teg Bahadurs Martyrdom Day
34 December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve

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India Public Holidays 2016

India Public Holidays 2016

Note – * Date may be subject to change, depending upon sighting of the moon.

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