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2019 Bihar National and Regional Public Holidays

January 26 Republic Day
March 21 Doljatra
March 21 Holi
March 22 Bihar Divas
April 01 Bank Holiday
April 14 Ashoka’s Birth Anniversary
April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti
April 14 Ram Navami
April 19 Good Friday
May 01 May Day
June 05 Idul Fitr
August 12 Idul Juha
August 15 Independence Day
August 23 Janmashtami
September 10 Muharram (10th Day)
October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday
October 06 Mahanavami
October 08 Dussehra
October 27 Deewali
November 02 Chhath Puja
December 25 Christmas Day


Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday are observed nationally.

Public Holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates correspond to the holidays of the Indian government, when government offices will be closed throughout the country. In addition, there are many festivals and fairs that are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which vary from year to year.

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.

Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are observed nationally.

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