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2021 Bihar Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Bihar in 2021 :

Date Day Holiday
2021-01-26 Tuesday Republic Day
2021-03-22 Monday Bihar Diwas
2021-03-29 Monday Holi
2021-03-30 Tuesday Holi
2021-04-02 Friday Good Friday
2021-04-14 Wednesday Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti
2021-04-21 Wednesday Ram Navami
2021-05-01 Saturday May Day (Shram Diwas)
2021-05-14 Friday Idul-Fitr (Eid)
2021-07-21 Wednesday Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakri Eid)
2021-08-15 Sunday Independence Day (Swatantrata Diwas)
2021-08-19 Thursday Muharram
2021-08-30 Monday Shri Krishna Janmasthami
2021-10-02 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
2021-10-13 Wednesday Durga Puja (Maha Asthami)
2021-10-14 Thursday Durga Puja (Maha Navami)
2021-10-15 Friday Durga Puja / Vijaya Dashami
2021-11-04 Thursday Deepavali
2021-11-10 Wednesday Chhath Puja
2021-11-11 Thursday Chhath Puja
2021-12-25 Saturday Christmas


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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