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2021 Delhi Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Delhi in 2021:

Date Day Holiday
2021-01-26 Tuesday Republic Day
2021-03-29 Monday Holi
2021-04-02 Friday Good Friday
2021-04-25 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
2021-05-14 Friday Id-ul Fitr
2021-05-26 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
2021-07-21 Wednesday Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
2021-08-15 Sunday Independence Day
2021-08-19 Thursday Muharram
2021-10-02 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
2021-10-15 Friday Dussehra
2021-10-19 Tuesday Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
2021-11-04 Thursday Diwali / Deepavali
2021-11-19 Friday Guru Nanak’s Birthday
2021-12-25 Saturday 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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