Hindu Events

2021 Delhi Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Delhi in 2021:

DateDayHoliday
2021-01-26TuesdayRepublic Day
2021-03-29MondayHoli
2021-04-02FridayGood Friday
2021-04-25SundayMahavir Jayanti
2021-05-14FridayId-ul Fitr
2021-05-26WednesdayBuddha Purnima
2021-07-21WednesdayId-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
2021-08-15SundayIndependence Day
2021-08-19ThursdayMuharram
2021-10-02SaturdayMahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
2021-10-15FridayDussehra
2021-10-19TuesdayMilad-un-Nabi or Id-e Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
2021-11-04ThursdayDiwali / Deepavali
2021-11-19FridayGuru Nanak’s Birthday
2021-12-25SaturdayChristmas Day

Note:

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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