List of National and Regional Holidays of Delhi in 2021:
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)
|Diwali / Deepavali
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday
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.