Festival Dates

2021 Jammu and Kashmir Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Jammu and Kashmir in 2021 :

Date Day Holiday Remarks
2021-01-13 Wednesday Lohri Jammu
2021-01-20 Wednesday Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Birthday
2021-01-26 Tuesday Republic Day
2021-02-27 Saturday Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday Jammu
2021-03-11 Thursday Mahashivratri, Shab-I-Miraj
2021-03-19 Friday Friday Following Shab-I-Miraj Kashmir
2021-03-21 Sunday Nauroz
2021-03-28 Sunday Holi Jammu
2021-04-02 Friday Good Friday
2021-04-13 Tuesday 1st Navaratra, Baisakhi
2021-04-14 Wednesday Birthday Of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
2021-04-20 Tuesday Mela Bahu Fort Jammu
2021-04-21 Wednesday Ramanavami
2021-04-25 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
2021-05-07 Friday Jumat-ul-Vida
2021-05-09 Sunday Shab-I-Qadr
2021-05-13 Thursday Eid-Ul-Fitr
2021-05-26 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
2021-06-18 Friday Mela Khir Bhawani Kashmir
2021-06-21 Monday Urs Shah Farid-ud-din Sahib Kishtwar
2021-06-25 Friday Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday
2021-07-16 Friday Urs Shah-I-Hamdan Sahib Kashmir
2021-07-17 Saturday Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra Kishtwar
2021-07-18 Sunday Sarthal Devi Ji Yatra Kishtwar
2021-07-20 Tuesday Eid-Ul-Azha
2021-07-21 Wednesday Eid-Ul-Azha
2021-08-15 Sunday Independence Day
2021-08-19 Thursday Ashoora
2021-08-30 Monday Janamashtami
2021-09-04 Saturday Kailash Yatra Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla
2021-09-05 Sunday Kailash Yatra Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla
2021-09-11 Saturday Mela Pat Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla
2021-09-12 Sunday Mela Pat Tehsil Bhaderwah and Tehsil Bhalla
2021-10-02 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
2021-10-04 Monday Urs Sheikh Noor-ud-din-Sahib Kashmir
2021-10-14 Thursday Mahanavami
2021-10-15 Friday Dussehra
2021-10-19 Tuesday Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi
2021-10-22 Friday Friday Following Eid-i-Milad-ul-Nabi
2021-10-26 Tuesday Accession Day
2021-11-04 Thursday Diwali
2021-11-10 Wednesday Urs Shah Asrar-ud-Din Sahib Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban
2021-11-19 Friday Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday
2021-12-25 Saturday Christmas 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.