2021 Uttar Pradesh Public and Government Holidays

List of National and Regional Holidays of Uttar Pradesh in 2021:

Date Day Holiday
2021-01-26 Tuesday Republic Day
2021-02-26 Friday Mohammed Hajrat Ali Ka Janma Divas
2021-03-11 Thursday Maha Shivratri
2021-03-28 Sunday Holika Dahan
2021-03-29 Monday Holi
2021-04-02 Friday Good Friday
2021-04-14 Wednesday Dr.Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s Birthday
2021-04-21 Wednesday Ram Navami
2021-04-25 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti
2021-05-14 Friday Eid-Ul-Fitar
2021-05-26 Wednesday Buddha Purnima
2021-07-21 Wednesday Eid-Ul-Zuha ( Bakrid)
2021-08-15 Sunday Independence Day
2021-08-19 Thursday Moharram
2021-08-22 Sunday Raksha Bandhan
2021-08-30 Monday Janmashtami
2021-10-02 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
2021-10-14 Thursday Dusshera (Mahanavami)
2021-10-15 Friday Dusshera / Vijaya Dashami
2021-10-19 Tuesday Eid-e-Milad
2021-10-19 Tuesday Baravafath
2021-11-04 Thursday Deepawali
2021-11-05 Friday Govardhan Pooja
2021-11-06 Saturday Bhaiyyadhooj
2021-11-06 Saturday Chitragupta Jayanti
2021-11-19 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti
2021-11-19 Friday Karthik Purnima
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.