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Holidays in 2011 in India

11 October 2010 3 Comments


India is the country of cultures and religion. There are large number of cultural and religion that are followed by people here. Almost all the public holidays are same as that of religious holidays. There are only 3 National holidays that is celebrated everywhere. These are Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.

List of Holidays in India in the year 2011 : These are given below with the corresponding date and day.

  1. 1st January 2011, Saturday –       New Year’s Day
  2. 14th January 2011, Friday –          Pongal
  3. 14th January 2011, Friday –          Makar Sankranti
  4. 26th January 2011, Wednesday –Republic Day
  5. 8th February 2011, Tuesday –       Basant Panchami
  6. 15th February 2011, Tuesday –     Milad un Nabi. Shia Muslims celebrate this 5 days later on 20th February 2011, Sunday.
  7. 3rd March 2011, Thursday –           Maha Shivaratri
  8. 20th March 2011, Sunday –            Holi
  9. 12th April 2011, Tuesday –             Ram Navami
  10. 16th April 2011, Saturday –             Mahavir Jayanti
  11. 22nd April 2011, Friday –                Good Friday
  12. 25th April 2011, Monday -                Easter
  13. 17th May 2011, Tuesday –              Budha Purnima
  14. 13th July 2011, Wednesday –        Rath Yatra
  15. 15th August 2011, Monday –          Independence Day
  16. 22nd August 2011, Monay -           Janamashtami
  17. 30th August 2011, Tuesday –        Idu’l Fitr (end of Ramadan)
  18. August – September 2011 –          Onam (Exact date to be declared)
  19. 11th September 2011, Sunday –   Ganesh Chaturthi
  20. 2nd October 2011, Sunday –          Gandhi Jayanti
  21. 6th October 2011, Thursday –        Dussehra
  22. 26th October 2011, Wednesday –  Diwali
  23. 6th November 2011, Sunday -         Idu’l Zuha / Bakrid
  24. 10th November 2011, Sunday –     Guru Nanak B’day
  25. 26th November 2011, Saturday -    Muharram
  26. 5th December 2011, Monday –       Al- Hijra / Muharram
  27. 25th December 2011, Sunday –    Christmas Day



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3 Comments »

  • atul sharma said:

    dear sir
    i want all the holiday list…………….

  • vivek said:

    It was very disappointing that raksha bandhan is not there in holidays list.

  • Sita Sharma said:

    Its really sad but we have been denied all holidays, specially ram navmi and easter as of now. Its an international school and has seem to have forgotten the religious culture. Pls do something
    Sita

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