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March 2020 Holiday Lists

List of Holidays in March 2020

Holiday List 2020 March

Month  Date Day            Holiday Name Type      Comments
March 06 Friday Chapchar Kut Regional Holiday Mizoram
March 09 Monday Bhumchu Festival Regional Holiday Sikkim
March 09 Monday Dol Jatra Regional Holiday West Bengal
March 09 Monday Holi Dahan Regional Holiday
March 09 Monday Holi Regional Holiday
March 09 Monday Holi Dahan Regional Holiday Day before Holi
March 09 Monday Imam Ali’s Birthday Regional Holiday Uttar Pradesh only
March 10 Tuesday Holi Regional Holiday
March 10 Tuesday Dol Jatra Regional Holiday Assam, Bengal and Odisha
March 10 Tuesday Yaosang 2nd Day Regional Holiday Manipur
March 22 Sunday Bihar Divas Regional Holiday Bihar Jharkhand
March 23 Monday Shaheedi Diwas of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Regional Holiday Haryana
March 25 Wednesday Ugadi Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year
March 25 Wednesday Gudi Padwa Regional Holiday Maharashtra Telugu and Kannada New Year
March 25 Wednesday Gudi Padwa Regional Holiday Telugu and Kannada New Year. Goa
March 25 Wednesday Sajibu Nongma Panba Regional Holiday Manipur
March 25 Wednesday 1st Navratra Regional Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
March 25 Wednesday Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
March 26 Thursday Cheti Chand Regional Holiday
March 27 Friday Sarhul Regional Holiday Jahrkhand

Holi Festival 2020

  • 9th March Dol Jatra (Doljatra)
  • 10th March Holi

Dol Jatra in Bengal

Also See: Holiday List 2020 April

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February 2020

February 2020 Holiday Lists

List of Holidays in February 2020

Holiday List 2020 February

Date Month Day Holiday Name Type Comments
09 February Sunday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states. Full moon of Magh
09 February Sunday Bir Chilarai Divas Regional Holiday
14 February Friday Lui-Ngai-Ni Regional Holiday Manipur
19 February Wednesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Regional Holiday Maharashtra only
20 February Thursday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Arunachal Pradesh only
20 February Thursday Mizoram State Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
21 February Friday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Most states
21 February Friday Maha Shivratri Regional Holiday Several states
Valentine’s Day Week List 2020
  • Rose Day: Friday, Feb 7th, 2020.
  • Propose Day: Saturday, Feb 8th, 2020.
  • Chocolate Day: Sunday, Feb 9th, 2020.
  • Teddy Day: Monday, Feb 10th, 2020.
  • Promise Day: Tuesday, Feb 11th, 2020.
  • Hug Day: Wednesday, Feb  12th, 2020.
  • Kiss Day: Thursday, Feb 13th, 2020.
  • Valentine’s Day: Friday, Feb 14th, 2020

Also See: Holiday List 2020 March

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January 2020

List of Holidays in January 2020

Holiday List 2020 January

Date Month Day Holiday Name Type Comments
01 January Wednesday New Year’s Day Regional Holiday Several states
02 January Thursday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Regional Holiday Several states
02 January Thursday New Year’s Celebration Regional Holiday Mizoram Only
02 January Thursday Mannam Jayanthi Regional Holiday Kerala Only
11 January Saturday Missionary Day Regional Holiday Mizoram
12 January Sunday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda Regional Holiday West Bengal only
14 January Tuesday Bhogi Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
14 January Tuesday Makar Sankranti Regional Holiday Several states
15 January Wednesday Pongal Regional Holiday
15 January Wednesday Sankranti Regional Holiday Several states
16 January Thursday Tusu Puja Regional Holiday Assam
16 January Thursday Thiruvalluvar Day Regional Holiday Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
16 January Thursday Kanuma Regional Holiday Andhra Pradesh only
17 January Friday Uzhavar Tirunal Regional Holiday Tamil Nadu only
23 January Thursday Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Regional Holiday Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
25 January Saturday Statehood Day Regional Holiday Himachal Pradesh only
25 January Saturday Sonam Lochhar Regional Holiday Tamang New Year
26 January Sunday Republic Day Public Holiday
28 January Tuesday Gothar Bathou Sun Regional Holiday Assam
30 January Thursday Vasant Panchami Regional Holiday Several states
30 January 30 Thursday Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti Regional Holiday Haryana
31 January 31 Friday Me-dam-me-phi Regional Holiday Assam

Holiday List 2020 February

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Durga Puja

Durga Puja 2020 Dates

Durga Puja is considered as the greatest festival of Bengali people in India. It is an annual Hindu festival in the Indian subcontinent. This festival is particularly popular in West Bengal and other states of Eastern India. The festival is celebrated for four days and Goddess Durga is worshiped delicately for these days.

Durga Puja is generally celebrated in the months between September to October. The start of the festival is marked with Mahalaya which occurs seven days before the main festival. The Pujo consists of four days Sasthi, Maha Saptami, Maha Astami And Maha Nabami. The last day of the festival is called Bijoya Dasami. The festival ends with the immersion of the Idol Of Goddess Durga. On the final day the people exchange greetings with one another.

Everyone enjoy this festival very much, wear new clothes and Pandal hopping. The pandals are designed with different themes. Huge investments are made for the Idols And decoration of the pandals.

Apart from India Durga Puja is also celebrated overseas like US, UK, Australia & also in other countries.

Below are the Durga Puja 2020 dates:

Mahalaya 2020 28th September 2019 Saturday
Maha Panchami 2019 3rd October 2019 Thrusday
Maha Sasthai 2019 4th October 2019 Friday
Maha Saptami 2019 5th October 2019 Saturday
Maha Asthami 2019 6th October 2019 Sunday
Maha Nabami 2019 7th October 2019 Monday
Bijaya Dashami 2019 8th October 2019 Tuesday

Mahalaya: Mahalaya the day Godess Durga is believed to have descended to earth to obliterate all evils. During Mahalaya Pitri Paksha ends & Devi Paksha starts. Thus Mahalaya is a two dynamic festival.

Pitri Paksha: In this day, according to the Hindu puranas a shraddha performance has to be made by the son is compulsory to make sure the ancestors soul goes to heaven. In Bengali is is called “Tarpan”It is performed during the dawn time in the river. The son offers food, remembers and takes dips in the river. It is also called “Pindi Daan” by the Bengalis.

Devi Paksha: Devi Paksha means the period of Goddess Durga. From Mahalaya the countdown of Dugra Puja starts. According to the Hindu tradition from New Moon to Full Moon of Badhra are the fifteen days period which is considered as Devi Paksha. The nine day following the new moon of Badhra is called Navartri.

Maha PanchamiMaha Panchami unofficially marks the commencement of Durga Puja. Though according to rituals Durga Puja the unveiling of Durga Puja starts with Maha Saptami now-a-days Bengali start their celebration one day before.

Maha Sasthi: The Sixth day of Devi Paksha is known as Maha Sasthi which marks the official beginning of Durga Puja.There are four stages in it.

  1. Kalparambho: It means the beginning of Durga Puja
  2. Bodhan: It means the unveiling of the face of Goddess Durga
  3. Amantran: It means to invite Goddess Dugra
  4. Adhivas: It means sanctifying the stay of Goddess Durga in the area of Puja Mandap.

Maha SaptamiMaha Saptami is the first day of Durga Puja.On this day during early hours “Navapatrika” is observed. ”Navapatrika” means a group of nine plants bunched together.Nine leaves from nine different tress are tied up with yellow threads to the twigs of white “Aparajita”Mala And bathed in the holy Gangas with chanting of mantras.

Maha Asthami: : Maha saptami is the second day of Durga Puja. This day is also known as Astra Puja as on this day the weapons of Goddess Durga is worshiped.It is believed that in this day Goddess Durga starts her battle against demon Mahishasur to won back the heaven for Gods.

Maha Navami Maha Nabami is the third & it is observed on the ninth day of Shukla Paksha .Maha Navami starts after the sandhi puja on the day of Maha Asthami.It is beleived that on this day Goddess Durga killed the demon Mahishasur.Maha Navami rituals are considered as the last rituals of Durga puj.Maha Arti on this day formally considered as the end of the religios customs. Prasads and Bhogs are offered to Goddess Durga and later shared by the devotees after the Puja.

Bijaya Dashami: The final & the last day of the Durga Puja is Bijaya Dashami. On this day Maha Aarthi, prayers are done which marks the end of the end of the rituals of the end of Durga Puja. After that Godderss Durga is brought from the Puja Mandap and redied for departure for immersion also called Visarjan. A large procession is arranged by the devotees & a greet send-off takes place  during Visarjan. The idol of Goddess Durga is immersed with great care. After the visarjan ceremony is over greetings & sweets are shared between the relatives.The juniors takes blessing from the seniors.

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Holiday List 2018

HOLIDAYS UNDER THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS ACT FOR THE YEAR – 2018

Holiday List 2018 Under N.I. Act

MONTH DATE DAY NAME OF THE HOLIDAY STATES
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JANUARY

01 Monday New Year’s Day MN,ML,MZ,NL,TN,PY,SK
02 Tuesday New Year Celebration MZ
05 Friday Shri Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti CH
11 Thursday Missionary Day MZ
12 Friday Birthday of Swami Vivekananda WB
14 Sunday Bhogi / Makar Sankranti / Magh Bihu / Pongal AP, AR, AS, TN, GJ
15 Monday Sankranti/Pongal /Uttarayana Punyakala sankranti Festival/ Tiruvalluvar Day/ Mattu Pongal AP, KT, TN, TG, PY
16 Tuesday Uzhavar Thirunal TN
17 Wednesday Sonam Lochhar SK
22 Monday Basanta Panchami/Saraswati Puja / Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami) OD, WB, TR
23 Tuesday Birthday of Netaji WB, TR
26 Friday Republic Day AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN, ML,MZ,NL,OD,RJ,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,TR,SK,PB
31 Wednesday Shri Guru Ravidas Ji Birthday CH, HP
 

 

FEBRUARY

13 Tuesday Maha Shivaratri / Sivarathri AP,GJ,JK,KT,KL,MH,TG
14 Wednesday Maha Shivaratri AN,CH,CT,DD,HP,JH,MP,OD,UP,UK
15 Thursday Lui-Nagi-Ni MN
16 Friday Losar SK
19 Monday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti MH
20 Tuesday Statehood Day / State Day AR,MZ
 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH

1 Thursday Dol Jatra / Holi/ Holika Dahan AS, JK, JH, TG, UP
2 Friday Holi / Holi 2nd Day – Dhuleti/ Chapchar Kut/ Holi/ Dhulandi/ Dol Jatra AN,AP,AR,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JH,MP,MH,ML,MZ,OD,RJ,UP, UK,WB,SK,PB
3 Saturday Holi 2nd Day – Dhuleti / Yaosang 2nd Day BH, MN
18 Sunday Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Cheti Chand / 1st Navratra / Telugu New Year’s Day AP,GA,GJ,JK,MH,TN,TG
20 Tuesday Sarhul JH
21 Wednesday Milad-un-Nabi(Birthday of prophet Mohammad) UP
22 Thursday Bihar Diwas BH
25 Sunday Ram Navmi AP,BH,GJ,MP,MH,OD,RJ,UP,UK,PB
26 Monday Ram Navmi TG, SK
29 Thursday Mahavir Jayanti CH,CT,DD,DL,JH,KT,MP,MH,RJ,TN,UP
30 Friday Good Friday AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN,ML,MZ,NL, OD,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,SK,PB
 

 

 

APRIL

01 Sunday Easter KL
05 Thursday Babu Jagivan Ram’s Birthday AP, TG
13 Friday Baisakhi JK
14 Saturday Birthday of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar /Bohag Bihu/ Tamil New Year’s Day and Dr.B.R.Ambedkar’s Birthday /Biju Utsav AP,AS,BH,GA,GJ,JK,JH,KL,MH,RJ,TN,T G,UP,UK,WB,TR,SK,PB
15 Sunday Bohag Bihu /Bohag Bihu 1/ Vishu / Bengali New year’s Day AR, AS, KL, WB, TR
18 Wednesday Sri Basava Jayanthi KT
21 Saturday Garia Puja TR
30 Monday Buddha Purnima AN,AR,CT,DL,HP,JK,JH,MP,MH,MZ,UP,WB
 

MAY

01 Tuesday Maharashtra Din / May Day / Labour Day AP,AS,BH,DD,GA,KT,KL,MH,MN,TN,TG,WB,PY,TR
09 Wednesday Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore WB
16 Wednesday State Day SK
29 Tuesday Buddha Purnima/ Saga Dawa UK, SK
 

 

JUNE

08 Friday Jumat-Ul-Vida JK
11 Monday Shab-I-Qadr JK
15 Friday Id-Ul-Fitar/ YMA Day / Raja Sankranti JK, KL, MZ,OD,TN,UK,PY
16 Saturday Id-Ul-Fitar /Eid-Ul-Fitr / Maharana Pratap Jayanti / Kutub-E-Ramzan AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JH,KT,MP,MH,MN,ML,NL,OD,RJ,

TG,UP,WB,TR,SK,PB

30 Saturday Remna Ni MZ
 

 

JULY

03 Tuesday Beh Deinkhlam ML
05 Thursday Guru Hargobind Ji’s Birthday JK
13 Friday Martyr’s Day / Bhanu Jayanti JK, SK
17 Tuesday U Tirot Sing Day ML
20 Friday Kharhci Puja TR
 

 

 

 

 

 

AUGUST

04 Saturday Ker Puja TR
13 Monday Patriot’s Day MN
15 Wednesday Independence Day AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN, ML,MZ,NL,OD,RJ,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,TR,SK,PB
16 Thursday De Jure Transfer Day PY
17 Friday Parsi New Year ( Shahenshahi) GJ, MH
22 Wednesday Id-Ul-Zuha(Bakrid) / Eid-Ul-Azha AN,AP,AS,BH,CH,CT,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN,ML,NL, RJ,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,TR
23 Thursday Eid-Ul-Azha 1 JK
24 Friday First Onam KL
25 Saturday Onam / Thiruvonam AN, KL
26 Sunday Raksha Bandhan GJ, HP, MP, RJ, UP
27 Monday Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi KL
 

 

SEPTEMBER

02 Sunday Janmashtami / Krishna Jayanthi OD, TN
03 Monday Janmashtami BH,CH,CT,DD,GJ,HP,JK,JH,MP,ML,RJ,TG,UP,UK,SK
13 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi/ Samvatsari (Chaturthi Paksha) / Varasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata/ Vinayakar Chathurthi/ Vinayaka Chavithi AP,DD,GA,GJ,KT,MH,OD,TN,TG,PY
14 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) / Nuakhai GA, OD
20 Thursday Karma Puja / Moharram JH, MH
21 Monday Moharram/ Last day of Muharram/ Ashoora/ Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day AN,BH,CT,DL,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,OD,RJ,TN,T    G,UP,WB,TR
 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER

02 Tuesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi / Gandhi Jayanti / Birthday of Gandhiji AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN, ML,MZ,NL,OD,RJ,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,TR,SK,PB
08 Monday Mahalaya Amavasye / Mahalaya KT, WB, TR
16 Tuesday Durgapuja (Maha Ashtami) /Durga Puja WB, TR, SK
17 Wednesday Durgastami/ Dusshera / Durga Puja / Durgapuja (Maha Ashtami) /Durga Ashtami / Mahastami AP,AR,AS,JH,MN,OD,TG,WB,TR,SK
18 Thursday Dusshera /Durga Puja / Kati Bihu / Durga Puja (Maha Navami) / Maha Navami Ayudha Pooja / Mahanavami /Ayutha Pooja/ Dusshera(Mahanavmi) AP,AS,BH,GA,GJ,JK,JH,KT,KL,MH,MZ,NL,TN,T G,UP,WB,PY,TR
19 Friday Dusshera(Vijyadashmi) / Bijoya Dashami / Durga Puja (Vijaya Dashami) / Dusshera AN,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,HP,JH,KT,KL,MP,ML,MZ,NL,OD,RJ,TN, UP,UK,WB,TR,SK,PB
24 Wednesday Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi / Lakshmi Puja KT, TR, WB 
27 Saturday Karwa Chauth HP
31 Wednesday Lhabab Duechen SK
 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

01 Thursday Kannada Rajyothsava / kut/ Puducherry Liberation Day KT, MN, PY
06 Tuesday Kali Puja & Diwali / Diwali / Naraka Chaturdashi AS , GA, KT, KL, TN, WB, PY
07 Wednesday Diwali (Laxmi Pujan) / Diwali AN,AP,AR,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GJ,HP,JK,JH,MP,MH,MN,ML,MZ,NL,OD,

RJ,TG,UP,UK,TR,SK,PB

08 Thursday Govardhan Puja / Vikram Samvat New Year Day /Diwali (Balipratipada) / Diwali / Govardhan Puja DD, GJ, KT, MH, RJ, UP
09 Friday Bhai Duj / Ningoi Chakkouba / Wangala Festival / Bhaiya Duj/Chitra Gupt Jayanti /Bhai Duj HP, MN, ML, UP, SK
13 Tuesday Chhath Puja BH, JH
14 Wednesday Chhath Puja 1 BH
20 Tuesday Milad-i-Sherif KL
21 Wednesday ID-E-Milad / Milad-un-Nabi(Birthday of prophet Mohammad) / Eid Miladun Nabi / ID-E-Miladunnabi /Paigambar muhammad

sahab Jayanti /Eid-i-Milad

AN,AP,CT,DD,DL,GJ,JK,JH,KT,MP,MH,TN,TG,UP,UK,PY
23 Friday Guru Nanak’s Birthday/ Seng Kut Snem / Kartika purnima/Guru Nanak’s Birthday /Guru Nanak Dev’s Birthday/Karthik Purnima AN,AR,AS,CH,CT,DL,HP,JK,JH,MH,ML,NL,RJ,TG,UP,UK,WB,PB
26 Monday Kanakadasa Jayanthi KT
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER

01 Saturday State Inauguration Day NL
03 Monday Feast of St. Francis Xavier GA
05 Wednesday Birthday Of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah JK
10 Monday Losoong SK
11 Tuesday Losoong 1 SK
12 Wednesday Pa Togan Nengminza Sangma ML
18 Tuesday Death Anniversary of U So So Tham ML
19 Wednesday Liberation Day of Daman & diu / Goa Liberation Day DD ,GA
24 Monday Christmas Festival /Christmas Eve ML, MZ ,NL
25 Tuesday Christmas Day AN,AP,AR,AS,BH,CH,CT,DD,DL,GA,GJ,HP,JK,JH,KT,KL,MP,MH,MN, ML,MZ,NL,OD,RJ,TN,TG,UP,UK,WB,PY,TR,SK,PB
26 Wednesday Christmas Festival 1 / Christmas Festival / Christmas Day 1 ML, MZ, NL
27 Thursday Christmas Day 2 NL
30 Sunday U Kiang Nangbah ML 
AN – ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS, AR – ARUNACHAL PRADESH, AP – ANDHRA PRADESH, AS – ASSAM, BH – BIHAR, CH – CHANDIGARH, CT – CHATTISGARH, DD – DAMAN & DIU (U.T.), DL- NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI,DN – DADARA & NAGAR HAVELI, GJ – GUJARAT, GA – GOA, HP – HIMACHAL PRADESH, HR – HARYANA, JH – JHARKHAND, JK – JAMMU & KASHMIR, KT – KARNATAKA, KL- KERALA, ML- MEGHALAYA, MH – MAHARASHTRA, MN – MANIPUR, MP – MADHYA PRADESH,

MZ – MIZORAM, NL – NAGALAND, OD – ODISHA, PB – PUNJAB, PY – PONDICHERRY, RJ – RAJASTHAN, SK – SIKKIM, TG- TELANGANA, TN – TAMIL NADU, TR – TRIPURA, UP – UTTAR PRADESH, UK – UTTARAKHAND, WB – WEST BENGAL

Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for the year 2018

Holiday List Under Negotiable Instruments Act for year 2018

 

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Eid Al-Adha Holiday 2020

Eid Al-Adha Holiday 2020


Bakra Id 2020

Eid al-Adha 2020 in India will begin Thursday, 30 July and ends in the evening of Friday, 31 July

Eid 2020 Date Time Wishes

Thursday 30 July 2020

Country Known as Date
 Kuwait Eid Al-Adha Holiday
 Maldives Eid-ul Al’haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
 Oman Eid Al-Adha Holiday
 Qatar Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector and banks
 Saudi Arabia Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector and banking and insurance sectors
 United Arab Emirates Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector
Thursday 30 July 2020
Country Known as Date
 Afghanistan Day of Arafa
 Bharain Arafat Day
 Egypt Arafat Day
 Jordan Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
 Kuwait Arafat Day
 Libya Arafat Day Arafat (Haj) Day
 Maldives Hajj Day Arafat (Haj) Day
 Oman Arafat Day Haj Day
 Qatar Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector and banks
 Saudi Arabia Eid Al Adha Holiday Arafat (Haj) Day
 United Arab Emirates Arafat (Haj) Day
Thursday 30 July 2020
Country Known as Date
Afghanistan Afghanistan Eid al-Adha Feast of Scarifice
Albania Albania Eid Al-Adha
Bahrain Bahrain Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Bangladesh Bangladesh Eid ul-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Cameroon Cameroon Eid Al Adha
Djibouti Djibouti Eid Al Adha Feast of the sacrifice
East Timor East Timor Idul Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Egypt Egypt Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Gabon Gabon Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Gambia Gambia Tobaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Ghana Ghana Eidul-Adha
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Guyana Guyana Eid-Ul-Adha
Jordan Jordan Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Kenya Kenya Feast of the Sacrifice
Kosovo Kosovo Eid ul-Adha Feast of the sacrifice
Kuwait Kuwait Eid Al-Adha
Lebanon Lebanon Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Libya Libya Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Madagascar Madagascar (regional) Eid Al Adha For Muslims
Maldives Maldives Eid-ul Al’haa Sacrifice Feast
Niger Niger Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Nigeria Nigeria Id el Kabir Eid Al Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Oman Oman Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Pakistan Pakistan Eid ul-Azha Holiday
Philippines Philippines Eidul Adha Sacrifice Feast
Qatar Qatar Eid Al Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Rwanda Rwanda Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Eid Al Adha Feast of the sacrifice
Sudan Sudan Eid-Al-Adha Feast Of Sacrifice
Suriname Suriname Idul Adha
Uganda Uganda Eid Al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Eid Al Adha
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Kurban Khait Date varies on Lunar cycle

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Country Known as Date
Afghanistan Afghanistan Eid al-Adha Holiday
Algeria Algeria Eid ul-Adha Sacrifice Feast
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Gurban Bayrami Festival of Sacrifice
Bahrain Bahrain Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Bangladesh Bangladesh Eid ul-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Benin Benin Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Brunei Brunei Hari Raya Aidil Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Tabaski The Feast of Sacrifice
Burundi Burundi Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Central African Republic Central African Republic Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Chad Chad Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Djibouti Djibouti Eid Al Adha Holiday
Egypt Egypt Eid Al Adha Holiday
Ethiopia Ethiopia Eid Al Adaha Arefa
Guinea Guinea Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
India India (regional) Idul Juha Bakrid. Many states
Indonesia Indonesia Idul Adha
Iran Iran Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Iraq Iraq Eid Al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Jordan Jordan Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Kuwait Kuwait Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kurman Ait The Feast of Sacrifice
Lebanon Lebanon Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Libya Libya Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Malaysia Malaysia Hari Raya Haji Festival of Sacrifice
Maldives Maldives Eid-ul Al’haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Mali Mali Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Mauritania Mauritania Eid al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Morocco Morocco Eid Kbir Eid Al-Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Niger Niger Tabaski Holiday Null
Nigeria Nigeria Id el Kabir Holiday Eid Al Adha. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Oman Oman Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Pakistan Pakistan Eid ul-Azha Day 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Qatar Qatar Eid Al Adha Holiday
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid Al Adha Holiday Date to be confirmed.
Senegal Senegal Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Singapore Singapore Hari Raya Haji Feast of the sacrifice
Spain Spain (regional) Aid El Kebir Ceuta, Melilla only. Feast of Sacrifice
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Idul Adha Hajjhi Festival Day
Tajikistan Tajikistan Kurban Bairam The Feast of Sacrifice
Tanzania Tanzania Eid El Haj Sacrifice Feast
Togo Togo Tabaski Feast of the Sacrifice
Tunisia Tunisia Aïd El Kebir Eid al-Adha
Turkey Turkey Kurban Bayrami Sacrifice Feast
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Kurban Bairam The Feast of Sacrifice
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Kurban Bairam The Feast of Sacrifice
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Eid Al Adha Holiday
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Kurban Khait Holiday
Yemen Yemen Eid Al-Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday 23 August 2018
Country Known as Comments
Afghanistan Afghanistan Eid al-Adha Holiday
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Gurban Bayrami Holiday Festival of Sacrifice
Bahrain Bahrain Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Bangladesh Bangladesh Eid ul-Adha Day 2 Date varies on Lunar cycle
Egypt Egypt Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector and banks
India India (regional) Idul Juha Holiday Jammu and Kashmir
India India (regional) Bakrid Delhi
Iraq Iraq Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Jordan Jordan Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Kuwait Kuwait Eid Al-Adha Holiday
Libya Libya Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Malaysia Malaysia (regional) Hari Raya Haji Holiday Kelantan, Terengganu only. Second day of Festival of Sacrifice
Maldives Maldives Eid-ul Al’haa Holiday Sacrifice Feast
Mauritania Mauritania Eid al-Adha Holiday Null
Morocco Morocco Eid Kbir Banks and Government only
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Pakistan Pakistan Eid ul-Azha Day 2
Qatar Qatar Eid Al Adha Holiday
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Eid Al Adha Holiday Date to be confirmed.
Tunisia Tunisia Aïd El Kebir Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Turkey Turkey Kurban Bayrami Holiday Sacrifice Feast
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Kurban Khait Holiday
Yemen Yemen Eid Al-Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle

Friday 24 August 2018

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Egypt Egypt Eid Al Adha Holiday Public sector
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Saturday 25 August 2018

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Sunday 26 August 2018

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Eid al-Fitr 2018

Eid al-Fitr 2018 will begin in the evening of Thursday, 14 June and ends in the evening of Friday, 15 June 2018

Ratha Yatra 2017 – Puri

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is observed the second Sunday in May. It is a time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers for their contribution to family.

Vaisakhi 2018 and Turban Day in Grand Style

In April 13 observe Vaisakhi, the new year celebrations in Punjab. a celebration of abundant harvest in the autumn season, farmers pray to the Gods on this day thanking for the same.

Observing the day involves an important tradition called “Aawat Pauni” wherein people get together to harvest wheat and sing dohay at the end of it. People also perform the Bhangra dance as an integral part of their culture.
The day is also observed as Khalsa Sirjana Divas among the Sikhs as it is on this day the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, laid down the foundation of the Panth Khalsa – “Order of the Pure Ones giving rise to the festival of Khalsa Sirjana Divas” as well as a celebration for those who have accepted the five K’s.

Navratri: Tuesday 28 March 2017 Marks Beginning of 9-Day Festival Devoted to Worship of Hindu Deity Durga.
The festival, which observes nine nights as worship for the goddess’ nine forms, is celebrated twice per year, with the Chaitra Navratri variation running from March 28 ends in April 05 this year.

Gudi Padwa March 28, 2017

Gudi Padwa 2017 Maharashtrian Celebration Marking New Year Takes Place March 28, 2017
The celebration, also called Ugadi, takes place on first day of the Chaitra month, according to the Hindu calendar. The festival marks the return of Lord Ram to Ayodhya after defeating King Ravana. On this day, Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya along with his consort Sita and brother Lakshama after defeating demon King Ravana in Lanka.

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Pratipada Tithi Begins = 08:26 on 28th March 2017

Pratipada Tithi Ends = 05:44 on 29th March 2017

Ugadi March 28, 2017

Ugadi: Telugu New Year’s Day Celebrated in India’s Deccan Plateau.
In some regions of India, Ugadi is called Vikram Samvat or Bhartiya Nav Varsh. A symbolic dish, known as bevu-bella, is prepared to represent six different emotional experiences.
Ugadi is the Telegu New Year’s Day for the people of the Deccan region of India. It is a public holiday in the following regions: Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh.

Halloween 2017 Date Saturday, October 31

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Eid al-Adha 2017 in India will begin in the evening of Friday, 1 September and ends in the evening of Saturday, 2 September

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi 2017

Jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh deva
Mata jaki Parvati, pita Mahadeva.

Ek dant dayavant, char bhuja dhari

Mathe par tilak sohe, muse ki savari
Pan chadhe, phul chadhe, aur chadhe meva
Ladduan ka bhog lage, sant kare seva.

Jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh deva,

Mata jaki Parvati, pita Mahadeva…

Andhan ko ankh det, kodhin ko kaya

Banjhan ko putra det, nirdhan ko maya
Surya shaam sharan aye, safal kije seva.

Jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh, jai Ganesh deva,

Mata jaki Parvati, Pita Mahadeva..

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Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Everything You Wanted to Know About its Significance And Rituals

“Ganesh Chaturthi” also called “Vinayaka Chaturthi”

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Date Puja Time

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration Date: Thursday, September 13

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Puja Time

Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Time = 11:03 AM to 01:34 PM
Duration = 2 Hours 31 Mins
On 4th Sep, Time to Avoid Moon Sighting = 06:54 PM to 08:30 PM
Duration = 1 Hour 35 Mins
On 5th Sep, Time to Avoid Moon Sighting = 09:16 AM to 09:05 PM
Duration = 11 Hours 48 Mins

Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi Begins = 06:54 PM on 12th Sep 2018
Ganesh Chaturthi Tithi Ends = 09:09 PM on 13th Sep 2018

Also see 108 Names of Lord Ganesha

The commencement to the conception of the elephant God has started.

Albeit praised the whole way across India, Ganesh Chaturthi (or Vinayak Chaturthi, as its additionally known) is a truly paramount celebration particularly in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in the Deccan and South India. This Ganesh celebration is about bringing home splendidly created icons of the God, and there he will sit in state till Ganesh Chaturthi on September 19, when he is devotedly drenched in water.

The festival celebrates Lord Ganesha as the God of New Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles as well as the god of wisdom and intelligence and is observed throughout India, especially in the states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Goa, Telangana and Chhattisgarh and now in West Bengal we will seen large number of Puja Pandals. even in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh usually celebrated privately at home or offices.

Lalbaugcha Raja Amitabh Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra

Film celebrity Ganesh Chaturthi Puja photo – Lalbaugcha Raja Amitabh Bachchan to Priyanka Chopra

Lalbaugcha Raja is the most Popular and grand Ganesh Pandal of Mumbai.

Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

Arrangements for Ganesh Chaturthi- which denote the conception of the Lord Ganesh- start up to ten days ahead of time, and now and then even months ahead of time. In essentially every area, a brilliantly enriched and carefully made Ganesh icon is made, to be enlightened and venerated for the majority of the ten days paving the way to Ganesh Chaturthi.

Amazing pandals or stages are situated up and loaded with crisp blossoms and the symbols are spruced up in bright garments and sparkling adornments. There is sharp rivalry to see which pandal has been most imaginatively designed and off and on again there is even a prize for the best dressed icon!

Upon the arrival of the Ganesh celebration itself, desserts – particularly laddoos and sugary modaks, which are a most loved of the God – are circulated (and expended) and Ganesh sanctuaries are packed with fans who take part in the love of the divinity.

Ganpati Bappa Morya

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations across India

Vinayaka Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 celebrations best photo collection

At the point when all the celebrations are over, the icons which have been adored in the course of recent days are taken out in an amazing parade. Amid this parade the abundantly worshipped God is raised on eager shoulders, or rides in open trucks and carriages.

Joined by firecrackers showcases, pounding drums and the sound of a huge number of voices singing reverential tunes, the symbols are ceremonially submerged in a close-by ocean, lake or waterway. The drenching function, which is known as the ‘visarjan’, marks the end of the merriments. The individuals hit the dance-floor with extraordinary eagerness and singing leases the air, urging the god to return quickly the one year from now.

“Ganpati bapa, mouriya! Pudcha varshi, laukar ya!”

Hail Lord Ganesha, please return soon one year from now.

Centrality of Ganesh Chaturthi

The enthusiasm with which lovers commend the birthday of their most adored god – Lord Ganesha proposes the hugeness of Ganesh Chaturthi in their lives. As indicated by the prevalent view, Lord Ganesha plummets on the earth on Ganesh Chaturthi to stay with his fans for the course of ten days and clear all their snags. As an exchange enthusiasts spoil their dearest Lord Ganesha as a respected visitor and set up his most loved desserts – modaks.

The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi is seen on the fourth day of Bhadrapad Shukla Paksha (rising moon stage), of the Hindu lunar month of Magh. It is accepted that Lord Ganesha was conceived on the fourth day of the splendid fortnight of Magh, consequently creating a relationship in the middle of Ganesh and chaturthi (four).

Individuals additionally venerate Ashtavinayak – the eight epitomes of Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi. It is accepted that Ashtavinayak dispensed with the negative vitality of fiendishness forces from this world and this conviction adds to the criticalness of Ganesh Chaturthi as it is accepted that Ganesha dependably come to annihilate the malevolent from this planet.

Breaking coconuts is viewed as propitious on Ganesh Chaturthi as when it is crushed on the floor it retains the negative vitality from the climate and accordingly guaranteeing your prosperity hence in every wander you embrace.

Ganpati Bappa Morya

Ganesh Chaturthi Myth

A prevalent misconception connected with Ganesh Chaturthi is that one ought to forgo taking a gander at the moon on this day. The tale behind this myth goes like on one of his birthdays, Lord Ganesha in the wake of stuffing his paunch with modaks, rode on his mouse that staggered in the wake of seeing a snake. This brought about Ganesha tumbling down, blasting out his stomach and spilling all the modaks. Ganesha stuffed all the modaks go into his stomach and tied his gut with the snake. Seeing this moon in the sky beginning chuckling generously, which irritated Ganesha and he reviled moon that any individual who will take a gander at it on Ganesh Chaturthi will welcome a bad fortunes. From that point forward individuals swear off taking a gander at the moon on the celebration.


Ganesh Chaturthi Beliefs

In Hindu mythology Lord Ganesha is known as the master of beginnings and as the ruler of hindrance remover. Subsequently all propitious events and religious capacities start by summoning his endowments. As per Hindu mythology any individual who adores Lord Ganesha before beginning any religious event or wedding service gets his endowments which help in a fruitful perfection of the event. Master Ganesha is likewise connected with trade and merchants till date look for his favors before beginning any new wander.

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Thursday, September 13

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018?

Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday, September 13

When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2018?

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 Thursday September 13th

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