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List of Islamic Holidays and Observed dates- India Gk Questions List 13

S. No. Name of Holiday Date (Dates are Not Fixed except National Holiday) Observed in
ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS      
1 Day of Ashura
10th Muharram. Death of Imam Hussain ibn Al
  All States & Territories.
2 Eid Milad-un-Nabi
Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday
  All States & Territories.
3 Birthday of Ali ibn Abi Talib
Terah Rajab
Hazrat Ali
  Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
4 Shab-e-Barat
Mid-Sha’ban
  Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
5 Jumat-ul-Wida
Alvida
Last Friday in Ramadan
  Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh
6 Eid ul-Fitr
Eid/Ramazan Id
End of Ramadan
  All States & Territories.
7 Eid e Ghadeer
Eid/Eid e Ghadeer
18th of Dhu al-Hijjah
  Telangana
8 Eid al-Adha
Bakr-Id
Feast of the Sacrifice
  all states and territories
       

 

List of Indian Hindu Holidays dates Gk Hindi Question List No. 12

List of Indian Holidays
S. No. Name of Holiday Date (Dates are Not Fixed except National Holiday) Observed in
HINDU HOLIDAYS
1 Republic Day (National Holiday) 26 Janaury
2 Independence Day (National Holiday) 15-Aug
3 Gandhi Jayanti (Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary) (National Holiday) 2-Oct
4 Bhogi/Lohri 13-Jan Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra (as Bhogi), Punjab (as Lohri)
5 Makar Sankranti/Pongal/Maghi/Magh Bihu 14 Janaury Andaman & Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam (as Magh Bihu), Gujarat (as Uttarayan), Karnataka, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, West Bengal (as Makar Sankranti), Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu (as Pongal), Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh (as Maghi), Rajasthan (as Makar Sankranti)
6 Thiruvalluvar Day Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
7 Vishu Kerala, Tamil Nadu
8 Uzhavar Thirunal
(Farmers’ Day)
Tamil Nadu
9 Vasant Panchami (Aka, Saraswati Puja) Orissa, Tripura, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra
10 Ratha Saptami Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka
11 Maha Shivaratri Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chandigarh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Orissa, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
12 Holi (Aka, Dol) All states and territories except Kerala, Nagaland, Mizoram, Goa, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
13 Gudi Padwa/Ugadi/Puthandu Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu
14 Ram Navami Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
15 Hanuman Jayanti Maharashtra, Orissa, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh (as Bada Mangal),Andhra pradesh and Telangana.
16 Akshaya Tritiya/Maharishi Parashurama Jayanti Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
17 Nag Panchami or Guga-Navami all states and territories except Goa
18 Raksha Bandhan (Aka, Rákhi Púrńimá) Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Haryana, Orissa, Punjab, Maharashtra, Telangana.
19 Krishna Janmashtami Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, West Bengal
20 Ganesh Chaturthi Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Orissa, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan
21 Onam Kerala, Pondicherry
22 Raja Parba Orissa
23 Mahalaya Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam, Orissa
24 Dussehra (Aka, Durgá Pujá) all states
holiday for 2 days in Andhra Pradesh, mainly in Telangana (after Bathukamma), Bihar, Kerala, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
holiday for 3 days in Orissa, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, and Tripura
holiday for 6 days in West Bengal
11th day Bhashani Utchhav in Orissa
25 Kumara Purnima (aka Kojaagari Pornima) Maharashtra (as Kojaagari Pornima),Madhya Pradesh, Odisha,Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, West Bengal.
26 Kumara Purnima (aka Kojaagari Pornima) Maharashtra (as Kojaagari Pornima),Madhya Pradesh, Odisha,Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, West Bengal.
27 Diwali (Aka, Káli Puja, Deepavali and Diipávali) All states
28 Devotthan Ekadashi Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and some parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh
29 Hartalika Teej Maharashtra, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
30 Jagaddhatri Puja West Bengal
31 Visvakarma Puja Orissa, West Bengal
32 Nuakhai Orissa
33 Chhath Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh
34 Bathukamma Telangana
35 Bonalu Telangana
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