Public Holidays in Haryana 2017

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Holidays depend upon regional and religious and festivals are celebrated throughout the country. Haryana is a state of cultural diversity, some of the major festivals that hosts by Haryana Every year.

Also, you can club your public and Government holidays accordingly in India. On the other hand you can also spend with family and friends in holidays. Also, look for places to chill out during Government holidays, so you can have great leisure time

Central and State government will follow the date which are declared by Indian Government. Some dates like Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanti will never change.

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List of National and regional Holidays

Here you find Holidays list of Bihar 2017. These tables have names of festival and it also contains national holidays in India on that date.

National and Regional holidays of Haryana 2017

Holiday Date Day Remark
Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh 5 January Tuesday Birthday of last guru Gobind Singh. Sikhs offer special prayers gatherings at all Gurudwaras
Republic Day 26 January Thursday Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituency Assembly and came into effect on 26 January 1950
Sir Chhotu Ram Jayanti 01 February Wednesday Birth anniversary Sir Chhotu Ram was a prominent politician in British India’s Punjab Province
Vasant Panchami 01 February Wednesday Basant Panchami is a festival that signifies the beginning of Vasant Ritu and goddess Saraswati is worshipped
Guru Ravidas 10 February Friday Birthday birth anniversary he was a north mystic in the 15th century
Maharishi Dayanand saraswati Jayanti 21Feburary Tuesday birth anniversary celebrated only in Haryana
Maha Shivaratri 24 February Friday Celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, occurs in luni-solar month of Hindu Calendar
Holi 13 March Monday Holi is a festival of colors, it is related to Radha-krishna and their playfulness
Shaheedi Diwas of  Bhagat Singh,  Rajguru and Sukhdev 23 March Thursday On this day great revolutionaries and freedom fighters, Bhagwat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged to death by the British

Second list of Public and National holidays of Haryana 2017

Holiday Date Day Remark
Bank Holiday       01 April Saturday Annual Accounts closing, only bank has holiday
Ram Navami


05 April Wednesday Celebrates on the birth of Lord Rama, falls on one ninth day of Hindu lunar
Mahavir Jayanti 09 April Sunday Important festival for Jains celebrated on the eve of Mahavira
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April Friday Birth Anniversary, who is the Father Of Constitution of India
Prashurama Jayanti 28 April Friday The birthday of Parshuram is celebrated on the 3rd day of Shukla Paksh of Vaishakh month. This day is also known as Parshu Rama Dwadashi and people fast on this day to be blessed with a son
Buddha Purnima 10 May Wednesday Birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, who is the founder of Buddhism. Buddha Purnima falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha
Maharana Pratap Jayanti 28 May Sunday celebrated by Haryana and Himachal Pradesh

Another List for Public and National Holidays 2017

Holiday Date Day Remarks
sant guru kabir jayanti 09 June Friday Kabir Jayanti is an annual event that is observed in the honor of Sant Kabir Das. It is celebrated on the ‘Purnima
Idul Fitr 26 June Monday Celebrated by Muslims all over the world that marks end of Ramadan
Teej 26 July Wednesday It is celebrated to welcome the season of monsoon. After the first showers of rainy season, a small insect called Teej in the state of Haryana comes out from the earth’s soil
Janmashtami 15 August Monday Annual Hindu festival celebrates the birth of Krishna, Eight Avatar of Krishna
Independence Day 15 August Tuesday India got its freedom from the Britishers Rule on 15yh August 1947
Idul Juha 02 September Saturday It is a Sacrifice Feast second of two Muslim holidays celebrated Worldwide
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanati 21 September Thursday birth anniversary celebrations of a legendary Hindu king Agrasen Maharaj
Haryana heroes Martyrdom day 23 September Saturday Haryana hero’s Martyrdom day The Haryana Government will observe Haryana War Heroes in a befitting manner to keep alive them
Dussehra 30 September Saturday Dussehra is a major Hindu Festival Celebrated at the end of Navaratri every year
Mahatma Gandhi Birthday 02 October Monday Birth of Gandhi and declared as a national holiday
Maharishi Valmiki Birthday 5 October Thursday Valmiki is the first poet of Sanskrit literature. He was the author of epic Ramayana
Diwali 19 October Thursday Hindu festival of lights celebrated autumn in the northern hemisphere
Vishvakarma Day 20 October Friday Vishwakarma Puja is a day of celebration for Vishwakarma
Public Holiday 31 October Tuesday  Birth anniversary of Sardar Patel Haryana
Haryana Holiday 01 November Wednesday One of the 29 states in India, situated in North India. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on a verbal basis
Guru Nanak Birthday 4 November Saturday Founder of Sikh, on his birthday all will get up   Early mornings and start parade from Gurdwaras and then moves to different locations by singing hymns or shabads
Milad-un-Nabi 02 December Friday birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which is celebrated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar
Christmas 25 December Monday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ
Haryana Day 01 November Wednesday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti  celebrated by the Sikhs as the birthday of their tenth and last guru Guru Gobind Singh
Shahbeed Udham SIngh’s Birthday 26 December Tuesday Birth anniversary of Shaheed Sardar Udham SIngh a revolutionary nationalist


  • Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday are secure holidays and are observed nationally.
  • In India Public holidays are depend on region and also different from one place to another place. Above dates is a government holiday. In addition, there are many festivals and fairs depend on states and these dates will keep on changing.
  • Muslim festivals are according to various phases of moon time and dates given above.
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are not government official holidays but they are observed as holidays nationally.

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