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India (Jammu & Kashmir) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Rupee (INR)
  • Banks are NOT working on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.
    No alcohol served in shops, restaurants during most holidays
    The nature of holidays in India appeals to culture, national values and religion

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  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Thursday february 8, 2024Isra and Mi'rajMuslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday february 21, 2024Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday march 8, 2024Maha ShivaratriHinduism
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    Thursday march 21, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Thursday march 21, 2024NowruzZoroastrian
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    Saturday march 23, 2024Martyr's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday march 25, 2024Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola PurnimaHinduism
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    Friday march 29, 2024Regional holidayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday april 1, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Friday april 5, 2024Juma-tul-vidaMuslim, Sufi
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    Sunday april 7, 2024Night of PowerMuslim, Sufi
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    Sunday april 7, 2024Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday april 9, 2024Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New YearBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Thursday april 11, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Saturday april 13, 2024BaisakhiSecular holiday
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    Sunday april 14, 2024Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv SankratiSecular holiday
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    Wednesday april 17, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Wednesday april 17, 2024RamanavaniHinduism
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    Saturday april 20, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Saturday april 20, 2024Bahu MelaHinduism
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    Sunday april 21, 2024Mahavir JayantiJainism
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    Friday may 17, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday may 23, 2024Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha BuchaBuddhism (Theravada)
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday july 1, 2024Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of IndiaBanks only
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    Monday july 1, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Tuesday july 2, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Friday july 5, 2024Guru Hargobind Ji's BirthdaySikhism
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning) -Jammu summer zonesSchool holidays
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    Friday july 5, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday july 8, 2024Summer holiday (end) - Jammu summer zonesSchool holidays
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    Saturday july 13, 2024Martyrs' DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday july 13, 2024Martyrs' DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Wednesday july 17, 2024Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday august 26, 2024Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)Hinduism
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    Isra and Mi'raj

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    Thursday february 8, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Wednesday february 21, 2024
    School holidays : in Jammu only

    Maha Shivaratri

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    Friday march 8, 2024
    Hinduism : A Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva and his marriage to Goddess Parvati. Ceremonies involving prayers and hymns take place mostly at night.

    Banks remain open

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    Thursday march 21, 2024
    Banks only :

    Nowruz

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    Thursday march 21, 2024
    Zoroastrian : Naw Ruz--Zoroastrian New Year and celebration of Righteousness Divine Spirit Asha Vahishta, creator of fire. Feast of Ahura Mazda, Spring Equinox Also spelled Newroz, Nauruz, Nauryz, Noe-Rooz, Nawroz, Norooz, Noruz, Novruz (in Azerbaijan and Turkey), Noh Ruz, Nauroz, Nav-roze, Navroz, Naw-Rúz, Nevruz, Sultan Nevruz, Наврӯз, Navruz, or Nowrouz [Wikipedia]

    Martyr's Day

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    Saturday march 23, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Holi / Holika / Medin Poya/Dola Purnima

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    Monday march 25, 2024
    Hinduism : The religious meaning of this celebration is the burning of any perversion. It marks the victory of good over evil. in Jammu only

    Regional holiday

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    Friday march 29, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : in Jammu province only

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    Banks only :

    Juma-tul-vida

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    Friday april 5, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The Muslims observe Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, with traditional religious fervour and solemnity at the Grand Mosque of Andarkilla in Chittagong. Millions of fasting people offer Friday prayers at mosques and prayer grounds. Jumatul Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the departure of holy month of Ramadan and considered the harbinger of the end of the showering of divine blessings that characterize the holy month. Holy Prophet (pbuh) also stressed the sanctity of this day.

    Night of Power

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    Sunday april 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Laylat al-Qadr - Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad

    Revelation of the Quran (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday april 7, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Believed to be the night when the Quran was first revealed. Some but not all Muslims believe that revelation of the Quran occurred in two phases, with the first phase being the revelation in its entirety on Laylat al-Qadr to the angel Gabriel (Jibril in Arabic) in the lowest heaven, and then the subsequent verse-by-verse revelation to Muhammad by Gabriel, across 23 years. [Wikipedia]

    Hindu, Navratri, Tamil, Telugu, Ugadi New Year

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    Tuesday april 9, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) : The Hindu New Year, also known as Ugadi, is on the day following the new moon on or after the spring equinox.

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Baisakhi

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    Saturday april 13, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv Sankrati

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    Sunday april 14, 2024
    Secular holiday : This lawyer and politician drafted the constitution of India.

    Banks remain open

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    Wednesday april 17, 2024
    Banks only :

    Ramanavani

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    Wednesday april 17, 2024
    Hinduism : Festivities take place in the Rama temples. recitation of the Ramayana (Perayana), which can last up to 9 days. Classical music and sacred chants.

    Banks remain open

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    Saturday april 20, 2024
    Banks only :

    Bahu Mela

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    Saturday april 20, 2024
    Hinduism : A grand celebration held in the Bahu Fort in Jammu. The fair is filled with fun, frolic and jubilance, with lights decorating the whole place, brightening up the entire atmosphere. One can witness the grand traditions of the people of Jammu, from the way they are dressed to folk dances to the delicious food present throughout this festival. in Jammu only [holidify.com]

    Mahavir Jayanti

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    Sunday april 21, 2024
    Jainism : Jain festival honoring Lord Mahavira on the founder's birthday.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday may 17, 2024
    School holidays : Summer zone schools

    Vesak - Buddha Purnima - Visakha Bucha

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    Thursday may 23, 2024
    Buddhism (Theravada) :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of India

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Banks only :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    School holidays :

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Tuesday july 2, 2024
    Banks only : Annual Closing of the Royal Bank of India (RBI)

    Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday

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    Friday july 5, 2024
    Sikhism : Also Saccha Badshah (ਸੱਚਾ ਪਾਦਸ਼ਾਹ True King) (19 June 1595–2 March 1644) was the sixth of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Guru on 25 May 1606 following in the footsteps of his father Guru Arjan Dev. From the very beginning he was the deadly enemy of Mughals. (Wikipedia)

    Summer holiday (beginning) -Jammu summer zones

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    Friday july 5, 2024
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday july 5, 2024
    School holidays : Winter zone schools

    Summer holiday (end) - Jammu summer zones

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    Monday july 8, 2024
    School holidays :

    Martyrs' Day

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    Saturday july 13, 2024
    Secular holiday : To mark a 1931 protest against the rule of Maharaja Hari Singh.

    Martyrs' Day

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    Saturday july 13, 2024
    Culture : To mark a 1931 protest against the rule of Maharaja Hari Singh in the then princely state. On that day, 22 Kashmiri men and women were shot dead as they gathered outside the Srinagar central jail to protest against the arrest and subsequent trial of Abdul Qadeer Gazi, who was seen as a crusader against Singh’s Dogra regime.

    Ashura - Moharram/Dr.Babu Jagjivan Ram (may last 2 days)

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    Wednesday july 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Independence Day

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the day in 1947 when India achieved freedom from British rule

    Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)

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    Monday august 26, 2024
    Hinduism : Hindu celebration of the birthday of Sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Sweets, fruits and milk products are available in abundance. Sri or Shree: A prefix denoting auspiciousness