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India (Maharashtra) : 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

    Internet domain: .in - Telephone code: +91 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +5:30 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Sunday
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    Wednesday may 1, 2024Maharashtra Day/Labour DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday may 7, 2024Election DaySecular holiday
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    Monday may 20, 2024Election DaySecular holiday
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    Monday may 20, 2024Parliamentary electionSpecial Events
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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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    Monday june 17, 2024Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Monday july 1, 2024Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of IndiaBanks only
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    Tuesday july 2, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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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, 2024Farsi New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) - in Mumbai onlyZoroastrian
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Saturday september 7, 2024Ganesh ChaturthiHinduism
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    Monday september 16, 2024Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday september 30, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Wednesday october 2, 2024Mahatma Gandhi Birth AnniversarySecular holiday
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    Saturday october 12, 2024Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)Hinduism
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    Saturday october 19, 2024International film festivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday october 20, 2024VishvakarmanHinduism
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    Friday october 25, 2024Diwali (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday november 1, 2024Lakhshmi PujaHinduism
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    Saturday november 2, 2024Regional holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday november 2, 2024Deepavali/DipabaliHinduism
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    Monday november 11, 2024Diwali (end)School holidays
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    Friday november 15, 2024Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II PoyaSikhism
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    Maharashtra Day/Labour Day

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    Wednesday may 1, 2024
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoots again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis.In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Election Day

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    Tuesday may 7, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Election Day

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    Monday may 20, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Parliamentary election

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    Monday may 20, 2024
    Special Events :

    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 :

    Beginning of school year

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    School holidays :

    Annual Closing of Reserve Bank of India

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Banks only :

    Banks Inventory Day

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

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

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    Wednesday july 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Farsi New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) - in Mumbai only

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Zoroastrian : The first day of the first month of the Zoroastrian year

    Independence Day

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

    Ganesh Chaturthi

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    Saturday september 7, 2024
    Hinduism : During ten days, Hindus must prepare the celebration at home: their house must be cleaned up and purified, in particular at the place where the Ganesh statue wil be put. Those who participate in the procession, end and highlight of this celebration, also prepare their costume. Various religious ceremonies are celebrated. On the tenth day, the celebration culminates. Streets of main cities, especially Mumbaï (Bombay) are the field of extraordinary popular demonstrations. In this day, giant elephant idols are preceded by dancers and musicians.

    Prophet's Anniversary - Eid-Milad Nnabi (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Monday september 30, 2024
    Banks only :

    Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary

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    Wednesday october 2, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Vijaya Dashami (Dasera)

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    Saturday october 12, 2024
    Hinduism : The victory of Durga on evil forces, the destruction of Vasanas (subjectivity, selfishness, desires...) and the achievement of the deepest Self. Dominance of Saraswati (pure science) over Lakshmi (applied science)

    International film festival

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    Saturday october 19, 2024
    Culture : Lasts 1 week - http://mumbaifilmfestival.com/index.html in Mumbai 2024 edition confirmed

    Vishvakarman

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    Sunday october 20, 2024
    Hinduism : Personification of creation and the abstract form of the creator God according to the Rigveda. He is the presiding deity of all Vishwakarma (caste), engineers, artisans and architects.[1] He is believed to be the Principal Architect of the Universe , and the root concept of the later Upanishadic figures of Brahman and Purusha. [Wikipedia]

    Diwali (beginning)

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    Friday october 25, 2024
    School holidays :

    Lakhshmi Puja

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    Friday november 1, 2024
    Hinduism :

    Regional holiday

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    Saturday november 2, 2024
    Secular holiday : in Mumbai only

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Saturday november 2, 2024
    Hinduism : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days

    Diwali (end)

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    Monday november 11, 2024
    School holidays :

    Guru Nanak/Kartick Purnima/Parswanath's Rathojatra/II Poya

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    Friday november 15, 2024
    Sikhism : Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) Founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus. Sikhs believe that all subsequent Gurus possessed Guru Nanak’s divinity and religious authority Wikipedia