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India (Uttarakhand) : 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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    Friday march 8, 2024Maha ShivaratriHinduism
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    Monday march 25, 2024Holi / HolikaHinduism
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    Friday march 29, 2024Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday april 1, 2024Banks Inventory DayBanks only
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    Thursday april 11, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Sunday april 14, 2024Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar's Birthday - Maha Visuv SankratiSecular holiday
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    Wednesday april 17, 2024RamanavaniHinduism
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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, 2024Buddha PurnimaHinduism
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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 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 16, 2024Banks remain openBanks only
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    Tuesday july 16, 2024HarelaSecular holiday
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday august 19, 2024Raksha BandhanHinduism
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    Monday august 26, 2024Sri Krishna Jayanthi (Janmashtami)Hinduism
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    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.

    Holi / Holika

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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.

    Good Friday

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    Friday march 29, 2024
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Banks Inventory Day

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    Monday april 1, 2024
    Banks only :

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

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.

    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.

    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.

    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 : 3 weeks later in the hilly area

    Buddha Purnima

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    Thursday may 23, 2024
    Hinduism : Celebration of the ancient Gurus, in particular Sage Ved Vyas. A Guru is seen as a remover of darkness, a teacher. The date is the full moon of the month Asadha.

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

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    Monday june 17, 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 remain open

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    Tuesday july 16, 2024
    Banks only :

    Harela

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    Tuesday july 16, 2024
    Secular holiday : A Hindu festival celebrated basically in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state of India and some regions of Himachal Pradesh. It is called Hariyali or Rihyali in Kangra,Shimla and Sirmour regions of Himachal Pradesh. In Jubbal and Kinnaur of Himachal it is called Dakhrain. In Himachal people take their village deity to open place and sing and dance. It is celebrated thrice in year, the first two are during both the Navratis, Chaitra Navrati in the month of Chaitra and Sharad Navratri in the month of Ashwin.

    Independence Day

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

    Raksha Bandhan

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    Monday august 19, 2024
    Hinduism : The annual festival of Raksha Bandhan, which is meant to commemorate the abiding ties between siblings of opposite sex, usually takes place in late August, and is marked by a very simple ceremony in which a woman ties a rakhi — which may be a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string — around the wrist of her brother(s). The word raksha signifies protection, and bandhan is an association signifying an enduring sort of bond; and so, when a woman ties a rakhi around the waist of her brother, she signifies her loving attachment to him. He, likewise, recognizes the special bonds between them, and by extending his wrist forward, he in fact extends the hand of his protection over her.

    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