2016 Calendar India : 2016 Indian Holidays Calendar

India is a land of diversity. People of different religions live in different parts of the country, each celebrating a different festival.

Festivals are an integral part of people’s life in India. Festivals of India portray the rich cultural heritage of the country.

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Festivals of India are characterized by color, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals.

Major Festivals of India include - Makar Sankranti, Baisakhi, Diwali festival, Durga Puja, Dussehra, Onam, Holi, Janmashtami, Karwa Chauth, Maha shivaratri, Naag Panchami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Pongal, Raksha bandhan, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Lohri, Eid ul Fitr, Muhorram, Ram Navami, Christmas, Good Friday, Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, Republic Day, Jamshed Navroz, Buddha Purnima, etc

Indian Holidays in Year 2016 :

1st January Friday English New Year
14th January Thursday Lohri
15th January Friday Pongal, Makar Sankranti
16th January Saturday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
26th January Tuesday Republic Day
31st January Sunday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
12th February Friday Vasant Panchami
7th March Monday Maha Shivaratri
10th March Thursday Ramakrishna Jayanti
20th March Sunday Vernal Equinox, Parsi New Year
23rd March Wednesday Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan
24th March Thursday Holi
25th March Friday Good Friday
26th March Saturday Shivaji Jayanti
27th March Sunday Easter
1st April Friday Bank’s Holiday
8th April Friday Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
9th April Saturday Jhulelal Jayanti
13th April Wednesday Solar New Year, Baisakhi
14th April Thursday Ambedkar Jayanti
15th April Friday Rama Navami
19th April Tuesday Mahavir Swami Jayanti
21st April Thursday Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
7th May Saturday Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
11th May Wednesday Shankaracharya Jayanti
21st May Saturday Buddha Purnima
20th June Monday Kabirdas Jayanti
1st July Friday Jamat Ul-Vida
6th July Wednesday Jagannath Rathyatra
7th July Thursday Eid al-Fitr, Ramadan
15th August Monday Independence Day
18th August Thursday Raksha Bandhan
25th August Thursday Krishna Janmashtami
5th September Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
13th September Tuesday Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
2nd October Sunday Gandhi Jayanti
3rd October Monday Al-Hijra, Islamic New Year
9th October Sunday Durga Ashtami
10th October Monday Maha Navami
11th October Tuesday Dussehra
12th October Wednesday Day of Ashura, Muharram
19th October Wednesday Karwa Chauth
29th October Saturday Narak Chaturdashi
30th October Sunday Diwali, Lakshmi Puja
31st October Monday Gowardhan Puja
1st November Tuesday Bhaiya Dooj
6th November Sunday Chhath Puja
14th November Monday Guru Nanak Jayanti, Nehru Jayanti
12th December Monday Milad an-Nabi, Id-e-Milad
25th December Sunday Merry Christmas

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