Andhra Pradesh Holidays In 2019

Everyone wants to spend quality time with friends and families. Holidays are a good time. Working professionals can celebrate festivals with happiness while students can spend festivals with parents and friends. Holidays are important especially for working individuals who can stay away from the regular life. They give people a fresh feeling to work competitively.

The state and central governments have announced the list of national and public holidays in Andhra Pradesh in 2019. A majority of public holidays are common among states. Only state-specific holidays will differ from one state to another. The holiday calendar helps people plan in a better way. For instance, if you are working in Hyderabad and your family stays in other part of the state, you will be able to book a bus ticket or a train ticket to celebrate festivals or make a trip during holidays.

The List Of National And Regional Holidays Of Andhra Pradesh In 2019

The following is the list of regional public and national holidays in Andhra Pradesh in 2019:

Holiday Date Day Remark
Sankranti 14 January 2019 Monday Karnataka, Assam, Andhra Pradesh
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday Nationally celebrated
Maha Shivratri 4 March 2019 Monday
Doljatra 21 March 2019 Thursday
Bank Holiday 1 April 2019 Monday Bank account closing day
Ugadi 6 April 2019 Saturday Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2019 Sunday Celebrates the birth of Dr B R Ambedkar
Ram Navami 14 April 2019 Sunday Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama
Mahavir Jayanti 17 April 2019 Wednesday
Idul Fitr 5 June 2019 Wednesday Several states
Idul Adha 12 August 2019 Monday Several states
Independence Day 15 August 2019 Thursday Nationally celebrated
Ganesh Chaturthi 2 September 2019 Monday
Muharram 10th Day 10 September 2019 Tuesday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2019 Wednesday Nationally celebrated
Durgashtami 6 October 2019 Sunday Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
Dussehra 8 October 2019 Tuesday Vijay Dashami
Diwali 27 October 2019 Sunday
Id-e-Milad 10 November 2019 Sunday
Christmas Day 25 December 2019 Wednesday Observed in several states

Bank Holidays in Andhra Pradesh 2019

The following is the list of bank holidays in Andhra Pradesh in 2019:

Holiday Date Day
Pongal 14 January 2019 Monday
Kanuma Panduga 15 January 2019 Tuesday
Republic Day 26 January 2019 Saturday
Maha Shivaratri 4 March 2019 Monday
Holi 20 March 2019 Wednesday
Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanti 5 April 2019 Friday
Ugadi 6 April 2019 Saturday
Ram Navami 14 April 2019 Sunday
Dr B R Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2019 Sunday
Good Friday 19 April 2019 Friday
Idul Fitr 5 June 2019 Wednesday

Note: All banks remain closed during bank holidays in Andhra Pradesh, but ATMs will be open.

Description of Famous Festival Holiday in Andhra Pradesh in 2019

Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is an ancient Hindu festival and usually falls on the fourteenth of January every year. The festival is dedicated to God Surya. People will offer traditional foods to the ancestors.

Maha Shivaratri: Like other states, Maha Shivaratri is observed in Andhra Pradesh as well. Lord Shiva is worshipped on the festival day. A jaagaran is held by the devotees of Lord Shiva at night.

Independence Day: Independence Day is celebrated throughout the country every year on 15 August. It was the day in 1947 when India was declared freedom from the administration of the British.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival, which celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesh. The clay idols of Lord Ganesh are installed at homes and even public spaces.

Durgashtami: Durgashtami is a part of Durga Puja. The devotees of Goddess Durga observe fast on the eighth day of Durgashtami, which is Durgashtami.

Diwali: Diwali is a public holiday in Andhra Pradesh in the year 2019. The festival signifies the triumph of light over darkness.

Christmas Day: Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day all over the world on 25 December every year.

Destinations to Spend Holidays in Andhra Pradesh

Araku Valley: At a distance of 635 km from Hyderabad, 85 km for Vizianagaram, 432 km from Vijayawada and 112 from Vizag, Araku Valley is a hill station in the Vizag district of Andhra Pradesh. People can plan a trip to this place to explore the beauty of Tyda, Katiki Falls, Tribal Museum and Padmapuram Batanical.

Srisailam: At a distance of 527 km from Bangalore, 229 km from Hyderabad and 160 km from Nandyal, Srisailam is one of the most significant pilgrimage centers of Lord Shiva in the country. It is a famous weekend gateway from Hyderabad. The major attractions of the destination include Mallikarjun Temple and Srishailam Dam.

Lepakshi: At a distance of 225 km from Tirupati, 124 km from Bangalore and 125 km from Anantapur, Lepakshi is an important heritage site emphasizing the legacy of Vijayanagar Dynasty. You can plan a 2-3 day trip to these destinations to spend holidays in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh Bank Holidays 2018

Holiday Day Date
Pongal Sunday 14 January 2018
Kanuma Panduga Monday 15 January 2018
Republic Day Friday 26 January 2018
Maha Shivaratri Tuesday 13 February 2018
Holi Thursday 01 March 2018
Ugadi Sunday 18 March 2018
Ram Navami Sunday 25 March 2018
Good Friday Friday 30 March 2018
Babu Jagjivan Rao Jayanti Sunday 05 April 2018
Ambedkar Jayanti Saturday 14 April 2018
Idul Fitr Friday 15 June 2018
Independence Day Wednesday 15 August 2018
Bakrid Wednesday 22 August 2018
Janmashtami Monday 03 September 2018
Ganesh Festival Thursday 02 October 2018
Muharram Friday 21 September 2018
Gandhi Jayanthi Tuesday 02 October 2018
Maha Ashtami Wednesday 17 October 2018
Vijay Dashami Friday 19 October 2018
Deepavali Tuesday 06 November 2018
Eid e Milad Wednesday 21 November 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December 2018

The List Of National And Regional Holidays Of Andhra Pradesh In 2018

Holiday Date Day Remarks
Makar Sankrati 14 January 2018 Sunday Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Telangana
Republic Day 26 January 2018 Friday Throughout India
Maha Shivaratri 13 February Tuesday
Doljatra 01 March 2018 Thursday Holi Dahan
Ugadi 18 March 2018 Sunday Kannada and Telugu New Year
Ram Navami 25 March 2018 Sunday Honors the birth of Lord Rama
Mahavir Jayanti 29 April 2018 Thursday The important festivals for Jainism community
Bank Holiday 01 April2018 Sunday Year account closing day
Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2018 Saturday Birthday of Ambedkar
Idul Fitr 15 June 2018 Friday Many states
Independence Day 15 August 2018 Wednesday Throughout India
Idul Juha 22 August 2018 Wednesday Bakrid several states
Ganesh Festival 13 September 2018 Thursday
Muharram 20 September 2018 Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2018 Tuesday Throughout India
Durgastami 17 October 2018 Wednesday Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha
Dusshera 19 October 2018 Friday Vijay Dashami
Deewali 07 November 2018 Wednesday
Id-e-Milad 21 November 2018 Wednesday
Christmas Day 25 December 2018 Thursday All states

The aforementioned dates of regional public and restricted holidays have been taken from the most authenticated and latest references. There is a possibility that the holiday dates for certain Islamic festivals and the festivals of other communities may be revised later on. We are not responsible under such circumstances.

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