Every state has different traditions and cultures. New Delhi is no different. So, every state has specific regional holidays, which cannot be the same across the country. There are three national holidays in India: Independence Day, which is celebrated on 15 August every year; Republic Day, which is celebrated on 26 January every year; and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi, which is celebrated on 02 October every year. These national holidays are common across the nation. All Indian state governments have declared the regional and public holidays for the year 2019.
List of Monthly Holidays 2019
List of Public Holidays in Delhi in 2019
Here’s the list of Delhi holidays in 2019 which includes national, regional and bank holidays which residents of Delhi can avail during the calendar year.
|1 January 2019||Tuesday||New Year||In many states|
|26 January 2019||Saturday||Republic Day||Across India|
|21 March 2019||Thursday||Holi||In many states|
|1 April 2019||Monday||Bank Holiday||Only for Banks|
|14 April 2019||Sunday||Ram Navami||In many states|
|17 April 2019||Wednesday||Mahavir Jayanti||In many states|
|19 April 2019||Friday||Good Friday||Across India|
|1 May 2019||Wednesday||May Day||In many states|
|19 May 2019||Sunday||Buddha Purnima||In many states|
|5 June 2019||Wednesday||Id-ul-Fitr||Across India|
|12 August 2019||Monday||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||Across India|
|15 August 2019||Thursday||Independence Day||Across India|
|23 August 2019||Friday||Janmashtami||In many states|
|10 September 2019||Tuesday||Muharram||Across India|
|2 October 2019||Wednesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Across India|
|8 October 2019||Tuesday||Dussehra||In many states|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||Maharishi Valmiki Birthday||In many states|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Diwali||Across India|
|10 November 2019||Sunday||Id-e-Milad||Across India|
|11 November 2019||Monday||Guru Nanak Birthday||In many states|
|25 December 2019||Wednesday||Christmas Festival||Across India|
Bank Holidays In Delhi In Year 2019
Apart from national and regional holidays, there are bank holidays which are observed in Delhi. During these bank holidays in Delhi, bank officials are off from work. As per the understanding between the Indian Banks’ Association and All India Bank Employees’ Association, all public sector banks in Delhi and other states of the country are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
Below is the list of bank holidays in Delhi in 2019:
|1 January 2019||Tuesday||New Year’s Day|
|12 January 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|26 January 2019||Saturday||Republic Day|
|26 January 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|9 February 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|23 February 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|9 March 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|21 March 2019||Thursday||Holi|
|23 March 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|1 April 2019||Monday||Yearly Closing of Bank Accounts|
|13 April 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|14 April 2019||Sunday||Ram Navami|
|17 April 2019||Wednesday||Mahavir Jayanti|
|19 April 2019||Friday||Good Friday|
|27 April 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|1 May 2019||Wednesday||May Day|
|11 May 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|18 May 2019||Saturday||Buddha Purnima|
|25 May 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|5 June 2019||Wednesday||Id-ul-Fitr|
|8 June 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|22 June 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|13 July 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|27 July 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|10 August 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|12 August 2019||Monday||Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)|
|15 August 2019||Thursday||Independence Day|
|24 August 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday/ Janmashtami|
|10 September 2019||Tuesday||Moharram|
|14 September 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|28 September 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|2 October 2019||Wednesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti|
|8 October 2019||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami|
|12 October 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti|
|26 October 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Diwali|
|9 November 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|10 November 2019||Sunday||Id-E-Milad|
|12 November 2019||Tuesday||Guru Nanak Jayanti|
|23 November 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
|14 December 2019||Saturday||Second Saturday|
|25 December 2019||Wednesday||Christmas|
|28 December 2019||Saturday||Fourth Saturday|
Holidays in Delhi will get you to see some of the historical monuments as well as our esteemed parliament, red fort, among others. With better planning and scheduling of leaves along with the mentioned holidays, you can effectively plan the best vacation in our country’s capital city of Delhi.
This page has specifically been customised for Delhi. The page gives you the much-needed information related to public and regional holidays in Delhi 2019. You find it useful if you are planning a holiday vacation with your friends and families. The calendar of holidays is essential for the working community. For instance, if you are working in Delhi, the capital city of India, and your place of origin is different, you can make use the calendar of holidays for various purposes such as booking a flight ticket and planning a holiday vacation.
Before we look at the list of public, regional and bank holidays in Delhi in 2019, let’s know more about Delhi. The population of the state was more than 11 million as per the latest census. The state has 11 districts. Hindi is the widely spoken language in the state followed by other regional languages. The state has numerous IT, ITES and manufacturing companies. With many tourist points, the state grabs the attention of domestic and international travelers.
Description Of Delhi Holidays 2019 (Before June 2019)
Republic Day: Republic Day is a gazetted holiday in India. The day honors the creation of the Indian constitution. All state, national and local government offices shall remain closed on the day. Business organisations and stores may be closed or have reduced operating hours. In 2019, Republic Day falls on Friday.
Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is a major Hindu festival celebrated on 14 February 2019, which falls on Wednesday. It is a popular festival in Delhi. People celebrate with joy. It is the day Shiva married to Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivaratri, also called Shivaratri, marks the convergence of Shiva and Shakti. The festival is celebrated on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Hindu calendar.
Holi: For the year 2019, Holi is observed on 02 March that falls on Friday. Usually, the festival falls in between the months of March and February. Holi is a two-day spring festival. The first day is called Chhoti and the second day is called Rangawali Holi. It is a colorful festival celebrated with love and affection among people.
Mahavir Jayanthi: Mahavir Jayanti celebrates the birth of Mahavir and falls between the months of March and April. In 2019, the festival is on 29 March that falls on Friday. The day is observed with fasting and prayers.
Bank Holiday: On 01 April every year, bank holiday will be declared. It is an account closing day for all types of banking institutions. For banks, the financial year begins on 01 April every year and ends on 31 March every year. The next section describes the list of bank holidays for the entire year 2019 in Delhi.
Note: Aforementioned are the major Delhi holidays 2019 before June
Description Of Delhi Holidays 2019 (After June 2019)
Idul Fitr: Idul Fitr is a popular Islamic festival celebrated on 16 June 2019 that falls on Saturday. It marks the end of Ramadan, an Islamic month of fasting. The day of Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal. The community of Islamic celebrates the festival across the nation.
Independence Day: Independence Day is a national holiday in India and is celebrated on 15 August every year honoring the country’s independence from the United Kingdom. Throughout the country, the festival is observed with flag-hoisting ceremonies, cultural functions and parades.
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti: India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti on 02 October every year to honor the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. His contributions and sacrifices to the nations have been tremendous. It is a gazetted Indian holiday.
Christmas Day: Christmas Day honors the birth of Lord Jesus and is celebrated on 25 December every year. It is a major festival for Christians who exchange gifts among themselves. In 2019, the festival falls on Tuesday.
Note: Aforementioned are the major festival holidays in Delhi 2019 after June.
Public Holidays in Delhi 2018
The following table outlines the national and regional public holidays in Delhi in 2018:
|26 January 2018||Friday||Republic Day||Honors the creation of the Indian constitution|
|14 February 2018||Wednesday||Maha Shivaratri||Himachal Pradesh, Delhi|
|02 March 2018||Friday||Holi|
|29 March 2018||Thursday||Mahavir Jayanti||The major religious holiday in Jainism|
|30 March 2018||Friday||Good Friday||Friday before easter Sunday|
|01 April 2018||Sunday||Bank Holiday||Bank account closing day|
|30 April 2018||Monday||Buddha Purnima||Birth of Buddha|
|16 June 2018||Saturday||Idul Fitr||Many states|
|15 August 2018||Wednesday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|22 August 2018||Wednesday||Indul Juha||Bakrid, many states|
|03 September 2018||Monday||Janmashtami||Restricted holiday|
|21 September 2018||Friday||Muharram||Many states|
|02 October 2018||Tuesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi||National holiday|
|19 October 2018||Friday||Dusshera||Vijay Dashami|
|24 October 2018||Wednesday||Birthday of Maharshi Valimiki||Punjab, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi|
|07 November 2018||Wednesday||Diwali||Many states|
|21 November 2018||Wednesday||Id-e-Milad|
|23 November 2018||Friday||Guru Nanak Birthday||Birthday of the founder of Sikhism community|
|25 December 2018||Tuesday||Christmas Day||Many states|
The Following Table Outlines The Bank Holidays In Delhi In 2018:
|Republic Day||26 January 2018||Friday||Throughout India|
|Holi||02 March 2018||Friday|
|Ram Navami||25 March 2018||Sunday||Celebrates the birth of Lord Shiva|
|Mahavir Jayanti||29 March 2018||Thursday||Important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Good Friday||30 March||Friday|
|Bank Holiday||01 April 2018||Sunday||Year account closing day|
|Buddha Purnima||30 April 2018||Monday|
|Idul Fitr||15 June 2018||Friday||Several states|
|Independence Day||15 August 2018||Wednesday||Throughout India|
|Parsi New Year||17 August 2018||Friday|
|Idul Juha||22 August 2018||Wednesday||Bakrid several states|
|Jantnashtami||03 September 2018||Monday||Restricted Holiday|
|Muharram||20 September 2018||Thursday|
|Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||02 October 2018||Tuesday||Throughout India|
|Dusshera||19 October 2018||Friday||Vijay Dashami|
|Maharshi Valmiki Birthday||24 October 2018||Wednesday||Delhi, Haryana, Punjab|
|Diwali||07 November 2018||Wednesday|
|Id-e-Milad||21 November 2018||Wednesday|
|Guru Nanak Birthday||23 November 2018||Friday|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2018||Tuesday|
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.