Maharashtra Holidays In 2019

We have listed all the holidays in 2019 in Maharashtra. The list comprises of all bank, regional, public, and national holidays in Maharashtra in 2019. You can plan your leaves and vacation after referring the holiday list.The entire India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti on 02 October of every year. This is a common public holiday.

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List of Public Holidays in Maharashtra in 2019

Here’s the list of holidays in Maharashtra in 2019 which includes national, regional and bank holidays.

Date Day Holiday Celebrated
1 January 2019 Tuesday New Year’s Day In many states
26 January 2019 Saturday Republic Day Across India
4 March 2019 Monday Maha Shivaratri In many states
21 March 2019 Thursday Holi In many states
1 April 2019 Monday Bank Holiday Only for Banks
6 April 2019 Saturday Gudi Padwa In many states
14 April 2019 Sunday Ram Navami/ Dr Ambedkaar Jayanti In many states
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti In many states
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday Across India
1 May 2019 Wednesday Maharashtra Day Maharashtra
19 May 2019 Sunday Buddha Purnima In many states
5 June 2019 Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr Across India
12 August 2019 Monday Id-ul-Juha (Bakrid) Across India
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day Across India
17 August 2019 Saturday Parsi New Year In many states
2 September 2019 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi Across India
10 September 2019 Tuesday Muharram Across India
2 October 2019 Wednesday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Across India
8 October 2019 Tuesday Dussehra 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 a few states
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas Festival Across India

The Indian state of Maharashtra lies in the western region of the country with its capital in the financial city of Mumbai. The State is considered to be the most industrialised state in India. Maharashtra is also one of India’s biggest commercial and industrial centres. The state has a rich and diverse cultural life and several festivals are held throughout the year.

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

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Bank Holidays in Maharashtra in 2019

Apart from national and regional holidays, there are bank holidays are observed in Maharashtra. During these bank holidays in Maharashtra, bank officials are off from work. All public sector banks in Maharashtra and other states of the country are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month as per an understanding between the Indian Banks’ Association and All India Bank Employees’ Association.

Below is the list of bank holidays in Maharashtra in 2019:

Date Day Holiday
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
19 February 2019 Tuesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
23 February 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
4 March 2019 Monday Maha Shivaratri
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
17 April 2019 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti
19 April 2019 Friday Good Friday
27 April 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
1 May 2019 Wednesday Maharashtra 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
15 August 2019 Thursday Independence Day
17 August 2019 Saturday Parsi New Year
24 August 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
2 September 2019 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
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 Dussehra
12 October 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
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 Birthday
23 November 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday
14 December 2019 Saturday Second Saturday
25 December 2019 Wednesday Christmas
28 December 2019 Saturday Fourth Saturday

The list of holidays in Maharashtra offers some insight into days which could be utilised to balance work-life. This can be used to plan and schedule your business activities and operations, as well as to plan that much-needed break. The mentioned holiday list of Maharashtra in 2019 would be helpful to people of all sections of the society as it will aid in planning their vacations in a smarter way. With an easy list of holidays listed above, it offers us opportunities to plan our leaves along with the holidays during the calendar year in Maharashtra.

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We also have a few festivals, which are specific to a particular state. For instance, Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated only in Karnataka. Similarly, Maharashtra has a few state-specific holidays. If you are residing in Maharashtra and would want to know the dates of regional and public holidays in Maharashtra in 2019, this page is extremely detrimental for you. In India, Maharashtra is the second most populous state. By area, it the third-biggest. Maharashtra is the India’s most affluent state by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mumbai is the capital city and Marathi is the regional language of the state.

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How To Spend Holidays In Maharashtra

Vacations could be appealing and soothing if you plan a trip to Maharashtra, which is one the best, tourist-friendly destinations in India. It is a destination where the hills are always attractive and the coastline is always stifling. The state of Maharashtra welcomes tourists from all parts of the world to spend quality time with their friends and families during holidays. The following are the top five destinations to spend holidays in Maharashtra:

  • Mumbai: Mumbai being the capital city of Maharashtra has many tourist points to give tourists the real joy of holidays. The most famous tourist points to visit include Global Vipassana Pagoda, Elephanta Island and Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount.
  • Pune: The city of Pune, the second biggest city in Maharashtra, has a series of attractive historical sites and attractive tourist points such as Mulshi Dam, Sinhagad Fort and Bhuleshwar Range of Sahyadris.
  • Aurangabad: The attractive scenery of Aurangabad holds a few astonishing pints to spend holidays in Maharashtra with nature and antique shrines.
  • Matheran: Materan is an atmosphere-friendly destination has the major attractions such as Alexander Point, Charlotte Lake, Vikatgad Peb Fort and Echo Point.
  • Mahabaleshwar: This hill destination enthralls every tourist through its tourist points such as Wilson Point, Dhobi and Chinaman waterfalls, Pratap Garden and Pratapgarh Fort.

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List Of Public / Regional Holidays Of Maharashtra In 2018

Holiday Date Day Remarks
Republic Day 26 January 2018 Friday Throughout India
Maha Shivaratri 13 February Tuesday
Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 19 February 2018 Monday Maharashtra-specific holiday
Holi 02 March 2018 Friday
Mahavir Jayanti 29 April 2018 Thursday The important festivals foe Jainism community
Good Friday 30 March 2018 Friday
Bank Holiday 01 April2018 Sunday Year account closing day
Ambedkar Jayanti 14 April 2018 Saturday Birthday of Ambedkar
Buddha Purnima 30 April 2018 Monday
Maharashtra Day 01 May 2018 Tuesday Maharashtra-specific holiday
Idul Fitr 16 June 2018 Saturday Many 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
Ganesh Festival 13 September 2018 Thursday
Muharram 20 September 2018 Thursday
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 02 October 2018 Tuesday Throughout India
Dusshera 18 October 2018 Thursday Vijay Dashami,
Diwali 07 November 2018 Wednesday
Deepavali 08 November 2018 Thursday Maharashtra
Id-e-Milad 21 November 2018 Wednesday
Guru Nanak Birthday 23 November 2018 Friday Birthday of the founder of Sikhism
Christmas Day 25 December 2018 Thursday All states

Maharashtra Bank Holidays 2018

Holiday Day Date
Republic Day Friday 26 January 2018
Maha Shivaratri Tuesday 13 February 2018
Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Monday 19 February 2018
Holi Friday 02 March 2018
Ugadi Sunday 18 March 2018
Ram Navami Sunday 25 March 2018
Mahavir Jayanti Thursday 29 March 2018
Ambedkar Jayanti Saturday 14 April 2018
May Day Tuesday 01 May 2018
Buddha Purnima Tuesday 29 May 2018
Vishu Sunday 15 April 2018
May Day Tuesday 01 May 2018
Idul Fitr Friday 15 June 2018
Independence Day Wednesday 15 August 2018
Parsi New Year Friday 17 August 2018
Bakrid Wednesday 22 August 2018
Ganesh Festival Thursday 13 September 2018
Muharram Thursday 20 September 2018
Gandhi Jayanti Tuesday 02 October 2018
Maha Navami Thursday 18 October 2018
Vijaya Dashami Friday 19 October 2018
Diwali Wednesday 07 November 2018
Deepavali Thursday 08 November 2018
Eid e Milad Wednesday 21 November 2018
Guru Nanak Jayanti Friday 23 November 2018
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December 2018

News About Maharashtra Holidays In 2019

  • Holiday declared on 5 September for schools and junior colleges in Mumbai

    A holiday was declared on 5 September for schools and junior colleges in Mumbai on account of the torrential rains. This will be applicable across Mumbai and Thane as well as the Konkan region. A red alert was issued by the weather department on 4 September. Over 100 weather stations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region recorded 200+ mm of rainfall over the last 24 hours. The holiday for educational institutions was declared as part of a precautionary measure. Rail services have been interrupted by the rains since Wednesday resulting in protests by commuters over the cancellations and delays in train services. Airport operations were also affected by the rains with 24 flights held on ground, 20 cancelled, 280 delayed, and just five taking off on Wednesday. Heavy waterlogging was reported in various parts of the city.

    5 September 2019

  • Maharashtra Declares 2 July as Public Holiday after Heavy Rains

    Due to heavy rains there were water logging at several places in the financial capital of Mumbai and surrounding areas, the State Government has declared 2 July 2019 as a public holiday. The BMC CPRO said that in the wake of the extremely heavy rainfall forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the Government of Maharashtra has declared 2 July as a public holiday as a precautionary measure for Mumbai city and its people. Earlier, the government had declared 2 July as a holiday for all government and private schools. Maharashtra School Education Minister Ashish Shelar said that the government would like to announce and confirm that 2 July 2019 has been declared a holiday for all private and public schools in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, kokan areas and Thane.

    IMD has predicted that there will be intermittent rain in the city and suburbs, with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places for the next 24 hours. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Pravin Pradeshi has directed all the ward officials to reach their offices and monitor the situation. The Central Railway has also suspended the movement of suburban trains, stating safety. The railways said that the Maharashtra government and several other agencies have been requested to ply extra buses between Mumbai and Pune for intercity travellers.

    2 July 2019

  • Government Declares Public Holiday after Rain-Related Accidents in Mumbai

    Unprecedented rains in Mumbai has left as many as 16 people dead overnight to rain-related accidents in Mumbai and Thane in the last 48 hours. Taking precautionary measures, the Maharashtra Government has declared a public holiday on 2 July 2019. In a late-night order, the municipal commissioner announced that all schools and colleges will remain closed on Tuesday. On Tuesday, at least 13 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Malad area here due to heavy rains, NDRF officials said. The incident occurred around 2:00 a.m. when the compound wall in Pimpripada of Malad east area collapsed and people living in the slum adjacent to the wall were trapped under the debris. NDRF officials stated that the deceased were living in the slums.

    They added that their team of National Disaster Response Force along with their sniffer dog reached the site of incident immediately after receiving the details. Also, a team of fire brigade and local police reached the site and took control of the situation. In another incident, about 3 people were killed and one injured after a wall of a school in Kalyan on the nearby hutments killing three persons. Meanwhile, six labourers were killed and about two injured after a wall collapsed on their makeshift shelters in Ambegaon area in Pune. As per the fire brigade officials, the incident took place near Sinhgad College campus on Monday night.

    2 July 2019

  • IT companies in Pune announce paid holiday on April 23 and April 29

    With Pune having a huge number of voters who work in the IT sector, certain IT companies have announced a paid holiday on the poll days. It needs to be mentioned here that people in Pune will vote on April 23 and April 29.  

    An Election Commission of India notification has stated that all establishments and shops are required to be closed on the day of polling in a constituency where general or bye-elections are slated to be held. 

    Pune votes during the third and fourth phase of the general elections. During the third phase of the elections, 14 districts of the state vote while 11 districts vote during the fourth phase of the elections. 

    12 April 2019

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