Holidays make a big difference to your routine life be it a regular holiday or a festival holiday. Sunday is a normal weekend holiday, but a majority of private companies will remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Apart from these regular holidays, employees whether working at government offices or non-government offices are entitled to get three types of holidays primarily. They include national holidays, bank holidays and regional holidays. Each state has different regional holidays because of different cultures and traditions whereas national holidays are commonly celebrated across the country.
List Of Holidays In October 2019
The following table outlines all types of holidays in October 2019:
|2 October 2019||Wednesday||Gandhi Jayanthi||National holiday|
|5 October 2019||Saturday||Maha Saptami||West Bengal, Odisha, Assam|
|6 October 2019||Sunday||Durgashtami||Odisha, West Bengal, Telangana, Assam, Andhra Pradesh|
|6 October 2019||Sunday||Mahanavami||Kerala, Bihar, Odisha|
|6 October 2019||Sunday||Navami of Durga Puja||West Bengal, Assam, Tripura|
|7 October 2019||Monday||Ayudha Puja||Karnataka, Tamil Nadu|
|8 October 2019||Tuesday||Durga Puja||Observed in Odisha, Sikkim|
|8 October 2019||Tuesday||Dussehra||Vijay Dashami|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||Maharshi Valmiki Birthday||Observed in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||Lakshmi Puja||West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Deepavali||Many states in India|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Diwali||Several states in India|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Kali Puja||West Bengal, Odisha, Assam|
|28 October 2019||Monday||Vikram Samvat New Year||Observed in Gujarat|
Bank Holidays In October 2019
The bank holidays in October 2019 have been outlined in the following table:
|O2 October 2019||Wednesday||Gandhi Jayanti||National holiday celebrating the birthday of the Father of the Nation|
|05 October 2019||Saturday||Maha Saptami||Tripura, Sikkim, Odisha, West Bengal|
|06 October 2019||Sunday||Maha Ashtami||Sikkim, Manipur, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Tripura,|
|07 October 2019||Monday||Maha Navami||Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Puducherry, Meghalaya, Kerala, Karnataka, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Nagaland, Jharkhand,|
|08 October 2019||Tuesday||Vijaya Dashami||National except for Manipur, Puducherry|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||Lakshmi Puja||Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha,|
|13 October 2019||Sunday||MaharishiValmiki Jayanti||Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Punjab, Karnataka, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh|
|15 October 2019||Tuesday||Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji||Punjab|
|19 October 2019||Saturday||Lhabab Duchen||Observed in Sikkim|
|26 October 2019||Saturday||Deepavali||Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Puducherry, Kerala|
|27 October 2019||Sunday||Diwali||National except for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Karnataka|
|28 October 2019||Monday||Deepavali Holiday||Uttarakhand, Haryana, Karnataka, Daman and Diu, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra|
|29 October 2019||Tuesday||Vikram Samvat New Year||Observed in Gujarat|
|29 October 2019||Tuesday||Bhai Dooj||Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Sikkim|
|31 October 2019||Thursday||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti||Observed in Gujarat|
Bank (Saturdays) Holidays in October 2019
Banks remain shut on the 11th and 25th of October 2019 on account of the second and fourth Saturdays.
During bank holidays in October 2019, banking institutions will remain closed. ATMs shall be open to the public service.
India has three national holidays: Republic Day, which is celebrated on 26 January every year; Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, which is celebrated on 02 October every year; and Independence Day, which is celebrated on 15 August every year. The month of October 2019 has many holidays for all the classes of people in addition to this national holiday. Why do we need holidays? Well, we all need holidays to take a break from hectic work schedules, celebrate festivals with the people whom we love the most, and go on a trip to the destination we like the most.
Description of October holidays 2019
- Gandhi Jayanti: India celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi every year on 2 October. It is one of the 3 national holidays observed in the country. Schools and colleges organise various types of events and competitions on account of the day for students.
- Maha Saptami: Maha Saptami is a part of 9-day Durga Puja festival observed in the Northern regions of India. Navapatrika’s bathing ceremony signifies the importance of this festival that also entails the worship of Goddess Saraswati.
- Durgashtami: Durgashtami or Mahashtami or Durga Ashtami is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The devotees of Goddess Durga observe fasting on the day that commemorates her triumph over Mahishasura.
- Maha Navami: The devotees worship the Goddess Durga in different avatars on the 9th day of the festival of Navratri. They also perform Dampati pooja and Suvasini pooja on the day of Maha Navami.
- Ayudha Puja: Ayudha Puja is a famous Hindu festival observed in many parts of India and normally falls on the 9th day of the bright half of the 15-day cycle of the moon. People worship the instruments that are used quite often.
- Dussehra: Dussehra or Dasahara or Dashain is observed normally at the completion of Navaratri each year. It is a historically important festival celebrated by the Hindus either in September or October.
- Maharshi Valmiki Jayanthi: The contributions of Maharshi Valmiki, who is well-regarded as the first Sanskrit poet in the country, have been tremendous. Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti celebrates the birth anniversary of this great poet in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
- Lakshmi Puja: Lakshmi Puja is a festival holiday in October 2019 in West Bengal, Karnataka and Tripura. As its name indicates, the festival is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, who is believed to be the Goddess of wealth.
- Diwali: Diwali is a festival of lights and is a popular Hindu festival. The festival carries the special importance to the businessmen who worship Goddess Lakshmi. It is a public holiday in October 2019 in several parts in India.
List Of Holidays In October 2018
|02 October 2018||Tuesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||National holiday|
|08 October 2018||Monday||Mahalaya||West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura|
|10 October 2018||Wednesday||Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti||Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana|
|16 October 2018||Tuesday||Maha Saptami||Odisha, Assam, West Bengal|
|17 October 2018||Wednesday||Durgashtami||Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal|
|18 October 2018||Thursday||Ayudha Puja||Tamil Nadu, Karnataka|
|18 October 2018||Thursday||Mahanavami||Odisha, Kerala, Bihar|
|18 October 2018||Thursday||Navami of Durga Puja||West Bengal, Assam|
|18 October 2018||Thursday||Dussehra||Many states|
|19 October 2018||Friday||Durga Puja||Odisha, Sikkim|
|19 October 2018||Friday||Dussehra||Several states|
|24 October 2018||Wednesday||Lakshmi Puja||West Bengal, Tripura|
|24 October 2018||Wednesday||Maharshi Valmiki's Birthday||Himachal Pradesh, Punjab,|
|31 October 2018||Wednesday||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday||Gujarat|
Bank Holidays In October 2018
|02 October 2018||Tuesday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Domestic|
|08 October 2018||Monday||Mahalaya Amavasye||OR, WB, KA, OR|
|09 October 2018||Tuesday||First Day of Bathukamma||TG|
|09 October 2018||Tuesday||Ghatasthapana||RJ|
|10 October 2018||Wednesday||Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti||HR, PB|
|16 October 2018||Tuesday||Maha Saptami||SK, WB, OR, TR|
|17 October 2018||Wednesday||Maha Ashtami||AP, OR, SK, JH, WB, TR,MH|
|18 October 2018||Thursday||Maha Navami||ML, OR, PY, BR, UP, MN, TR, JH|
|19 October 2018||Friday||Vijaya Dashami||National except PY, MN|
|23 October 2018||Tuesday||Lakshmi Puja||TR, OR, WB|
|24 October 2018||Wednesday||Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti||MP, PB, HP, HR, CH|
|26 October 2018||Friday||Prakash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji||PB|
|30 October 2018||Tuesday||Lhabab Duchen||SK|
|31 October 2018||Wednesday||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti||GJ|
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.