Saturday January 03 Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday January 26 Republic Day Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India
Tuesday February 17 Maha Shivratri Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha
Thursday April 02 Mahavir Jayanti The most important religious holiday in Jainism
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday April 14 Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar
Wednesday April 15 Vishu Kerala Only. First day of Tulu calendar
Friday May 01 May Day Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only
Saturday July 18 Idul Fitr All states except Goa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh
Saturday August 15 Independence Day
Thursday August 27 First Onam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Friday August 28 Thiruvonam Kerala only. Harvest Festival
Monday September 21 Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer
Thursday September 24 Idul Juha Bakrid. Except Delhi, Tamil Nadu.
Friday October 02 Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Gandhi Jayanti
Thursday October 22 Mahanavami Kerala Only. Ninth Day of Dussehra
Friday October 23 Vijaya Dashami Kerala only. Dussehra
Tuesday November 10 Deewali Deepawali. Except Delhi, West Bengal.
Wednesday November 25 Guru Nanak Birthday The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik
Thursday December 24 Milad-un-Nabi Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Second time in 2015.
Friday December 25 Christmas Day