Public Holidays in India 2024: Dates and Celebrations

Public Holidays in India 2024: Dates and Celebrations

1. New Year's Day - January 1st

Mark the beginning of the year with celebrations and gatherings as Indians welcome the New Year with joy and optimism.

2. Republic Day - January 26th

Commemorate the adoption of the Indian Constitution with grand parades, cultural events, and flag-hoisting ceremonies across the country.

3. Holi - March 9th

Experience the vibrant festival of colors as people come together to celebrate the arrival of spring with music, dance, and playful color throwing.

4. Independence Day - August 15th

Celebrate India's independence from British rule with patriotic fervor, flag-raising ceremonies, and cultural performances nationwide.

5. Diwali - October 24th

Experience the festival of lights as streets and homes are illuminated with diyas and candles, and families come together to exchange gifts and sweets.

6. Eid al-Fitr - April 12th

Mark the end of Ramadan with prayers, feasting, and charitable acts as Muslims celebrate the festival of Eid with friends and family.

7. Christmas - December 25th

Join in the festive spirit as Christians in India celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with prayers, carol singing, and festive decorations.