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List of Holidays in Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 2019

Holidays are happy times that call for relaxation, enjoyment and spending quality time with friends and family. India is known for its multitude of holidays. Being a secular country, India is home to several religions that celebrate different festivals. The holiday structure in government organizations differs from that of private companies. Sunday is a regular holiday for all workplaces. Some private companies have holidays on both Saturday and Sunday, whereas Government organizations are mostly open on Saturdays. Banks usually remain closed on two Saturdays in a month and remain open on the other two. There are three national holidays in India when all organizations remain closed; these are Republic day on 26th Jan, Independence Day on 15th Aug and Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd Oct. Apart from these, there are regional and restricted holidays which vary from state to state. This page aims to keep you informed about the different holidays in the state of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

About Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory of India composed of two separate geographical entities. It lies in the lap of the North Western Ghats, amidst the moist deciduous ecoregion. A major portion of its land is under forest cover. Dadra and Nagar Haveli is home to more than three hundred thousand residents. The widely used languages are Hindi and Gujarati. This Union Territory, thus, is a major producer of Khair and general timber. The region is known for its flora and fauna, found in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is spread over 19% of the Union Territory's total area. Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a coveted destination among tourists.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Holidays list in 2019

Holiday

Date

Day

Republic Day

26 Jan

Saturday

Holi

21 Mar

Thursday

Mahavir Jayanti

17 Apr

Wednesday

Good Friday

19 April

Friday

Eid-ul-Fitr

5 Jun

Wednesday

Independence Day

15 Aug

Thursday

Eid al-Adha

11 & 12 Aug

Sunday and Monday

Ganesh Chaturthi

2 Sep

Monday

Muharram

10 Sep

Tuesday

Gandhi Jayanti

2 Oct

Wednesday

Dussehra

8 Oct

Tuesday

Diwali

27 Oct

Sunday

Id-e-Milad

9 & 10 Nov

Saturday and Sunday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

12 Nov

Tuesday

Christmas Day

25 Dec

Wednesday

List of Dadra and Nagar Haveli Bank Holidays in 2019

Date

Day

Holiday

26 Jan

Saturday

Republic Day

21 Mar

Thursday

Holi

17 Apr

Wednesday

Mahavir Jayanti

19 Apr

Friday

Good Friday

5 Jun

Wednesday

Eid-ul-Fitr

15 Aug

Thursday

Independence Day

11 & 12 Aug

Sunday and Monday

Eid-al-Adha

2 Sep

Monday

Ganesh Chaturthi

10 Sep

Tuesday

Muharram

2 Oct

Wednesday

Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

8 Oct

Tuesday

Dussehra

27 Oct

Sunday

Diwali

9 & 10 Nov

Saturday and Sunday

Eid-e-Milad

12 Nov

Tuesday

Guru Nanak Jayanti

25 Dec

Wednesday

Christmas Day

 

Note: Along with the festival holidays, there are holidays on second and fourth Saturdays as well.

The Importance of Knowing the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Holidays in 2019

Apart from the three National Holidays, each state has different regional festivals and holidays. It is important to be aware of the holidays of each state as it can help one plan effectively. People living within the state can plan their vacations or travel itineraries ahead if they know about the holiday dates. People living outside the state can accordingly book their travel tickets if they know about the holiday dates of the state where he or she wishes to travel. Residents will get to know when the banks and the government offices will remain closed. Moreover, a little more knowledge is of no harm and it is always good to be enlightened.

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