India, being a secular country, hosts individuals of different religions. All of these religions celebrate a plethora of festivals. Some among these are central holidays, some state holiday, yet some festivals are entirely regional and come under restricted holidays. There are several festivals in the month of November, observed by people of different religions and regions. Read on to get a comprehensive list of these holidays.
|1 Nov||Friday||Haryana Day||Haryana|
|1 Nov||Friday||Kannada Rajyotsava||Karnataka|
|26 Nov||Tuesday||Narak Chaturdashi||Karnataka|
|2 Nov||Saturday||Chhath Puja||Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, West Bengal|
|23 Nov||Saturday||Seng Kut Snem||Meghalaya|
|11 Nov||Monday||Guru Nanak Birthday|
|12 Nov||Friday||Rasa Purnima||Odisha|
|8 Nov||Monday||Wangala Festival||Karnataka|
|01 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Puducherry Liberation Day||Pondicherry|
|01 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Haryana Day||Haryana|
|01 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Kannada Rajyosthsava||Karnataka|
|01 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Kut||Manipur|
|08 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Wangala Festival||Meghalaya|
|02 - 11 - 2019||Saturday||Chhath Puja||Jharkhand, Bihar|
|03 - 11 - 2019||Sunday||Chhath Puja Holiday||Bihar|
|16 - 11 - 2019||Saturday||Sahidi Diwas S Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji||Punjab|
|10 - 11 - 2019||Sunday||Eid e Milad||National except for Sikkim, Meghalaya, Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Himachal Pradesh|
|12 - 11 - 2019||Tuesday||Karthika Purnima||Telangana, Odisha|
|12 - 11 - 2019||Tuesday||Guru Nanak Jayanti||National except for Goa, Karnataka, Nagaland, Odisha, Pondicherry, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura|
|15 - 11 - 2019||Friday||Friday Following Eid e Milad||J&K|
|24 - 11 - 2019||Sunday||Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji's Martyrdom Day||Punjab|
Note: Banks have holidays on second and fourth Saturdays too.
Description of Holidays in November
Haryana Day: The state of Haryana was carved out of the erstwhile state of East Punjab on 1st November 1966. This day is celebrated as a public holiday every year in the state.
Karnataka Rajyotsava: Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada Rajyotsava is a public holiday in Karnataka. The state of Karnataka was formed on this day in the year 1956 as all the Kannada language-speaking areas were merged.
Deepavali: Deepavali or Diwali is the Festival of Lights, which is celebrated in October or November. This Hindu festival celebrates the victory of good over evil. The festival honors the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom of Ayodhya after defeating Ravana. People celebrate Diwali by lighting up clay lamps and bursting firecrackers.
Chhath Puja: Chhath Puja is mostly celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and some parts of Odisha and West Bengal. An old Hindu Vedic Festival, Chhat Puja is dedicated to the Sun God Sun or the God of energy.
Id-e-Milad: Id-e-Milad, a famous Islamic festival, honors the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad.