2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Here is the New Year’s 2018 calendar with Indian Holidays. After all the students every time wait for the holidays! Here is the list of all the public holidays of the next year!

 

26-Jan-2018  Republic Day
13-Feb-2018 Maha Shivratri
19-Feb-2018 Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti
1-Mar-2018 HoliKa Dehen
2-Mar-2018 Dhulandi
29-Mar-2018 Mahaveer Jayanti
30-Mar-2018 Good Friday
31-Mar-2018 Hanuman Jayanti
14-Apr-2018 Ambedkar Jayanti
30-Apr-2018 Buddha Poornima
16-Jun-2018 Ramzaan Eid
27-Jul-2018 Guru Poornima
15-Aug-2018 Independence Day
22-Aug-2018 Bakrid
26-Aug-2018 Raksha Bandhan
13-Sep-2018 Ganesh Chaturthi
20-Sep-2018 Muharram
2-Oct-2018 Gandhi Jayanti
18-Oct-2018 Dussehra
6-Nov-2018 Narak Chaturdasi/Choti Diwali
7-Nov-2018 Diwali/Laxmi Puja
8-Nov-2018 Gowardhan Puja
9-Nov-2018 Bhaiya Dooj
14-Nov-2018 Nehru Jayanti
20-Nov-2018 Eid e Milad
23-Nov-2018 Gurunanak Jayanti
22-Dec-2018 Dalit Jayanti
25-Dec-2018 Christmas

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January 26 Republic Day –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

The very first holiday approaching in 2018 is on the Indian Republic day. The day will Friday. This day is a public holiday. All the Indian workers, employees, and students have a holiday from their work. Indians celebrate it all over India. As on this day in 1950 Indian Constitution was adopted and implied. Hence the celebration. It is a National Day of the country. Every institution and official places celebrate it by Parades, speeches, stage performances in the devotion to the country.

 

February 13 Maha-Shivratri – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

This is the very first festive holiday of the year 2018. It is approaching on Tuesday in the second week of the month. This day is celebrated because, on this day, Lord Shiva got married. Hence, the name “Mahashivratri”. The festival is declared as a public holiday. All government and private businesses and institutes observe a holiday on this occasion.

 

February 19 Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

On the date, it will be Chatrapati Shivaji’s 388th Birth Anniversary. He was the emperor of Maratha Empire and a great warrior. On this day celebration is done to remember the great warrior. The followers of Shivaji Maharaj celebrate the day by carrying out rallies coupled with roleplays to honor the emperor. This day is also a public holiday in India.

 

March 1 Holi Ka Dehen –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Holi is the most awaited festival of Indians. This year it is arriving quite early. The festival is arriving in early March. That is on March 1. The day is Thursday. On the day, the people burn a bundle of cow dung kept together. On the occasion, the holiday will be observed only in few Eastern states. These states include Andra Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal too.

 

March 2 Dhulandi –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Just the next day of Holi Ka Dehen, Holi Dhulandi is celebrated. This is approaching on 2nd March, Friday. This day is celebrated all over the country. It is declared as a National Holiday except for few states. On this day people celebrate by applying colors to each other and distributing sweets. Altogether, it is a festival of colors.

 

March 29 Mahaveer Jayanti –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

On Thursday 2018, Mahaveer Jayanti will appear. It is the biggest festival of Jainism. The celebration on this day is done on the occasion of the birth of Buddha Mahaveer. The people of Jain community celebrate the day in all over India. The people carry rallies to in his honor. As the Mahaveer belonged to the Eastern state of India, hence its celebration is very grand there. It is a national Holiday in the country.

 

March 30 Good Friday –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Good Friday every year is a national holiday. This Friday always appears 2 days before the Easter Sunday. As is understood by the name it will appear on Friday. This is the death day of Jesus Christ. It always appears past Holi. It is an important day for Christians.

 

March 31 Hanuman Jayanti –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

This march, there are consecutive holidays. Happy? Haha everyone else is! Hanuman Jayanti is going to appear on last Saturday of the month. Though at many places it is a holiday on Saturdays, while at many places it is not.  This is a Hindu festival. It is celebrated as the birthday of a Hindu god, Hanumanji. The god is a Vanara god. The followers of the god celebrate the festival all over the country. Hence, it is a national holiday.

 

April 14 Ambedkar Jayanti –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Dr. B R Ambedkar. It is observed every year on 14th April. It will this year appear on Saturday. The day is always a national holiday in the country. Well, the day is celebrated not only in India, but 65 countries. Ambedkar was a social reformer who fought against the poor condition of Dalit in India.

 

April 30 Buddha Poornima – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

On Monday of the month, Buddha Poornima is going to appear. This day is celebrated in the honor of Lord Siddhartha Gautama. Also popular as Lord Buddha. The day is although not a national holiday. But it is a holiday in many states. These states include Arunachal Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

 

June 16 Ramjaan Eid –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

It is a Muslim festival. It appears according to the Islamic Calender. Its date is not sure as it depends on the appearance of the moon. It is a full moon day. The Muslims celebrate this festival. They do fasting and then only eat anything after the appearance of the moon. This is also a declared Holiday all over India.

 

July 27 Guru Poornima –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

The last Friday of the month of July will be a full moon day. The word “Poornima” means the full moon day, hence the name. This day basically is worshiped in honor of Guru which means teacher. Some people also call it as Vyasa Poornima. Guru Poornima’s celebration is due to the birth anniversary of Veda Vyasa. It is also a Holiday in India.

August 15 Independence Day –  2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

The independence day of the country is celebrated this day. Of course, all of us must be aware of it. On this day in 1947, the country India got independence from British rule. It will this year appear on Wednesday. People all over India celebrate the day. This is a national day, as well as a national holiday. This day, all official institutions celebrate the day, off from their work.

 

August 22 Bakreed – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Right a week after the independence day, it comes to the Eid. Eid is a Muslim festival. It although always comes according to the Islamic calendar. Its date always depends on the appearance of the moon. It’s celebration is always on the full moon day. This one is the Bakra Eid. Muslim people celebrate it by eating goat meat, “Bakra” means goat. It will probably appear on Thursday.

 

August 26 Rakshabandhan – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Rakhi is equally one of the biggest festivals in north India. People celebrate the festival to honor the brothers of the family. People of the country celebrate it by honoring the brothers of each family. The sisters of the family tie a band in the wrists of the brothers while the brothers promise them to protect them always. The sisters often get gifts from brothers. The brothers get sweets from sisters. The day is always a holiday. But this time it is going to arrive on a Sunday.

 

September 13 Ganesh Chaturthi – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Thursday of the month of September is the day of Ganesh Chaturthi. Some people also call the festival as Vinayaka Chaturthi. The devotees of Lord Ganesha celebrate the day. People believe that on this day  Lord Ganesha visits his devotes. This festival starts here and lasts up to 10 days. Every Hindu celebrate this festival. This is a holiday.

 

September 20 Moharram – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

It is again a Muslim festival. Its date is always according to the Islamic calendar. Holiday is mandatory on this day in view of the festival. This year it is approaching on Thursday. The Muslim population of the country celebrates the festival. According to the Muslim religion, this day their god died. Hence, they refrain their joy on this day to remember and honor the sacrifice done by their god.

 

October 2 Gandhi Jayanti – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Gandhi Jayanti is a national Holiday in India. The reason behind this celebration is the birth anniversary of the freedom fighter of the country, Mahatma Gandhi. People celebrate the day by devoting and honoring the freedom fighter and revolutioner. Additionally, the mahatma’s devotees offer his posters with garlands and speeches and stage shows as a celebration. The day this year will appear on Tuesday.

 

October 18 Dussehra – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Dussehra this year is going to arrive on a Thursday. Dussehra is the also one of the biggest festivals in India. It is celebrated as a Hindu mythological god named Lord Rama killed an evil king named Ravana. This festival’s celebration is the celebration of the victory of the lord. In short the victory of good over evil. People all over the country burn effigies of Ravana and celebrate the festival. In addition, people also workship their vehicles, weapons, and tools on this day. It is a holiday all over the country.

 

November 6 Choti Diwali – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Tuesday is finally the day of Choti Dipawali. Also popular as Narak Chaturdasi. Hindus celebrate the day all over the country just like Diwali. People also call it Roop Chaudas. Actually this is the day from when Diwali vacations start. It is a holiday all over the country.

 

November 7 Diwali/Laxmi Puja – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Diwali, the biggest festival is the finally here. The festival of lights and joy. This is going to arrive on Wednesday of the month. This festival is celebrated as on this day Hindu mythological god Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya. Therefore this festival is a festival of joy and happiness. The celebration furthermore includes decoration by lighting lights, decorating houses, meeting people and eating sweets. This is for sure a holiday.

 

November 8 Gowardhan Puja – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

The next of Diwali, the vacation is still not over. The next day also known as Padva appears. This year it will appear on Thursday. People celebrate the day by meeting each other and visiting each other’s houses and gift sweets. This is also a holiday over the country.

 

November 9 Bhaiya Dooj – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Bhai Dooj, the last day of the five-day festival, Diwali. Bhaiya Dooj is the day when the brothers of the family are honored. This is so as they protect the family from problems of life. This day, this year will appear on a Friday. It will be the end of the vacation of Diwali festival. The last holiday, but surely a holiday.

 

November 14 Nehru Jayanti – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Also popular as Children’s day. This is not actually a holiday everywhere. This might be a holiday in some educational institutions, while somewhere people celebrate the same day. The day is the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Jawaharlal Nehru. As he loved children too much, hence his birthday is celebrated all over the country as children’s day. Uniquely it will appear on Wednesday this month.

 

November 20 Eid-e-Milad – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Eid, another Muslim festival. The Muslim population of the country celebrates it. This year it will probably appear on Tuesday. Although it depends upon the appearance of the moon. It may vary by a day or two. This Eid-e-Milad is a day of celebration due to the birthday of one of the prophets of Muslim. People of Muslim community celebrate it by praying night long, marching parades, etc. it is a holiday all over the country.

 

November 23 Gurunanak Jayanti – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Well, this November will be full of holidays. Guru Nanak Jayanti appearing on 23rd, that is Friday will be the last of the month. It is a Sikh festival. The people of the Sikh religion celebrate the festival. The celebration of the day is due to the birthday of Guru Nanak Gurpurab. This is also a declared holiday n India.

December 22 Dalit Jayanti – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Dalit Jayanti is the day when the Dalits of the country are given honor and respect for their work. This year it is going to arrive on Saturday. It is also a holiday in many institutions.

 

December 25 Christmas – 2018 Calendar with Indian Holidays

Christmas, indeed the biggest festival of the whole world. People of India also celebrate this festival. The festival s celebrated as it is the birthday of Jesus Christ. People celebrate the festival by making sweets, cakes, visiting churches, decorating houses. Not only Christians but many people from every community and religion celebrate the festival. Hence, it is a holiday worldwide.

 

May this year fill your life with joy and happiness. We, the team of Colors of Blog wish you all a Happy New Year.


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