• Dr. B.R Ambedkar Jayanti
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    Dr. B.R Ambedkar Jayanti

    To remember the birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R Ambedkar, Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated on April 14 every year. Dr. Ambedkar was a political genius who tried to make this world a better place. He was born in Mhow on 14th April 1891. His family belonged to Dalit caste. His father worked in the British East India Company. He was not from a rich family background. He was not permitted to sit in the classroom due to this depressed caste. D.r Babasaheb Ambedkar completed his schooling at the Elphinstone High School. He went to Mumbai and completed his graduation in economics & political science from the Elphinstone College. He also holds…

  • mahatma gandhi jayanti
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    Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi is known  as the “Father of the Nation.”  He has traveled a long way which led to attain the independence of the country. Starting from being a Civil Rights activist in 1893 in South Africa and spending 21 years in the country, he was the motivator behind ‘Satyagraha’ movement and many other revolutionary activities.  Mahatma Gandhi led the way to nonviolent protest and urged them to leave India thereby making the country independent.  Indian attained ‘Purna Swaraj’ after gaining independence. He joined Congress in 1915 and returned to India. Gandhi was conferred the title Mahatma by Rabindranath Tagore. Gandhi played an important part when India faced hard days…

  • sardar vallabhbhai patel jayanti
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    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is popularly known as Sardar Patel and he is known for his contribution towards India. After the independence, he also became the deputy Prime Minister of the Independent India and that makes him the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an integral part of Indian National Congress and his main contribution lies in integrating the Indian princely states to form a stronger and united India. Talking about his early life, it is known that he was born in Gujarat and most of his childhood was spent in Gujarat. After completing his education, he decided to become a lawyer and he followed his dreams. He helped…

  • Bohag Bihu
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    Bohag Bihu Holiday

    Like the other Bihu festivals, the festival of Bohag Bihu is an important festival for the people of Assam. Assam is one of the north-eastern states in India. There are three Bihu festivals which are celebrated in this state, out of which the Bohag Bihu comes in the season of spring. The festival is known to bring together Assamese of different caste, religion, gender, faith, etc. who come together to celebrate the Bohag Bihu with great pomp and fervor. Bohag Bihu is also known as the Rangali Bihu and is essentially known as the Assamese new year. The festival falls in mid-April which is also the time of harvest. During…

  • Independence Day
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    Independence Day

    Independence Day is one of the most important and renowned national celebrations of India, Independence Day celebration occurs every year on 15th August. Independence Day is celebrated by people all across the country, commemorating sacrifices & contribution of National leaders who participated in the freedom struggle for Independence. It is considered as the National holiday for all the educational institutions In India. India had been in the British hands for long years and it attained independence after the long years of slavery. It was extremely difficult to get freedom from British government those days. But, it becomes true due to the sacrifices made by a lot of freedom fighters and…

  • Republic Day
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    Republic Day

    26 January 1950 is set apart as the day when India turned into a Democratic nation. The constitution of our nation was composed on this day and the national flag was lifted proudly and respectfully. Consistently on this day, the nation commends the rights that were given to them and the opportunities after the constitution was made. The constitution of India was composed by Dr. B.R Ambedkar who changed the constitution that was created in 1935. The constitution which he composed was passed on the 26th of November 1949. The nation turned into a social, sovereign, secular and a democratic nation on the 26th of January 1950. The words secular…

  • Holidays

    List of Public Holidays in Pondicherry

    List of Public Holidays in Pondicherry Day Date Holiday Sunday 14-Jan Pongal Tuesday 16-Jan Uzhavar Thirunal Friday 26-Jan Republic Day Friday 30-Mar Good Friday Saturday 14-Apr Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Saturday 14-Apr Tamil New Year Tuesday 1-May May Day Friday 15-Jun Idul Fitr Wednesday 15-Aug Independence Day Thursday 16-Aug De Jure Transfer Day Thursday 13-Sep Ganesh Chaturthi Tuesday 2-Oct Gandhi Jayanti Thursday 18-Oct Maha Navami Thursday 1-Nov Puducherry Liberation Day Tuesday 6-Nov Deepavali Wednesday 21-Nov Eid e Milad Tuesday 25-Dec Christmas Day You can see the complete list of public holidays in India via click on this link List of National & Public Holidays in India 2018. In case if you…

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    List of Public Holidays in Lakshadeep

    List of Public Holidays in Lakshadeep Day Date Holiday Friday 26-Jan Republic Day Tuesday 13-Feb Maha Shivratri Thursday 1-Mar Doljatra Friday 2-Mar Holi Sunday 18-Mar Ugadi Sunday 25-Mar Ram Navami Thursday 29-Mar Mahavir Jayanti Friday 30-Mar Good Friday Friday 30-Mar Hazrat Alis Birthday Sunday 1-Apr Bank Holiday Saturday 14-Apr Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Wednesday 18-Apr Parashurama Jayanti Monday 30-Apr Buddha Purnima Friday 15-Jun Idul Fitr Wednesday 15-Aug Independence Day Wednesday 22-Aug Idul Juha Sunday 26-Aug Raksha Bandhan Monday 3-Sep Janmashtami Thursday 20-Sep Muharram (10th Day) Tuesday 2-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Friday 19-Oct Dussehra Wednesday 7-Nov Deewali Wednesday 14-Nov Chhath Puja Wednesday 21-Nov Id-e-Milad Friday 23-Nov Guru Nanak Birthday Tuesday 25-Dec Christmas…

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    List of Public Holidays in Daman and Diu

    List of Public Holidays in Daman and Diu Day Date Holiday Friday 26-Jan Republic Day Tuesday 13-Feb Maha Shivratri Friday 2-Mar Holi Sunday 25-Mar Ram Navami Friday 30-Mar Good Friday Friday 15-Jun Idul Fitr Wednesday 15-Aug Independence Day Sunday 26-Aug Raksha Bandhan Monday 3-Sep Janmashtami Thursday 13-Sep Ganesh Chaturthi Tuesday 2-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Friday 19-Oct Dussehra Wednesday 7-Nov Deewali Thursday 8-Nov Deepavali Holiday Wednesday 21-Nov Id-e-Milad Wednesday 19-Dec Liberation Day Tuesday 25-Dec Christmas Day You can see the complete list of public holidays in India via click on this link List of National & Public Holidays in India 2018. In case if you want to see public/gazetted holidays list…

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    List of Public Holidays in Dadar and Nagar Haveli

    List of Public Holidays in Dadar and Nagar Haveli Date Day Holiday Friday 26-Jan Republic Day Friday 2-Mar Holi Thursday 29-Mar Mahavir Jayanti Friday 30-Mar Good Friday Firday 15-Jun Idul Fitr Wednesday 15-Aug Independence Day Wednesday 22-Aug Idul Juha Thursday 13-Sep Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday 20-Sep Muharram (10th Day) Tuesday 2-Oct Mahatma Gandhi Birthday Friday 19-Oct Dussehra Wednesday 7-Nov Deewali Wednesday 21-Nov Id-e-Milad Friday 23-Nov Guru Nanak Birthday Tuesday 25-Dec Christmas Day You can see the complete list of public holidays in India via click on this link List of National & Public Holidays in India 2018. In case if you want to see public/gazetted holidays list by month or by…