2016 Indian Festival Calendar

Festivals are part of India and we can say India is a country of the festival. We love to celebrate festivals not just because for entertainment because it brings us closer to God and spirituality.

Festival brings happiness in our life and helps us to remember God and values human being must follow. We are celebrating festivals from hundreds and thousands of years. Festival keeps us closer to our religion.

There are plenty of religions in India and we all celebrate the festival together. Have a look on 2016 festivals dates.

 2016 Indian Festival Calendar

2016 Festival Calendar

January 2016
01 Friday
English New Year
14 Thursday
Lohri
15 Friday
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
16 Saturday
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
20 Wednesday
Tailang Swami Jayanti
23 Saturday
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
26 Tuesday
Republic Day
31 Sunday
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
February 2016
12 Friday
Vasant Panchami
22 Monday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti
March 2016
04 Friday
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
07 Monday
Maha Shivaratri
10 Thursday
Ramakrishna Jayanti
20 Sunday
Vernal Equinox, Parsi New Year
23 Wednesday
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan
24 Thursday
Holi
25 Friday
Good Friday
26 Saturday
Shivaji Jayanti
27 Sunday
Easter
April 2016
01 Friday
Bank’s Holiday
08 Friday
Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
09 Saturday
Jhulelal Jayanti
13 Wednesday
Solar New Year, Baisakhi
14 Thursday
Ambedkar Jayanti
15 Friday
Rama Navami
19 Tuesday
Mahavir Swami Jayanti
21 Thursday
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
May 2016
03 Tuesday
Vallabhacharya Jayanti
07 Saturday
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
11 Wednesday
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
21 Saturday
Buddha Purnima
June 2016
07 Tuesday
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
20 Monday
Kabirdas Jayanti
21 Tuesday
Longest Day of Year
July 2016
01 Friday
Jamat Ul-Vida
06 Wednesday
Jagannath Rathyatra
07 Thursday
Eid al-Fitr, Ramadan
August 2016
10 Wednesday
Tulsidas Jayanti
15 Monday
Independence Day
18 Thursday
Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan
25 Thursday
Krishna Janmashtami
September 2016
05 Monday
13 Tuesday
Onam, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
22 Thursday
Autumnal Equinox
October 2016
01 Saturday
Maharaja Agresen Jayanti
02 Sunday
Gandhi Jayanti
03 Monday
Al-Hijra, Islamic New Year
09 Sunday
Durga Ashtami
10 Monday
Maha Navami
11 Tuesday
Dussehra, Madhvacharya Jayanti
12 Wednesday
Day of Ashura, Muharram
16 Sunday
Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
19 Wednesday
Karwa Chauth
29 Saturday
Narak Chaturdashi
30 Sunday
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja
31 Monday
Gowardhan Puja
November 2016
01 Tuesday
Bhaiya Dooj
06 Sunday
Chhath Puja
14 Monday
Guru Nanak Jayanti, Nehru Jayanti
December 2016
12 Monday
Milad an-Nabi , Id-e-Milad
21 Wednesday
Shortest Day of Year
25 Sunday
Merry Christmas

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