Holidays in India 2008 (Holidays Calendar 2008 India)

What you see here is the list of yearly 2008 holidays for India. So if you are looking for information regarding holidays observed in India in the year 2008, then you have come to the right place. This list has all the holidays written month-wise in proper order so you can easily break down the holidays according to the month and day when it falls.

This list will act as India 2008 holiday calendar and provide you with all the Bank holidays, Public Holidays of India Country, India School Holidays and Official holidays. So it would be easy for you to identify the holidays for the month and plan your schedule accordingly. You can always use this list as a reference to have knowledge about all the religious festivities of India in 2008 and local observances falling within the month of the year 2008 and make preparations for them in advance.

Date Day Holiday Type Year
1st January Tuesday New Year Day Restricted Holiday 2008
5th January Saturday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti Restricted Holiday 2008
15th January Tuesday Pongal Restricted Holiday 2008
26th January Saturday Republic Day Gazetted Holiday 2008
21st February Thursday Guru Ravidas Jayanti Restricted Holiday 2008
19th February Tuesday Shivaji Jayanti Restricted Holiday 2008
14th February Thursday Valentine Day Observance 2008
11th February Monday Vasant Panchami Restricted Holiday 2008
7th February Thursday Chinese New Year Observance 2008
23rd March Sunday Easter Day Restricted Holiday 2008
22nd March Saturday Holi Restricted Holiday 2008
21st March Friday Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad Gazetted Holiday 2008
21st March Friday Good Friday Gazetted Holiday 2008
20th March Thursday Maundy Thursday Observance, Christian 2008
20th March Thursday March Equinox Season 2008
5th March Wednesday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri Gazetted Holiday 2008
2nd March Sunday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Restricted Holiday 2008
20th April Sunday First day of Passover Observance 2008
18th April Friday Mahavir Jayanti Gazetted Holiday 2008
14th April Monday Rama Navami Gazetted Holiday 2008
13th April Sunday Vaisakhi Restricted Holiday 2008
7th April Monday Chaitra Sukhladi Restricted Holiday 2008
1st May Thursday May Day Observance 2008
8th May Thursday Birthday of Ravindranath Restricted Holiday 2008
11th May Sunday Mother Day Observance 2008
20th May Tuesday Buddha Purnima/Vesak Gazetted Holiday 2008
15th June Sunday Father Day Observance 2008
21st June Saturday June Solstice Season 2008
17th July Thursday Hazarat Ali Birthday Restricted Holiday 2008
7th July Monday Rath Yatra Restricted Holiday 2008
3rd August Sunday Friendship Day Observance 2008
15th August Friday Independence Day Gazetted Holiday 2008
16th August Saturday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) Restricted Holiday 2008
19th August Tuesday Parsi New Year Restricted Holiday 2008
24th August Sunday Janmashtami Gazetted Holiday 2008
26th September Friday Jamat Ul-Vida Restricted Holiday 2008
22nd September Monday September Equinox Season 2008
12th September Friday Onam Restricted Holiday 2008
3rd September Wednesday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Restricted Holiday 2008
31st October Friday Halloween Observance 2008
30th October Thursday Bhai Duj Restricted Holiday 2008
29th October Wednesday Govardhan Puja Restricted Holiday 2008
28th October Tuesday Diwali/Deepavali Gazetted Holiday 2008
14th October Tuesday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Restricted Holiday 2008
9th October Thursday Dussehra Gazetted Holiday 2008
7th October Tuesday Maha Ashtami Restricted Holiday 2008
6th October Monday Maha Saptami Restricted Holiday 2008
3rd October Friday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar Muslim, Common local holiday 2008
2nd October Thursday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Gazetted Holiday 2008
24th November Monday Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom Day Restricted Holiday 2008
13th November Thursday Guru Nanak Jayanti Gazetted Holiday 2008
29th December Monday Last day of Hanukkah Observance 2008
25th December Thursday Christmas Gazetted Holiday 2008
24th December Wednesday Christmas Eve Restricted Holiday 2008
22nd December Monday First Day of Hanukkah Observance 2008
21st December Sunday December Solstice Season 2008
9th December Tuesday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha Gazetted Holiday 2008
31st December Wednesday New Year Eve Observance 2008

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