Andhra Pradesh Holidays 2020

Here is the list of public and National holidays celebrated in Andhra Pradesh in the year 2020. It will give you an excellent opportunity to plan your leaves and take advantage of long weekends.

FestivalDateDay
Pongal15 JanuaryWednesday
Kanuma Panduga16 JanuaryThursday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Mahashivratri21 FebruaryFriday
Holi
10th March
Tuesday
Ugadi25 MarchWednesday
Ram Navami
2nd April
Thursday
Babu Jagjiwan Ram Jayanti05 AprilSunday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti
14 April
Tuesday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
24 May
Sunday
Bakrid
31st July
Friday
Janmashtami
12th August
Wednesday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Ganesh Chaturthi22 AugustSaturday
Muharram
29th August
Saturday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Maha Asthami24 OctoberSaturday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Eid-e-Milad30 OctoberFriday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Christmas
25 December
Friday

Famous festival holidays of Andhra Pradesh are as follows:

Sankranti: Makar Sankranti is an ancient Hindu festival which is celebrated in dedication to God Surya.

Maha Shivaratri: Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and other states in India. On this day, Lord Shiva is worshiped and a Jagran is held by devotees of Lord Shiva at night.

Independence Day: Independence Day is celebrated throughout the country every year on 15 August. It was the day in 1947 when India was declared freedom from the administration of the British.

Ganesh Chaturthi: Ganesh Chaturthi is the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganesh, during which idols of Lord Ganesha are installed at homes and public areas on elaborate pandals.

Durgashtami: It is a part of Durga Puja. The devotees of Goddess Durga observe fast on the eighth day of Durgashtami, which is Durgashtami.

Diwali: Diwali is the biggest festival of Hindus across the world to celebrate the victory of good over evil or the triumph of light over darkness.

Christmas: Christmas is celebrated by Christians in remembrance of the birth of Jesus Christ and is celebrated on 25th of December every year.

Srisailam: Located about 200 km from Hyderabad, Srisailam is one of the important pilgrimages’ centers of Lord Shiva in India. Some of the attractions include the Mallikarjun Temple and Srisailam Dam.

Lepakshi: The famous heritage site emphasizes the legacy of the Vijaynagara Empire and its legacy.