Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2020

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FestivalDateDay
New year's day01 JanuaryWednesday
Pongal15 JanuaryWednesday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
State Day20 FebruaryThursday
Holi
10th March
Tuesday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Bohag Bihu
14 April
Tuesday
Buddha Purnima07th MayThursday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Ganesh Chaturthi22 AugustSaturday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Maha Asthami24 OctoberSaturday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Indigenous Faith Day01 DecemberTuesday
Christmas Day
25 December
Friday


Main festivals of Arunachal Pradesh 2020

Dussehra: Dussehra is a prime festival for the Hindus in Arunachal Pradesh and is celebrated in a different way. The festival falls either in the month of September or in the month of October every year. Friends, neighbors, family members and relatives will exchange the festival wishes among themselves.

Statehood Day: Statehood Day, a public holiday in Arunachal Pradesh, is an epitome of multi-layered identity of the culture of the state that organizes an array of cultural shows. The state also organizes food festival, fashion show, Arogya mela to remark the 4-day festival. The local political leaders will usually inaugurate the cultural festival. Statehood Day is one of the most significant Arunachal Pradesh Holidays 2020.

New Year’s Day: New Year’s Day remarks the commencement of the New Year according to the Gregorian calendar. It is special day for all classes of people who define resolutions for the forthcoming year. Friends, family members and relatives gather or make a trip to the destination(s) of their choice to welcome the New Year.

Republic Day: The government offices will remain shut across the state of Arunachal Pradesh on this auspicious day. The prime celebration takes place in Delhi, the capital city of India, before the President of the country.

Holi: Holi is a festival of colors celebrated by Hindus across the world as it holds a special significance and harmony among people. The festival is celebrated in remembrance of the assassination of Holika, sister of Hrinyakashyapu.

Good Friday: Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Christians across the world mark this day with prayers and listen to sermons on the purpose of Christ the Savior.

Independence Day: Independence Day, a national holiday in India, commemorates the independence of India from the UK. Schools, colleges and government offices across the state of Arunachal Pradesh will remain closed. Delhi holds special celebrations.

Diwali: Diwali is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus across the globe signifying the victory of good over evil or the triumph of light over darkness.

Christmas Day: The Christians residing across the state of Arunachal Pradesh will perform special church services, sing Christian songs, interchange the festival wishes, and party. Christmas Day is a public holiday in the state.