Bihar Holidays 2020

In India, general holidays normally mean mandatory holidays, public holidays and government holidays. Public holidays are observed in banks (both public and private sectors) banks, and local, state and national government offices. 

List of days observed by Bihar as a holiday

FestivalDateDay
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Mahashivratri
21 February
Friday
Holi
10th March
Tuesday
Bihar Day22 MarchSunday
Ram Navami
2nd April
Thursday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Ambedkar Jayanti14th AprilTuesday
May Day01 MayFriday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
25 May
Monday
Bakr Id
31st July
Friday
Janmashtami
12th August
Wednesday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Muharram
29th August
Saturday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Maha24th OctoberSaturday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Eid-e-Milad30 OctoberFriday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Chhat Puja20th NovemberFriday
Chhat Puja Holiday21 November
Saturday
Christmas
25 December
Friday

Bihar specific holidays

  • Bihar Diwas: Bihar Day or Bihar Diwas is a public holiday in Bihar, which celebrates the formation day on Bihar Diwas.
  • Ashoka Birthday: Bihar celebrates the birthday of Ashoka, who was an emperor of the dynasty Maurya, every year. This is also a public holiday in Bihar.