Haryana Holidays 2020

The list includes all regional, public, and bank holidays in Haryana in 2020. You can refer to the list and plan your leaves accordingly.

FestivalDateDay
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti02 JanuaryThursday
Republic Day
26 January
Sunday
Vasant Panchami30 JanuaryThursday
Guru Ravidas Jayanti09 FebruarySunday
Mahashivratri
21 February
Friday
Holi
10th March
Tuesday
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Martyrdom Day23 MarchMonday
Ram Navami
2nd April
Thursday
Mahavir Jayanti06th AprilMonday
Good Friday
10th April
Friday
Vaisakhi13 AprilMonday
Ambedkar Jayanti14 AprilTuesday
Maharshi Pasuram Jayanti25 AprilSaturday
Buddha Purnima
07th May
Thursday
Ramzan/Eid-ul-Fitr
24 May
Sunday
Maharana Pratap Jayanti25 MayMonday
Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti05 JuneFriday
Haryali Teej23 JulyThursday
Bakrid/Shaheed Uddham Singh Martyrdom day
31st July
Friday
Rakshabandhan03 AugustMonday
Janmashtami
12th August
Wednesday
Independence Day
15th August
Saturday 
Muharram
29th August
Saturday
Heroes Martyrdom Day23 SeptemberWednesday
Gandhi Jayanti
2nd October
Friday
Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti17th OctoberSaturday
Dussehra
25th October
Sunday
Eid-e-Milad30 OctoberFriday
Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti31 OctoberSaturday
Haryana Day01 NovemberSunday
Diwali
14th November
Saturday
Govardhan Puja15th NovemberSunday
Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti
30th November
Monday
Christmas day
25 December
Friday
Shaheed Uddham Singh Jayanti26 DecemberSaturday

Famous festivals of Haryana are as follows:

Holi:  Festival of Holi is known as Dulandi in Haryana. Here is a tradition of breaking pots and playing with colors.

Deepavali is known as the Festival of Lights. This festival commemorates the killing of the demon Ravana by the king of Ayodhya, RAM. On returning after his victory, the kind was welcomed with the lighting of crackers and light. It is celebrated on Amavasya or new moon day in Haryana. Diwali is celebrated as ‘Choti Diwali’ or ‘Small Diwali’ in Haryana.

Lohri:  

Lohri is celebrated annually in the state of Haryana. It is held on the day of Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti. Lohri is an auspicious festival that celebrates joy, peace, fertility and the harmony of life.

Basant Panchami:

Basant Panchami is a festival that is celebrated annually in Haryana. It welcomes spring with zest and celebrates the passing of winter.  They celebrate the culture and heritage of the people of this state. Kites are flown as a part of the annual celebration.

Teej

Teej is celebrated every year in the state of Haryana. The festivities are held on Sawan Sudi. It welcomes the monsoon season and looks forward to the first showers of the south west monsoons. The girls apply henna on their hands and receive new clothes from the members of the household. The boys are excused from work. Feasts are prepared.