Here’s an exhaustive list of National and Public holidays in Karnataka in 2020, that includes regional, and bank holidays that residents of Karnataka can avail in the year 2020.
|Makar Sakranti||15 January||Wednesday|
|Republic Day||26 January||Sunday|
|Mahavir Jayanti||06th April||Monday|
|Good Friday||10th April||Friday|
|Ambedkar Jayanti||14 April||Tuesday|
|Basava Jayanti||26 April||Sunday|
|May Day||01 May||Friday|
|Independence Day||15th August||Saturday |
|Ganesh Chaturthi||22 August||Saturday|
|Mahalaya Amavasye||17 September||Thursday|
|Gandhi Jayanti||2nd October||Friday|
|Maha Navami||24 October||Saturday|
|Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti||31 October||Saturday|
|Kannada Rajyothasav||01 November||Sunday|
|Deepavali Holiday||15th November||Sunday|
|Kanakadasa Jayanti||03 December||Thursday|
|Christmas day||25 December||Friday|
Best holiday destination in Karnataka
Mysore is one of most famous tourist destinations in Karnataka to celebrate the Dussehra festival. It indicates the victory of good or evil. From past so many years, Mysore is being in a long practice of celebrating the festival, enticing a great audience including the foreign tourists.
Apart from Mysore some of the most popular destinations are Belagavi, Shrirarangpatna, Udupi and Bangalore for celebrating the festival of Makar Sakranti.
Udupi is the terrestrial of eternal paradise. Shrirangpatna is a must-visit destination in Karnataka during the festival of Dussehra. In Belagavi, Makara Sankranti is celebrated as the harvest festival.
Belagavi is the best destination in Karnataka to celebrate the festival of Kannada Rajyothsava after Bangalore and Hubli. Cultural programs will be organized by local communities, schools and colleges. People celebrate this festival by playing Kannada songs.
Karnataka Specific Festival
Makar Sankranti is celebrated throughout the state welcoming the new season of harvest. Unlike other festivals, the date of Makar Sankranti is fixed. It is the first festival of every year. Republic Day honors the date on which the Indian Constitution came into effect on 26 January 2017. On 01 November of every year, people throughout the state celebrate Kannada Rajyothsava. The day is celebrated by distributing Rajyothsava Awards.