The holiday page gives you the most vital information related to holidays in Uttar Pradesh for the year 2020. Both the central and state governments have declared the calendar of holidays for the central and state government employees.
|Republic Day||26 January||Sunday|
|Hazrat Ali Jayanti||09 March||Monday|
|Ram Navami||02 April||Thursday|
|Mahavir Jayanti||06 April||Monday|
|Ambedkar Jayanti||14 April||Tuesday|
|Buddha Purnima||07 May||Thursday|
|Independence Day||15th August||Saturday |
|Gandhi Jayanti||2nd October||Friday|
|Maha Asthami||24th October||Saturday|
|Deepavali Holiday||15th November||Sunday|
|Bhai Dooj||16th November||Monday|
|Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti||30th November||Monday|
|Christmas day||25 December||Friday|
Description of Uttar Pradesh holidays in 2020
The state is unique in terms of customs and traditions. Birthday of Hazrat Ali and Bhai Bij are the two state-specific holidays in Uttar Pradesh. Hazrat Ali is the son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Muharram is a famous Islamic festival and falls in the month of August this year. Diwali, a notable Hindu festival, signifies the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance.
Dussehra, also called Vijay Dashami, is observed for various reasons. Various parts of the Indian continent celebrate Dussehra differently. The festival marks the completion of Durga Puja and is celebrated in the month of October. Raksha Bandhan denotes and strengthens the relationships between sisters and brothers. The festival is majorly celebrated in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. On 14 April every year, Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated to honor the birth of the creator of our constitution.