Famous Indian Festivals and Nationals Holidays of India in 2017

2017 में भारत के प्रसिद्ध भारतीय त्योहारों और नागरिक छुट्टियों की सूची (2017 Mein Bharat Ke Prasiddh Bhartiya Tyohaaron Aur Naagarik Chhuttiyon Ki Suchi)

Famous Indian Festivals and Public Holidays of India in 2017:

There is a history attached with each and every festivals that people celebrate in India. Diwali is celebrated when Lord Ram came back from the long time spent in jungle and people of Ayodhaya ignited diyas in the happiness of his return from the jungle after 14 years. India is a Multi-Religious country with various cultures and their special rituals adds glow to Indian heritage. With overall population of more than 1.18 billion, festival starts from welcoming the New Year, the rains and the full moon day. Behind each festival, there is different history present.

Full list of Indian Festivals and Public Holidays of India in 2017:-

Date Day Name of Fast, Festivals and Holidays
Fast and Festivals in January Month
01 January Sunday English New Year
02 January Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi
03 January Tuesday Skanda Sashti
05 January Thursday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
06 January Friday Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
08 January Sunday Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
09 January Monday Gauna Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Vaishnava Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Kurma Dwadashi
10 January Tuesday Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
11 January Wednesday Arudra Darshan
12 January Thursday Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas
13 January Friday Magha Begins “North, Lohri
14 January Saturday Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 January Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth, Magh Bihu
19 January Thursday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
23 January Monday Shattila Ekadashi, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
25 January Wednesday Pradosh Vrat, Meru Trayodashi
26 January Thursday Masik Shivaratri, Republic Day
27 January Friday Magha Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
28 January Saturday Gupta Navratri Begins
29 January Sunday Chandra Darshan
31 January Tuesday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
Fast and Festivals in February Month
01 February Wednesday Vasant Panchami
02 February Thursday Skanda Sashti
03 February Friday Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
04 February Saturday Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami
05 February Sunday Masik Karthigai
06 February Monday Rohini Vrat
07 February Tuesday Jaya Ekadashi, Bhishma Dwadashi
08 February Wednesday Pradosh Vrat
10 February Friday Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Lalita Jayanti, Thai Pusam
11 February Saturday Phalguna Begins “North
12 February Sunday Kumbha Sankranti
14 February Tuesday Sankashti Chaturthi, Valentine’s day
17 February Friday Yashoda Jayanti
18 February Saturday Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
19 February Sunday Janaki Jayanti
21 February Tuesday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
22 February Wednesday Vijaya Ekadashi
24 February Friday Pradosh Vrat
25 February Saturday Maha Shivaratri
26 February Sunday Phalguna Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
27 February Monday Chandra Darshan
28 February Tuesday Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
Fast and Festivals in March Month
02 March Thursday Vinayaka Chaturthi
03 March Friday Skanda Sashti
04 March Saturday Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins, Masik Karthigai
05 March Sunday Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
08 March Wednesday Amalaki Ekadashi
09 March Thursday Narasimha Dwadashi
10 March Friday Pradosh Vrat
11 March Saturday Chaumasi Chaudas, Masi Magam
12 March Sunday Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Dol Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Ashtahnika Vidhan Ends, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Attukal Pongala
13 March Monday Holi, Chaitra Begins “North
14 March Tuesday Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya, Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 March Wednesday Shivaji Jayanti
16 March Thursday Sankashti Chaturthi
17 March Friday Ranga Panchami
19 March Sunday Bhanu Saptami, Sheetala Saptami
20 March Monday Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami, Vernal Equinox
21 March Tuesday Varshitap Arambha
24 March Friday Papmochani Ekadashi
25 March Saturday Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
26 March Sunday Masik Shivaratri
27 March Monday Darsha Amavasya
28 March Tuesday Chaitra Amavasya, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
29 March Wednesday Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
30 March Thursday Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
31 March Friday Vinayaka Chaturthi
Fast and Festivals in April Month
01 April Saturday Lakshmi Panchami, Skanda Sashti, Bank’s Holiday, Rohini Vrat
02 April Sunday Yamuna Chhath
03 April Monday Navapad Oli Begins
04 April Tuesday Masik Durgashtami, Mahatara Jayanti
05 April Wednesday Rama Navami
07 April Friday Kamada Ekadashi, Vamana Dwadashi
08 April Saturday Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
09 April Sunday Mahavir Swami Jayanti, Panguni Uthiram
10 April Monday Purnima Upavas, Hazarat Ali’s Birthday
11 April Tuesday Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Navapad Oli Ends
12 April Wednesday Vaishakha Begins “North
14 April Friday Sankashti Chaturthi, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi,Puthandu, Vishu Kani, Ambedkar Jayanti, Good Friday
15 April Saturday Pohela Boishakh
16 April Sunday Easter
19 April Wednesday Kalashtami
22 April Saturday Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
23 April Sunday Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi
24 April Monday Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
26 April Wednesday Vaishakha Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya
27 April Thursday Chandra Darshan
28 April Friday Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, Varshitap Parana
29 April Saturday Matangi Jayanti, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
30 April Sunday Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
Fast and Festivals in May Month
01 May Monday Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
02 May Tuesday Ganga Saptami
03 May Wednesday Masik Durgashtami, Bagalamukhi Jayanti
04 May Thursday Sita Navami, Agni Nakshatram Begins
05 May Friday Mahavir Swami Kevalagyan, Thrissur Pooram
06 May Saturday Mohini Ekadashi
07 May Sunday Parashurama Dwadashi, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
08 May Monday Pradosh Vrat
09 May Tuesday Narasimha Jayanti, Chhinnamasta Jayanti, Tagore Jayanti “Bengal
10 May Wednesday Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
11 May Thursday Jyeshtha Begins “North, Narada Jayanti
14 May Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi, Vrishabha Sankranti
18 May Thursday Kalashtami
21 May Sunday Hanuman Jayanti “Telugu
22 May Monday Apara Ekadashi
23 May Tuesday Pradosh Vrat
24 May Wednesday Masik Shivaratri
25 May Thursday Jyeshtha Amavasya, Darsha-Bhavuka Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
26 May Friday Rohini Vrat
27 May Saturday Chandra Darshan
28 May Sunday Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Agni Nakshatram Ends
29 May Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi
30 May Tuesday Skanda Sashti
Fast and Festivals in June Month
02 June Friday Masik Durgashtami, Dhumavati Jayanti
03 June Saturday Mahesh Navami, Ganga Dussehra
05 June Monday Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi, Ramalakshmana Dwadashi
06 June Tuesday Pradosh Vrat
07 June Wednesday Vaikasi Visakam
08 June Thursday Vat Purnima Vrat
09 June Friday Jyeshtha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
10 June Saturday Ashadha Begins “North
13 June Tuesday Sankashti Chaturthi
15 June Thursday Mithuna Sankranti
17 June Saturday Kalashtami
20 June Tuesday Yogini Ekadashi
21 June Wednesday Pradosh Vrat, Longest Day of Year
22 June Thursday Masik Shivaratri
23 June Friday Darsha Amavasya, Jamat Ul-Vida, Rohini Vrat
24 June Saturday Ashadha Amavasya, Gupta Navratri Begins
25 June Sunday Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra
26 June Monday Eid al-Fitr, Ramadan
27 June Tuesday Vinayaka Chaturthi
28 June Wednesday Skanda Sashti
30 June Friday Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins
Fast and Festivals in July Month
01 July Saturday Masik Durgashtami
04 July Tuesday Devshayani Ekadashi
05 July Wednesday Gauri Vrat Begins “Gujarat, Vasudeva Dwadashi
06 July Thursday Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
07 July Friday Chaumasi Chaudas
08 July Saturday Kokila Vrat “Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
09 July Sunday Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends “Gujarat, Ashtahnika Vidhan Ends
10 July Monday Sawan Begins “North, Shravan Somwar Vrat “North
11 July Tuesday Mangala Gauri Vrat “North
12 July Wednesday Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi
16 July Sunday Bhanu Saptami, Kalashtami, Karka Sankranti
17 July Monday Shravan Somwar Vrat “North
18 July Tuesday Mangala Gauri Vrat “North
19 July Wednesday Kamika Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
20 July Thursday Gauna Kamika Ekadashi, Vaishnava Kamika Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
21 July Friday Pradosh Vrat, Sawan Shivaratri
23 July Sunday Shravana Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
24 July Monday Chandra Darshan, Shravan Somwar Vrat
25 July Tuesday Mangala Gauri Vrat
26 July Wednesday Hariyali Teej, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Andal Jayanthi
27 July Thursday Nag Panchami
28 July Friday Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti, Rigveda Upakarma, Yajurveda Upakarma
29 July Saturday Gayathri Japam
30 July Sunday Bhanu Saptami, Tulsidas Jayanti
31 July Monday Masik Durgashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat
Fast and Festivals in August Month
01 August Tuesday Mangala Gauri Vrat
02 August Wednesday Aadi Perukku
03 August Thursday Shravana Putrada Ekadashi, Damodara Dwadashi
04 August Friday Pradosh Vrat, Varalakshmi Vrat
07 August Monday Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Hayagriva Jayanti,Sanskrit Diwas, Shravan Somwar Vrat
08 August Tuesday Bhadrapada Begins “North
10 August Thursday Kajari Teej
11 August Friday Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti “Tamil, Bol Choth “Gujarat
12 August Saturday Nag Pancham “Gujarat
13 August Sunday Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath “Gujarat
14 August Monday Shitala Satam “Gujarat, Janmashtami “Smarta, Kalashtami, Adya Kali Jayanti
15 August Tuesday Janmashtami “ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Masik Karthigai, Independence Day
16 August Wednesday Rohini Vrat
17 August Thursday Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 August Friday Aja Ekadashi
19 August Saturday Paryushana Parvarambha, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
20 August Sunday Masik Shivaratri
21 August Monday Bhadrapada Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Pithori Amavasya, Pola, Vrishabhotsava, Somvati Amavas, Surya Grahan
23 August Wednesday Chandra Darshan
24 August Thursday Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
25 August Friday Samaveda Upakarma, Ganesh Chaturthi
26 August Saturday Rishi Panchami, Samvatsari Parva
27 August Sunday Skanda Sashti
28 August Monday Lalita Saptami
29 August Tuesday Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
30 August Wednesday Gauri Puja
31 August Thursday Gauri Visarjan
Fast and Festivals in September Month
02 September Saturday Parsva Ekadashi, Kalki Dwadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
03 September Sunday Vamana Jayanti, Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti, Pradosh Vrat
04 September Monday Onam
05 September Tuesday Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
06 September Wednesday Bhadrapada Purnima, Pratipada Shraddha
07 September Thursday Ashwin Begins “North, Dwitiya Shraddha
08 September Friday Tritiya Shraddha
09 September Saturday Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
10 September Sunday Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
11 September Monday Shashthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
12 September Tuesday Saptami Shraddha, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Rohini Vrat
13 September Wednesday Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini
14 September Thursday Navami Shraddha
15 September Friday Dashami Shraddha
16 September Saturday Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
17 September Sunday Dwadashi Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 September Monday Magha Shraddha, Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
19 September Tuesday Sarvapitri Darsha Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
20 September Wednesday Ashwin Amavasya
21 September Thursday Chandra Darshan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana, Maharaja Agresen Jayanti
22 September Friday Al-Hijra, Islamic New Year
23 September Saturday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Autumnal Equinox
24 September Sunday Lalita Panchami
25 September Monday Skanda Sashti
26 September Tuesday Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
27 September Wednesday Saraswati Avahan, Navpatrika Puja, Navapad Oli Begins
28 September Thursday Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
29 September Friday Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai,Bengal Maha Navami
30 September Saturday Saraswati Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Durga Visarjan, Dussehra,Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara,Vidyarambham Day, Buddha Jayanti, Madhvacharya Jayanti
Fast and Festivals in October Month
01 October Sunday Papankusha Ekadashi, Day of Ashura, Muharram
02 October Monday Padmanabha Dwadashi, Gandhi Jayanti
03 October Tuesday Pradosh Vrat
05 October Thursday Ashwin Purnima, Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas,Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti, Navapad Oli Ends
06 October Friday Kartik Begins “North
08 October Sunday Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
10 October Tuesday Rohini Vrat
12 October Thursday Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
15 October Sunday Rama Ekadashi
16 October Monday Govatsa Dwadashi
17 October Tuesday Dhan Teras, Yama Panchak Begins, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat,Tula Sankranti
18 October Wednesday Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja,Masik Shivaratri
19 October Thursday Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Dipmalika, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja,Sharda Puja, Kali Puja, Kamala Jayanti, Kartik Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya
20 October Friday Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida, New Samvat Begins
21 October Saturday Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
23 October Monday Nagula Chavithi “Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 October Wednesday Labh Panchami, Soora Samharam
26 October Thursday Chhath Puja
27 October Friday Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins
28 October Saturday Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
29 October Sunday Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
30 October Monday Kansa Vadh
31 October Tuesday Devutthana Ekadashi, Bhishma Panchak Begins
Fast and Festivals in November Month
01 November Wednesday Tulasi Vivah, Yogeshwara Dwadashi, Pradosh Vrat
02 November Thursday Vaikuntha Chaturdashi, Vishweshwara Vrat
03 November Friday Manikarnika Snan, Chaumasi Chaudas, Dev Diwali
04 November Saturday Kartik Purnima, Pushkar Snan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Bhishma Panchak Ends, Ashtahnika Vidhan Ends, Ratha Yatra
05 November Sunday Margashirsha Begins “North, Masik Karthigai
06 November Monday Rohini Vrat
07 November Tuesday Sankashti Chaturthi
10 November Friday Kalabhairav Jayanti
14 November Tuesday Utpanna Ekadashi, Nehru Jayanti
15 November Wednesday Pradosh Vrat, Ayyappa Utsav
16 November Thursday Masik Shivaratri, Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
18 November Saturday Margashirsha Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya
19 November Sunday Chandra Darshan
22 November Wednesday Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 November Thursday Vivah Panchami, Naga Panchami “Telugu
24 November Friday Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
26 November Sunday Bhanu Saptami
27 November Monday Masik Durgashtami
30 November Thursday Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Matsya Dwadashi, Guruvayur Ekadashi
Fast and Festivals in December Month
01 December Friday Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti “Kannada, Milad an-Nabi, Id-e-Milad
02 December Saturday Karthigai Deepam
03 December Sunday Margashirsha Purnima, Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas,Annapurna Jayanti, Tripura Bhairavi Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
04 December Monday Paush Begins “North
06 December Wednesday Sankashti Chaturthi
10 December Sunday Kalashtami
13 December Wednesday Saphala Ekadashi
15 December Friday Pradosh Vrat
16 December Saturday Masik Shivaratri, Dhanu Sankranti
17 December Sunday Darshavela Amavasya
18 December Monday Paush Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Hanumath Jayanthi
19 December Tuesday Chandra Darshan
21 December Thursday Shortest Day of Year
22 December Friday Vinayaka Chaturthi
24 December Sunday Skanda Sashti
25 December Monday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Merry Christmas
26 December Tuesday Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha, Mandala Pooja
29 December Friday Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
30 December Saturday Kurma Dwadashi, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
31 December Sunday Rohini Vrat
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