List of Holidays 2020 For Long Weekends in India
One of the first things that all of us do in the beginning of the year is to check out the calendar for the upcoming long weekends. The year 2020 has a lot in store for the travellers as it promises 15 long weekends 2020.
Each long weekend 2020 can be planned properly and be utilized to the fullest. Each long weekend 2020 will opportune you to check out the best travel destinations from this bucket list.
Long weekends are that time of the month when you can take the much needed break from your regular monotonous routine. These long weekends 2020 are of great importance to the travellers as they understand that the more number of weekends the lesser leaves they will have to apply for.
Here is a list of the long weekends 2020 in every month and the top 3 places that you can plan to visit during these long weekend 2020.
List of Long Holidays in 2020
- February 21, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 21st, February on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri (Feb 21, Friday).
- March 7, 2020, Saturday: Four days of long weekend, when you take one day leave starts from Saturday, 7th, March on the occasion of Holi (Mar 10, Tuesday).
- April 2, 2020, Thursday: Four days of long weekend, when you take one day leave starts from Thursday, 2nd, April on the occasion of Ram Navami (Apr 2, Thursday).
- April 4, 2020, Saturday: Three days of long weekend starts from Saturday, 4th, April on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti (Apr 6, Monday).
- April 10, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 10th, April on the occasion of Good Friday (Apr 10, Friday).
- May 1, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 1st, May on the occasion of Labor Day (May 1, Friday).
- May 7, 2020, Thursday: Four days of long weekend, when you take one day leave starts from Thursday, 7th, May on the occasion of Budhha Purnima (May 7, Thursday).
- May 23, 2020, Saturday: Three days of long weekend starts from Saturday, 23rd, May on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitar (May 25, Monday).
- June 20, 2020, Saturday: Four days of long weekend, when you take one day leave starts from Saturday, 20th, June on the occasion of Rath Yatra (Jun 23, Tuesday).
- August 1, 2020, Saturday: Three days of long weekend starts from Saturday, 1st, August on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan (Aug 3, Monday).
- August 29, 2020, Saturday: Three days of long weekend starts from Saturday, 29th, August on the occasion of Onam (Aug 31, Monday).
- October 2, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 2nd, October on the occasion of Mathatma Gandhi Jayanti (Oct 2, Friday).
- October 30, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 30th, October on the occasion of Milad un Nabi (Oct 30, Friday).
- November 28, 2020, Saturday: Three days of long weekend starts from Saturday, 28th, November on the occasion of Guru Nanak’s Birthday (Nov 30, Monday).
- December 25, 2020, Friday: Three days of long weekend starts from Friday, 25th, December on the occasion of Christmas (Dec 25, Friday).
List of National and Regional Public holidays of India in 2020
|1 Jan||Wednesday||New Year’s Day||Restricted Holiday|
|2 Jan||Thursday||Guru Govind Singh Jayanti||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Jan||Tuesday||Lohri||Restricted Holiday|
|15 Jan||Wednesday||Pongal||Restricted Holiday|
|15 Jan||Wednesday||Makar Sankranti||Restricted Holiday|
|25 Jan||Saturday||Chinese New Year||Observance|
|26 Jan||Sunday||Republic Day||Gazetted Holiday|
|29 Jan||Wednesday||Vasant Panchami||Restricted Holiday|
|9 Feb||Sunday||Guru Ravidas Jayanti||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Feb||Friday||Valentine’s Day||Observance|
|18 Feb||Tuesday||Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti||Restricted Holiday|
|19 Feb||Wednesday||Shivaji Jayanti||Restricted Holiday|
|21 Feb||Friday||Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri||Gazetted Holiday|
|9 Mar||Monday||Holika Dahana||Restricted Holiday|
|9 Mar||Monday||Hazarat Ali’s Birthday||Restricted Holiday|
|10 Mar||Tuesday||Holi||Gazetted Holiday|
|20 Mar||Friday||March Equinox||Season|
|25 Mar||Wednesday||Chaitra Sukhladi||Restricted Holiday|
|2 Apr||Thursday||Rama Navami||Gazetted Holiday|
|6 Apr||Monday||Mahavir Jayanti||Gazetted Holiday|
|9 Apr||Thursday||First day of Passover||Observance|
|9 Apr||Thursday||Maundy Thursday||Observance, Christian|
|10 Apr||Friday||Good Friday||Gazetted Holiday|
|12 Apr||Sunday||Easter Day||Restricted Holiday|
|13 Apr||Monday||Vaisakhi||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Apr||Tuesday||Mesadi/Vaisakhadi||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Apr||Tuesday||Ambedkar Jayanti||Observance|
|1 May||Friday||May Day||Observance|
|7 May||Thursday||Buddha Purnima/Vesak||Gazetted Holiday|
|7 May||Thursday||Birthday of Ravindranath||Restricted Holiday|
|10 May||Sunday||Mother’s Day||Observance|
|22 May||Friday||Jamat Ul-Vida||Restricted Holiday|
|25 May||Monday||Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar||Gazetted Holiday|
|25 May||Monday||Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar||Muslim, Common local holiday|
|21 Jun||Sunday||June Solstice||Season|
|21 Jun||Sunday||Father’s Day||Observance|
|23 Jun||Tuesday||Rath Yatra||Restricted Holiday|
|5 Jul||Sunday||Guru Purnima||Observance|
|31 Jul||Friday||Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha||Gazetted Holiday|
|2 Aug||Sunday||Friendship Day||Observance|
|3 Aug||Monday||Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)||Restricted Holiday|
|11 Aug||Tuesday||Janmashtami (Smarta)||Restricted Holiday|
|12 Aug||Wednesday||Janmashtami||Gazetted Holiday|
|15 Aug||Saturday||Independence Day||Gazetted Holiday|
|16 Aug||Sunday||Parsi New Year||Restricted Holiday|
|22 Aug||Saturday||Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi||Restricted Holiday|
|29 Aug||Saturday||Muharram/Ashura||Gazetted Holiday|
|31 Aug||Monday||Onam||Restricted Holiday|
|22 Sep||Tuesday||September Equinox||Season|
|2 Oct||Friday||Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti||Gazetted Holiday|
|22 Oct||Thursday||Maha Saptami||Restricted Holiday|
|23 Oct||Friday||Maha Ashtami||Restricted Holiday|
|24 Oct||Saturday||Maha Navami||Restricted Holiday|
|25 Oct||Sunday||Dussehra||Gazetted Holiday|
|29 Oct||Thursday||Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad||Gazetted Holiday|
|31 Oct||Saturday||Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti||Restricted Holiday|
|4 Nov||Wednesday||Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Nov||Saturday||Naraka Chaturdasi||Restricted Holiday|
|14 Nov||Saturday||Diwali/Deepavali||Gazetted Holiday|
|15 Nov||Sunday||Govardhan Puja||Restricted Holiday|
|16 Nov||Monday||Bhai Duj||Restricted Holiday|
|20 Nov||Friday||Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)||Restricted Holiday|
|24 Nov||Tuesday||Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||Restricted Holiday|
|30 Nov||Monday||Guru Nanak Jayanti||Gazetted Holiday|
|11 Dec||Friday||First Day of Hanukkah||Observance|
|18 Dec||Friday||Last day of Hanukkah||Observance|
|21 Dec||Monday||December Solstice||Season|
|24 Dec||Thursday||Christmas Eve||Restricted Holiday|
|25 Dec||Friday||Christmas||Gazetted Holiday|
|31 Dec||Thursday||New Year’s Eve||Observance|