Indian Festivals List 2012-2013

List of Indian festivals and holidays in 2012

January 26 (Thursday): Republic Day

January 14 (Saturday): Makar Sankranti

January 15 (Sunday): Pongal

January 28 (Saturday): Basanta Panchami/Sri Panchami

February 5 (Sunday): Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

February 7 (Tuesday): Guru Ravidas' Birthday

February 16 (Thursday): Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

February 19 (Sunday): Shivaji Jayanti

February 20 (Monday): Maha Shivaratri

March 7 (Wednesday): Holika Dahan

March 8 (Thursday): Holi

March 23 (Friday): Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti Chand

April 1 (Sunday): Ram Navami

April 5 (Thursday): Mahavir Jayanti

April 6 (Friday): Good Friday

April 8 (Sunday): Easter Sunday

April 13 (Friday): Baisakhi/Vishu

April 14 (Saturday): Poila Baisakh/Bohag Bihu/Mesadi

May 6 (Sunday): Buddha Purnima

May 8 (Tuesday): Guru Rabindranath's Birthday

June 4 (Monday): Hazarat Ali's Birthday

June 21 (Thursday): Rath Yatra

August 2 (Thursday): Raksha Bandhan

August 10 (Friday): Janmashtami

August 15 (Wednesday): Independence Day

August 17 (Friday): Jamat-ul-Vida

August 18 (Saturday): Parsi New Year's Day

August 20 (Monday): Idu'l Fitr

August 29 (Wednesday): Onam

September 19 (Wednesday): Ganesh Chaturthi

October 2 (Tuesday): Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday

October 21 (Sunday): Maha Saptami

October 22 (Monday): Maha Ashtami

October 23 (Tuesday): Maha Navami

October 24 (Wednesday): Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra

October 27 (Saturday): Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid)

October 29 (Monday): Maharshi Valmiki's Birthday

November 2 (Friday): Karaka Chaturthi/Karva Chauth

November 12 (Monday): Naraka Chaturdasi

November 13 (Tuesday): Diwali

November 14 (Wednesday): Govardhan Puja

November 15 (Thursday): Bhai Dhuj

November 19 (Monday): Pratihar Puja/Surya Sashthi/Chhat Puja

November 24 (Saturday): Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day

November 25 (Sunday): Muharram

November 28 (Wednesday): Guru Nanak's Birthday

December 24 (Monday): Christmas Eve

December 25 (Tuesday): Christmas 

Indian Festival Calendar 2013

January 2013
01 Tuesday New Year
05 Saturday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
13 Sunday Lohri
14 Monday Makar Sankranti
14 Monday Pongal
24 Thursday Milad un Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet), Sunni
26 Saturday Republic Day
29 Tuesday Milad un Nabi, Shia
February 2013
10 Sunday Chinese New Year
10 Sunday Mauni Amavasya
14 Thursday Valentines Day
15 Friday Vasant Panchami
March 2013
10 Sunday Mahashivratri
10 Sunday Mothering Sunday (UK)
21 Thursday Navroz
24 Sunday Palm Sunday (Western)
25 Monday Passover (Till 2nd April)
26 Tuesday Khordad Sal (Birth of Prophet Zaranhushtra in Fasli Calendar)
27 Wednesday Holi
28 Thursday Hola Mohalla
29 Friday Good Friday
31 Sunday Easter (Western)
April 2013
11 Thursday Bikrami Samvat (Hindu New Year)
11 Thursday Gudi Padva
14 Sunday Baisakhi
19 Friday Ram Navmi
24 Wednesday Mahavir Jayanti
25 Thursday Hanuman Jayanti
28 Sunday Palm Sunday (Orthodox)
May 2013
05 Sunday Easter (Orthodox)
12 Sunday Mother's Day
13 Monday Akshay Tritiya
25 Saturday Buddha Purnima
June 2013
16 Sunday Father's Day
16 Sunday Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi Calendar)
July 2013
09 Tuesday Ramadan Begins
10 Wednesday Rath Yatra
19 Friday Jamshedi Noruz (Zoroastrian New Year in Qadimi Calendar)
22 Monday Guru Poornima
28 Sunday Parents Day
August 2013
04 Sunday Friendship Day
08 Thursday Id-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends
11 Sunday Naag Panchami
15 Friday Independence Day
21 Wednesday Raksha Bandhan
28 Wednesday Sri Krishna Janmashtami
September 2013
05 Thursday Teachers Day
08 Sunday Grandparents Day
09 Monday Ganesh Chaturathi
16 Monday Onam
October 2013
02 Wednesday Gandhi Jayanti
05 Saturday Navaratra Begins
11 Friday Durga Puja Begins
13 Sunday Dussehra
15 Tuesday Eid-Ul-Adha
16 Wednesday Boss Day
22 Tuesday Karva Chauth
31 Thursday Halloween
November 2013
01 Friday Dhan Teras
03 Sunday Diwali
03 Sunday Kali Puja
03 Sunday Al-Hijira, Muharram Begins
04 Monday Govardhan Puja
05 Tuesday Bhai Duj
06 Wednesday Chhath Puja Begins (Nahai Khai)
08 Friday Chhath Puja Ends (Suryodaya Argh)
14 Thursday Children's Day
17 Sunday Guru Nanak Jayanti
27 Wednesday Hanukkah (After sunset till 5th December)
28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 2013
05 Tuesday Muharram Ends
25 Wednesday Christmas


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