Accenture India Holiday List 2016

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Accenture is a large consulting firm which has grown exponentially in the last decade in India. Normally the policy of Accenture are quite lenient. You don’t need to ask for approval from your manager for a vacation. You just need to enter in the timesheet. Employees can also club vacation with the declared Holidays. Note that some date and time of the festival depending on the local culture. See the Holidays in Accenture in 2016.

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday Day/Date
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivrathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Holi Thursday, March 24, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandhan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Pournima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhat Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Makar Sakranti/Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Holi Thursday, March 24, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Holi Thursday, March 24, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Holi Thursday, March 24, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Holi Thursday, March 24, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telengana Formation Day Thursday, June 2, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Monday, September 5, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Pournima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanthi Friday, February 19, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Holi Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mandatory holidays

Holiday Day/Date
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2016
Republic Day Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Ramzan/Id-ul-Fitr* Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Independence Day Monday, August 15, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Dussehra/Vijayadashami Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Balipadyami /Govardhan Puja Monday, October 31, 2016

Mandatory National holidays on Saturday/Sunday

Holiday Day/Date
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Gandhi Jayanti Sunday, October 2, 2016

Floating Festivals

Holiday City
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Makar Sankranti / Pongal Friday, January 15, 2016
Basant Panchami Friday, February 12, 2016
Mahashivarathri Monday, March 7, 2016
Next day of Mahasivarathri Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Holika Dahan Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Holi Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Good Friday Friday, March 25, 2016
Telegu New Year Day/Gudi Padwa/ Chandramana Ugadi Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti/Masadi/Tamil New year/Vaisakhi/Mesadi/Vaisakhadi/Bahag Bihu //Vishu Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bengali New Year Day (Pôhela Boishakh) /Ram Navami Friday, April 15, 2016
Mahavir Jayanti Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Shab-E-Meraj* Monday, May 16, 2016
Shab-E-Barath* Friday, June 3, 2016
Jamat -Ul- Vida* Friday, July 1, 2016
Varalakshmi Vratham Friday, August 12, 2016
Parsi New Year (Shashenshahi) Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Raksha Bandan Thursday, August 18, 2016
Janmashtami Thursday, August 25, 2016
Bakrid/Id-ul-Zuha* Monday, September 12, 2016
Onam Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Mahalaya Amavasya Friday, September 30, 2016
Durga Puja: Navami Monday, October 10, 2016
Durga Puja: Dashami //Dussehra Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Muharram* Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Karva Chauth Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Bhai Dooj Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Guru Nanak Jayanti Monday, November 14, 2016
ID-E-Milad* Monday, December 12, 2016
Next day of Christmas Monday, December 26, 2016

Festivals and State holidays on Saturdays/Sundays – Additional Floating Festivals / Holidays for entities with 24/7 operations

Holiday Day/Date
Thiruvalluvar Day Saturday, January 16, 2016
Uzhavar Thirunal Sunday, January 17, 2016
Netaji’s Birthday Saturday, January 23, 2016
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 27, 2016
May Day/Maharashtra Day Sunday, May 1, 2016
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday Saturday, May 7, 2016
Buddha Purnima Saturday, May 21, 2016
Shab-E-Qadar* Saturday, July 2, 2016
Teej / Swarnagowri Vratham Sunday, September 4, 2016
Durga Puja: Saptami Saturday, October 8, 2016
Durga Puja: Ashtami Sunday, October 9, 2016
Narakachaturdashi Saturday, October 29, 2016
Deepavali Sunday, October 30, 2016
Chhath Puja Sunday, November 6, 2016
Christmas Sunday, December 25, 2016

Dates for specific festivals like Id-ul-Fitr(Ramzan), Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid) &Muharram may change according to visibility of Moon.

Dates for certain festivals may differ by city based on the calendar that has been used by the government authorities in finalising the state notifications.

Download Accenture Holiday List 2016

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