Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti celebrates Dayanand Saraswati's Arya Samaj. Arya Samaj is principled under Satyarth Prakash as the 'light of truth.' It is observed in February/March of each year.
People remember Swami ji good deeds. Universities in India show respect for one of Indian reformers of the pre Independence time. It is a restricted holiday in which government and most businesses are open.
The sole objective for this holiday is allowing more good to mankind. Maharshi Dayanaud Saraswati's birthday is February 12, 1824.
India Major Holidays:
Date of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
2015 - Saturday, February 14th
2016 - Friday, March 4th
2017 - Tuesday, February 21
2018 - Saturday, February 10
2019 - Thursday, February 28
2020 - Tuesday, February 18
Provides calendars for the calendar year for India.