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New Years Day

New Year's Day in India is on January 1 of each year. It is celebrated as a time to say goodbye to the previous year and welcome in the New Year.

Celebration\ Observance

The people in India celebrate this holiday with family and friends, either in a large crowd or small gathering. There are live concerts, singing, dancing, and resolutions for the coming year. It is a restricted holiday where individuals can only take a certain amount of these holidays for the year. Government and most business offices remain open.


Traditionally New Year's Day was celebrated in March. The date was moved to January 1 giving it more of a religious importance. January 1 stems from the Gregorian calendar.

India Public Holidays

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for India.

Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for India.