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Karnataka
Public Holidays

Karnataka Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 Karnataka public holidays. Please scroll down to view.

Karnataka is the 7th largest state in India by size and 8th largest by population, and has a diversity of public holidays due to its rich history and religious influences.

Public holidays in Karnataka are determined by the state government and announced in the last months of each year for the following year. The announcement is made with an official notification published by the Karnataka Government Secretariat under to the Negotiable Instruments Act. The notification is published in kannada and english, and the most recent announcement is available on the state government’s website.

Public Holidays 2017

DateDayHoliday
14 JanSatMakara Sankranti
26 JanThuRepublic Day
(National Day)
24 FebFriMaha Shivaratri
28 MarTueGudi Padva / Ugadi /
Chetti Chand
9 AprSunMahavir Jayanti
14 AprFriGood Friday
14 AprFriDr Ambedkar Jayanti
29 AprSatBasava Jayanti
1 MayMonMay Day
26 JunMonRamazan / Idu'l Fitr
(End of Ramadan) *
15 AugTueIndependence Day
25 AugFriGanesh Chaturthi /
Vinayaka Chaturthi
2 SepSatBakri Id / Idu'l Zuha
(Feast of Sacrifice)
20 SepWedMahalaya Amavasye
29 SepFriDurga Puja / Dussehra
(Maha Navami)
30 SepSatDurga Puja / Dussehra
(Vijaya Dashami)
1 OctSunMuharram
2 OctMonMahatma Gandhi's
Birthday
18 OctWedNaraka Chaturdashi / Kali Puja
20 OctFriBalipadyami Diwali
1 NovWedKannada Rajyothsava
2 DecSatMilad-un-Nabi
(Prophet's Birthday)
25 DecMonChristmas Day