Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2020 | Office Holidays

Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2020 | Office Holidays

Public holidays observed by private companies usually follow the Tamil Nadu Industrial Establishments (National and Festival Holidays) Act. The four national holidays, (26th January, 1st May, 15th August and 2nd October) are supplemented by five festival holidays selected from any of the festivals given the religious and regional interests of the employees

DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
WednesdayNew Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
WednesdayPongalRegional Holiday
ThursdayThiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
FridayUzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayTamil Nadu only
SundayRepublic DayPublic Holiday
WednesdayTelugu New Year's DayRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
WednesdayBank HolidayNot A Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
MondayMahaveer JayanthiRegional Holiday
FridayGood FridayRegional Holiday
TuesdayDr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
TuesdayTamil New YearRegional HolidayTamil Nadu, Puducherry
FridayLabour DayRegional HolidayMany states
MondayRamzanRegional HolidayMost states
SaturdayBakridRegional HolidayMany states
TuesdayKrishna JayanthiRegional HolidayMany states
SaturdayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
SaturdayGanesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SundayAshuraRegional HolidayMany states
FridayMahatma Gandhi BirthdayPublic HolidayGandhi Jayanti
SundayAyutha PoojaRegional HolidaySeveral states
MondayDussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
FridayMaulud NabiRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
SaturdayDeepavaliRegional HolidayMany states
FridayChristmas DayRegional HolidayObserved in all states

Note: The above list of Tamil Nadu holidays is applicable across the state. Also, it’s for cities listed below:

  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Salem
  • Vellore
  • Tiruppur
  • Thanjavur
  • Erode
  • Thoothukudi
  • Rameswaram
  • Ooty
  • Kodaikanal
  • Hosur

Check: India Public Holidays List 2021

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