Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2021 | Office Holidays

Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2021 | 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
FridayNew Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
ThursdayPongalRegional Holiday
FridayThiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
SaturdayUzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayTamil Nadu
TuesdayRepublic DayPublic Holiday
ThursdayBank HolidayNot A Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
FridayGood FridayRegional Holiday
TuesdayTelugu New Year's DayRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
WednesdayDr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
WednesdayTamil New YearRegional HolidayPuthandu. Tamil Nadu only
SundayMahaveer JayanthiRegional Holiday
SaturdayLabour DayRegional HolidayMany states
FridayRamzanRegional HolidayMost states
WednesdayBakridRegional HolidayMany states
SundayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
ThursdayAshuraRegional HolidayMany states
MondayKrishna JayanthiRegional HolidayRestricted Holiday
FridayGanesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SaturdayMahatma Gandhi BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThursdayAyutha PoojaRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayDussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
TuesdayMilad-un-NabiRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
ThursdayDeepavaliRegional HolidayMost states
SaturdayChristmas 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 2022

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