Public Holidays in Tamil Nadu in 2022 | 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
SaturdayNew Year's DayRegional HolidaySeveral states
FridayPongalRegional Holiday
FridayUzhavar TirunalRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu only
SaturdayThiruvalluvar DayRegional HolidayPuducherry, Tamil Nadu
WednesdayRepublic DayPublic Holiday
FridayBank HolidayNot A Public HolidayBanks only. Annual accounts closing
SaturdayTelugu New Year's DayRegional HolidayTelugu and Kannada New Year
ThursdayDr Ambedkar JayantiRegional Holiday
ThursdayTamil New YearRegional HolidayPuthandu. Tamil Nadu only
ThursdayMahaveer JayanthiRegional HolidayThe most important religious holiday in Jainism
FridayGood FridayRegional Holiday
SundayLabour DayRegional HolidayMany states
TuesdayRamzanRegional HolidayMost states
SundayBakridRegional HolidayMany states
ThursdayAshuraRegional HolidayMany states
MondayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
FridayKrishna JayanthiRegional HolidayMany states
WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiRegional HolidayVarasiddhi Vinayaka Vrata
SundayMahatma Gandhi BirthdayPublic HolidayGandhi Jayanti
TuesdayAyutha PoojaRegional HolidaySeveral states
TuesdayDussehraRegional HolidayVijaya Dashami
SundayMaulud NabiRegional HolidayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad
MondayDeepavaliRegional HolidayMany states
SundayChristmas 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 2023

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