List of Indian Holidays for 1996

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        List of government of India holidays for year 1996
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                        Gazetted Holidays

Republic Day                    : 26th January
Idu'l Fitr                      : 21st February
Holi                            : 5th March
Ram Navami                      : 28th March
Mahavir Jayanti                 : 1st April
Good Friday                     : 5th April
Idu'l Zuha                      : 29th April
Buddha Purnima                  : 3rd May
Muharram                        : 28th May
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad     : 29th July
(Birthday of Prophet Mohammed)
Independence Day                : 15th August
Janamashtmi                     : 5th September
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday       : 2nd October
Betul's Birthday (Hi, that's me :-) 16th October (Not a holiday :-)
Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)        : 21st October
Diwali (Deepawali)              : 10th November
Guru Nanak's Birthday           : 25th November
Christmas Day                   : 25th December

                       Restricted Holidays

New Year's Day                  : 1st January
Makara Sakrankti/Pongal         : 15th January
Basant Panchami/Sri Panchami    : 24th January
Guru Ravidas's Birthday         : 4th February
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti : 14th February
Jamat-Ul-Vida                   : 16th February
Mahashivaratri                  : 17th February
Holi (Holikadehan)              : 4th March
Chaitra Sukladi/Ugadi/Gudi Padava/Cheti Chand : 20th March
Vaisakhi/Mesadi                 : 13th April
Vishu Vaisakhadi/Bhag Bihu      : 14th April
Rath Yatra                      : 17th July
Parsee New Year                 : 22nd August
Onam                            : 27th August
Raksha Bandhan                  : 28th August
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayak Chaturthi : 16th September
Dussehra (Maha Saptami)         : 19th October
Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)         : 20th October
Dussehra (Maha Navami)          : 21st October
Maharishi Valmiki's Birthday    : 26th October
Narkaka Chturdashi              : 10th November
Govardhan Puja                  : 11th November
Bhai Duj                        : 12th November
Hazrat Ali's Birthday           : 25th November
Guru Teg Bahadur's Martyrdom Day : 15th December