The state of Bihar is located in the eastern part of India and is the hallmark of resplendence and glory. Renowned world heritage sites like Nalanda, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Vaishali, gild the region and highlight the essence of Buddhism and true Indian culture. The beauty of these heritage monuments that are skillfully unfurled in the various alcoves of the state gets doubly enhanced by the colorful fairs and festivals that are inherent of Bihar. Apart from the national holidays celebrated throughout India, there are many other local holidays in Bihar. Listed below are the national holidays and the various public holidays of Bihar.