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Here are some of the public holidays in Uttar Pradesh/UP, India including the national holidays in UP.

Holidays in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a province of the Union of India and therefore abides by rules prescribed by the federal authority. The state remains closed completely on National holidays such as: -
  • Independence Day - 15th August
  • Republic Day - 26th January
  • Gandhi Jayanti (Birthday of 'Father of the Nation') - 2nd October

Cities in Utter Pradesh are usually silent on Sundays with most of the government agencies closed. Dipawali, Holi and Eid are the three major festivals in India, which occurs in the month of October and March respectively. Some other major holidays that are celebrated in Uttar Pradesh are Guru Nanak Birthday, Eid-ul-Juha popularly called Bakrid, Dussehra, Christmas, Mohharum and Maha Shivaratri.

Apart from these there are various restricted holidays too that the government of Uttar Pradesh grants.